Before the Paling of the Stars (Dale, Benjamin)

Sheet Music

Vocal Scores

PDF scanned by Phillip21
Phillip21 (2017/5/15)

Arranger Composer
Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co., 1912. Plate 13800.
Misc. Notes Scanned from copy owned by composer's widow.
Javascript is required for this feature.

Javascript is required to submit files.

General Information

Work Title Before the Paling of the Stars
Alternative. Title A Christmas Hymn (originally 'A Hymn of the Nativity')
Composer Dale, Benjamin
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op. 7
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IBD 1
Key D-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1912-10 (Ealing, England)
First Performance. 1913-02-11
First Publication. 1912 – London: Novello & Co.
Librettist Christina Rossetti (1830-1894)
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 15 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voices: mixed chorus (SATB)