Riders to the Sea (Vaughan Williams, Ralph)

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Sheet Music

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Publisher. Info. London: Oxford University Press, 1936. n.p.
Misc. Notes 600 dpi
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General Information

Work Title Riders to the Sea
Alternative. Title
Composer Vaughan Williams, Ralph
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRV 67
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 act
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1927
First Performance. 1937-12-1 – London, Royal College of Music
First Publication. 1936 Vocal Score
1973 Orchestral Score
Librettist John Millington Synge (1871-1909)
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 38 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation solo voices, chorus, orchestra


Cathleen (soprano)
Nora (soprano)
The woman (mezzo-soprano)
Maurya (contralto)
Bartley (baritone)


2 sopranos, mezzo soprano, contralto, baritone


2 flutes, 2 oboes clarinet, bassoon
2 horns, trumpet, percussion, strings
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