Lyric Invocation (Jordan, Jules)

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Publisher. Info. Boston: Arthur P. Schmidt, 1891. Plate A.P.S. 2360.
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Work Title Lyric invocation
Alternative. Title "Invocation (Great Gift of God)"
Composer Jordan, Jules
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJJ 3
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Text Incipit Great Gift of God, Harmonious sound Descend and fill
First Publication. 1891
Librettist Caroline Hazard (1856-1945)
Language English
Dedication To the Narragansett Choral Society
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation contralto or bass solo, mixed chorus (SATB), organ

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The Musical Yearbook of the United States notes a performance by the society on July 26 1892. May not have been the premiere (at that late date). See Musical Yearbook, season of 1892-93.