The Holy City, Op.36 (Gaul, Alfred Robert)

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Publisher. Info. London: Novello, Ewer & Co., n.d.(ca.1882).
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Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, n.d.(ca.1892). Plate 10696.
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Publisher. Info. Boston: Oliver Ditson, n.d. Plate 55573-107.
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For Organ (Müller)

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Arranger Ignace Müller (fl.1900)
Publisher. Info. New York: J. Fischer & Bro., 1900. Plate 1626.
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General Information

Work Title The Holy City
Alternative. Title An Oratorio for Full Chorus of Mixed Voices, Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Bass Soli
Composer Gaul, Alfred Robert
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.36
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAG 2
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 16 numbers in 2 parts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1882
First Performance. 1882-08-30 — Birmingham, Birmingham Musical Festival
First Publication. 1882 – London: Novello, Ewer & Co.
Librettist traditional
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices, chorus and orchestra
Voices
Soprano, alto, tenor, bass
Mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
2 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, percussion, 2 harps, organ, strings

Misc. Comments

Composed for the Birmingham Musical Festival, 1882. Text based on two hymns, a verse from Milton, three verses from the Te Deum, and scripture.