The Bard, Op.50 (Stanford, Charles Villiers)

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Publisher. Info. London: Boosey & Co., 1895. Plate 3.
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Work Title The Bard
Alternative. Title A Pindaric Ode
Composer Stanford, Charles Villiers
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.50
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICS 5
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1892-9-22, Folkestone
First Performance. 1895-9-19
Joseph Bamby, conducting
Harry Plunket Greene, soloist
First Publication. 1895
Librettist Thomas Gray (1716–1771)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation bass solo, mixed chorus and orchestra

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Autograph full score (British Library MS Mus. 903) "finished at Folkestone, Sept 22. 1892". (Premiere information from Rodmell (2002), pp. 173, 181 and 183; Dibble, pp. 237 and 266.)