The Birth of Arthur (Boughton, Rutland)

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Publisher. Info. London: W. Reeves, n.d.
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General Information

Work Title The Birth of Arthur
Alternative. Title Uther and Igraine ; Choral drama
Composer Boughton, Rutland
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRB 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1908-9
First Performance. 1908, Leeds Musical Festival (prelude only)
Librettist Reginald R. Buckley (1882 or 1883-1919)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 5 solo voices, chorus, orchestra

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Unorchestrated after the end of act 1. Only the libretto published, and Buckley’s published libretti did not reflect Boughton’s many changes.