3 Shakespeare Songs (Vaughan Williams, Ralph)

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Publisher. Info. London: Oxford University Press, 1951.
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General Information

Work Title 3 Shakespeare Songs
Alternative. Title
Composer Vaughan Williams, Ralph
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRV 72
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 songs:
  1. Full fathom five. Andante misterioso (F major)
  2. The cloud‑capp'd towers. Lento (F minor)
  3. Over hill, over dale. Allegro vivace (E minor)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1951
First Performance. 1951-6-23 in London, Royal Festival Hall
conductor: Armstrong Gibbs
First Publication. 1951
Librettist William Shakespeare (1564-1616), translated by Maurice Bouchor (1855-1929)
Language English
Dedication British Federation of Music Festivals National Competitive Festival
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation mixed chorus (SATB)
External Links Wikipedia article
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