Scenes from the Saga of King Olaf, Op.30 (Elgar, Edward)

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Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co., 1896. Plate 8247.
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The Challenge of Thor

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Publisher. Info. Novello's Octavo Choruses, No.774
London: Novello, Ewer and Co., No.8247, 1896.
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As Torrents in Summer

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Publisher. Info. Novello's Part-Song Book (Second Series), No.796
London: Novello, Ewer & Co., 1896.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

As Torrents in Summer

For 2 Sopranos, Contralto and Piano

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Publisher. Info. Novello's Octavo Edition of Trios, Quartets &c. for Female Voices, No.517
London: Novello & Company, Limited, 1927.
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For Unison Voices and Piano

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Publisher. Info. Novello's School Songs, No.1676.
London: Novello & Company, Limited, 1933.
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For Male Chorus (Chambers)

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Arranger Herbert Arthur Chambers (1880-1967)
Publisher. Info. The Orpheus, No.641
London: Novello & Company, Limited, 1934. Plate 16106.
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For 2 Sopranos and Piano

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Publisher. Info. Novello's Octavo Edition of Two-part Songs for Female Voices, No.308.
London: Novello & Co. Ltd., 1937.
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General Information

Work Title Scenes from the Saga of King Olaf
Alternative. Title
Composer Elgar, Edward
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.30
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEE 67
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 18 movements
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1895–96
First Performance. 1896-10-30, conducted by the composer
  • North Staffordshire Music Festival, Victoria Hall, Hanley
First Publication. 1896
Librettist Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–82), adapted by Harry Arbuthnot Acworth (1849-1933)
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 95 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation soprano, tenor, bass; mixed chorus
orchestra
Discography All Music Guide
External Links Elgar.org

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A 388-page full score was published by the Elgar Society in 2007. (The library description of the full score has "Text by ...Longfellow, with recitatives by ... Acworth.")