Angelus, Op.56 (Elgar, Edward)

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Publisher. Info. Novello's Part-Song Book (Second Series), No.1167.
London: Novello & Company, Limited, 1909.
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General Information

Work Title Angelus
Alternative. Title (Tuscany)
Composer Elgar, Edward
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.56
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEE 157
Key E-flat major
Text Incipit Ave, Mary!
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1909
First Performance. 1910/12/8
First Publication. 1909
Librettist Words from Tuscan dialect
Language English. Latin refrain (but Anglicized, i.e. "Ave Mary").
Dedication Mrs. Charles Stuart-Wortley
Average DurationAvg. Duration 3 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation mixed chorus (SATB)
Extra Information Motto, from a poem by Dante, inscribed at head of score: Tin tin sonando con si dolce nota - (PARADISO X.)
The work is given Opus number 56, because though Op.56 No.1 is printed in the score header of early editions, no other work was composed for Op.56.