Sir John in Love (Vaughan Williams, Ralph)

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Language English / German
Translator Anton Mayer (1879-1945), German text
Publisher. Info. London: Oxford University Press, 1930. n.p.
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General Information

Work Title Sir John In Love
Alternative. Title The Fat Knight
Composer Vaughan Williams, Ralph
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRV 75
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1928
First Performance. 1929-03-21 - London, Royal College of Music, Parry Opera Theatre
Librettist Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1958), after William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 2 hours 14 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra

Cast:

Sir John Falstaff (baritone)
Anne Page (soprano)
Mistress Page (soprano)
Mistress Ford (soprano)
Mistress Quickly (contralto)
Fenton (tenor)
Doctor Caius (tenor)
Frank Ford (bass)
Robert Shallow (tenor or baritone)
Sir Hugh Evans (baritone)
Master Slender (tenor)
Simple (tenor or baritone)
Master George Page (baritone)
Bardolph (tenor)
Corporal Nym (baritone)
Ancient Pistol (bass)
Rugby (bass)
The Host of the 'Garter Inn' (baritone)
Robin (non-singing)
John (baritone)
Robert (baritone)

Voices:

3 sopranos, 1 contralto, 4-6 tenors, 7-9 baritones, 3 basses, mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra:
Related Works Fantasia on Greensleeves and In Windsor Forest extracted from the opera
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