The Light of Asia (Buck, Dudley)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. London: Novello, Ewer & Co., n.d.[1886].
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General Information

Work Title The Light of Asia
Alternative. Title
Composer Buck, Dudley
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 29 numbers in 3 parts
First Performance. 1887-5-6 — Washington, D.C.: Washington Choral Society
First Publication. 1886 – London: Novello, Ewer, & Co.
Librettist Edwin Arnold (1832–1904)
Language English
Dedication To Edwin Arnold, Esq.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, tenor, bass + mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra

Misc. Comments

Accompaniment at the premiere was provided by organ and piano to the consternation of the composer.