Hugh the Drover (Vaughan Williams, Ralph)

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Publisher. Info. London: J. Curwen & Sons Ltd, 1924. n.p.
Misc. Notes 600 dpi
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General Information

Work Title Hugh the Drover
Alternative. Title Love in the Stocks
Composer Vaughan Williams, Ralph
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRV 27
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1910–14, rev. 1956
First Performance. 1924-07-14 – London, His Majesty's Theatre
Librettist Harold Child (1869-1945)
Language English
Dedication Hugh Allen
Average DurationAvg. Duration 1 hour 34 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voices, orchestra


Mary (soprano)
Aunt Jane (mezzo-soprano)
Hugh the drover (tenor)
John the butcher (baritone)
Sergeant (baritone)
Constable (bass)
A cheap-jack (tenor)
Shellfish seller (bass)
Primrose seller (soprano)
Showman (baritone)
Ballad seller (tenor)
Susan (soprano)
Nancy (mezzo-soprano)
William (tenor)
Robert (baritone)
Turnkey (tenor)
Fool (tenor)
Innkeeper (baritone)


3 sopranos, 2 mezzo sopranos, 6 tenors, 5 baritones, 2 basses


2 flutes, 2 oboes 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion, harp, strings
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