Before Dawn (Benjamin, Arthur)

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Publisher. Info. London: J. Curwen & Sons, 1924. Plate 92014.
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General Information

Work Title Before Dawn
Alternative. Title
Composer Benjamin, Arthur
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAB 1
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1924 – London: J. Curwen & Sons
Librettist Walter De la Mare (1873-1956)
Language English
Dedication Dorothy S M Webb
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, piano