Songs of the Fleet, Op.117 (Stanford, Charles Villiers)




For Baritone, Chorus and Piano

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Publisher. Info. London: Stainer & Bell, 1910. Plate S. & B. Ltd. 597.
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Work Title Songs of the Fleet
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Composer Stanford, Charles Villiers
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.117
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICS 88
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1909 December – 1910 February
First Performance. 1910-10-13 - Leeds Musical Festival
First Publication. 1910 – London: Stainer & Bell
Librettist Henry John Newbolt (1862-1938)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Baritone, Orchestra

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Dates of composition from Dibble, Jeremy (2002), Charles Villiers Stanford: Man and Musician, page 390. Intended for the Jubilee Congress of Naval Architects planned to be held July 1910, but owing to the death of Edward VII, the Congress was postponed to 1911. (Premiere date 13 October 1910 also confirmed there.)