The Kingdom, Op.51 (Elgar, Edward)

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Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co., 1906. Plate 12286
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Work Title The Kingdom, Op.51
Alternative. Title
Composer Elgar, Edward
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.51
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 sections
  1. In the Upper Room
  2. At the Beautiful Gate
  3. Pentecost
  4. The Sign of Healing
  5. The Upper Room
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1901-06
First Performance. 1906-10-03 in Birmingham, Birmingham Music Festival.
Festival orchestra, Edward Elgar (conductor)
Agnes Nicholls, Muriel Foster, John Coates and William Higley (soloists)
First Publication. 1906
Librettist Edward Elgar (after Biblical texts)
Language English
Dedication A M D G (Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 95 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation SATB soli, SATB chorus / Orchestra
External Links Wikipedia article
Elgar Society