To What Serves Mortal Beauty? (Bird, Melvin Clive)


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Publisher. Info. Melvin Clive Bird
Misc. Notes Melvin Bird has asserted his right under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act, 1988, to be identified as the composer of this work. Please contact the composer for further information. The composer welcomes any performances and recordings. A clear and clean text.
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General Information

Work Title To What Serves Mortal Beauty?
Alternative. Title A Canticle ; A choral study.
Composer Bird, Melvin Clive
Key Atonal.
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Single movement.
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 2012
First Publication. 2015
Librettist Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889)
Language English
Dedication To Harrison Birtwistle
Average DurationAvg. Duration 12 minutes.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation male chorus (TTBB), 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, organ

Misc. Comments

The Composer welcomes performances and recordings of this Work. Please contact the Composer for further information.