This work is likely not in the public domain in the US (due to first publication with the required notice after 1925, plus renewal or "restoration" under the GATT/TRIPS amendments), nor in the EU and those countries where the copyright term is life+70 years. However, it is public domain in Canada (where IMSLP is hosted) and in other countries (China, Hong Kong, New Zealand) where the copyright term is life+50 years.
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|Work Title||The Music Makers|
|Alternative. Title||An Ode to Music ; Óda a muzsikához|
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.||IZK 24|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1963|
|First Publication.||1970 - London: Boosey & Hawkes|
|Librettist||Arthur O'Shaughnessy (1844-1881)|
|Average DurationAvg. Duration||8 minutes|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Early 20th century|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
|Instrumentation||mixed chorus (SATB), 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, strings|
The most famous setting of the poem is that of Elgar (Op.69, date 1912). The poem was first published in the collection Music and Moonlight (1874).