The Quest (Nevin, Ethelbert)

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First edition

Publisher Info.:

Cincinnati: The John Church Co., 1902. Plate 14091.


Public Domain [tag/del]

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General Information

Work Title The Quest
Alternative Title
Composer Nevin, Ethelbert
Movements/Sections 15 numbers in 2 parts
First Performance 1903? — Boston: Boston Singing Club, G. H. Parker (conductor)
First Publication 1902 – Cincinnati: The John Church Co.
Librettist Randolph Hartley (1870–1931)
Language English
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: 2 sopranos, mezzo-soprano, baritone + mixed chorus (SSAATTBB)

Misc. Comments

According to Vance Thompson in The Life of Ethelbert Nevin the composer had intended to orchestrate the accompaniment before his death. This was eventually done by Horatio Parker.

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