Songs from 'The Princess', Op.20a (Holst, Gustav)



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Publisher. Info. London: Novello and Company, Limited, 1907.
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Work Title Songs from 'The Princess'
Alternative. Title
Composer Holst, Gustav
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.20a ; H80
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGH 33
Key A major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 songs:
  1. Sweet and low. Poco adagio (A major)
  2. The splendour falls. Con moto (D major)
  3. Tears, idle tears. Andante (F minor)
  4. O swallow, swallow. Allegretto (A major)
  5. Now sleeps the crimson petal. Andante (A major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1905
Librettist Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation female chorus (3 to 8-parts)
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