Sulamith (Damrosch, Leopold)

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 Complete Score
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Publisher Info.:

New York: G. Schirmer, No.35, 1882. Plate 3084.


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General Information

Work Title Sulamith
Alternative Title The Song of Songs
Composer Damrosch, Leopold
Movements/Sections 10 numbers
  1. Prelude
  2. Duet for Soprano and Tenor (Tell me, O thou, who my soul loveth...)
  3. Tenor Solo with Male Chorus (Behold, thou art fair, my love)
  4. Mixed Chorus (Arise, my love, my fair one, and come away)
  5. Soprano Solo (I rose to unlock for my beloved)
  6. Orchestra
  7. Tenor Solo (How fair is thy love, my sister, my spouse)
  8. Octet for Female Voices (Whither is thy beloved gone, O thou fairest among women?)
  9. Duet for Soprano and Tenor (Come, my beloved, let us go forth into the field)
  10. Final Chorus (Love is strong as death)
First Performance 1882-04-24 in New York, Steinway Hall: The Oratorio Society of New York, Leopold Damrosch (conductor)
First Publication 1882 – New York: G. Schirmer
Librettist The Bible
Language English
Dedication The Oratorio Society of New York
Composer Time Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Tenor, soprano + mixed chorus (SATB, TTBB, and SSAASSAA in various numbers), orchestra

Misc. Comments

The holograph full score is in the collection of the Juilliard School. A unfavorable review can be found in the May 6, 1882 issue of The Critic.

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