This work is likely not in the public domain in the US (due to first publication with the required notice after 1927, plus renewal if published before 1964, 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.
|Genre Categories||Odes; For mixed chorus, orchestra; Scores featuring mixed chorus; Scores featuring the orchestra; For chorus with orchestra; English language|
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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).