Summer on the River (Cowen, Frederic Hymen)

Sheet Music


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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. London: Novello, Ewer & Co., 1893. Plate 8180.
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General Information

Work Title Summer on the River
Alternative. Title Cantata for Female Voices
Composer Cowen, Frederic Hymen
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 numbers
1. Chorus - Shimmering waters lie before us
2. Soprano solo - Singing a song we are gliding along
3. Chorus (or duet) - Where the trees so close and tall
3a. Trio (or chorus) - Where the trees so close and tall
4. Alto solo - Now o'ver the stream the sunbeams fade
5. Chorus and Rustic Dance - Hear the sounds of jocund music
6. Finale. Soprano solo and chorus - Day and night are intertwining
First Publication. 1893 – London: Novello, Ewer & Co.
Librettist "Shapcott Wensley" (= Henry Shapcott Bunce, 1854-1917)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, alto + female chorus (SA)