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
Alternative. Title
Composer Elgar, Edward
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.51
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEE 39
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 movements:
  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 Composer (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 soprano, alto, tenor, bass, mixed chorus, orchestra
External Links Wikipedia article
Elgar Society