The Creation, Op.23 (Gruenberg, Louis)

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Language English / German
Translator Rudolf Stephan Hoffmann (1878–1931), German text
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1926. Plate U.E.8327.
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General Information

Work Title The Creation
Alternative. Title A Negro Sermon for Voice and Eight Instruments; Die Schöpfung. Ein Neger-Predigt für eine Singstimme und acht Instrumente
Composer Gruenberg, Louis
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.23
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ILG 12
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1924
First Publication. 1926
Librettist James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938)
Language English / German
Dedication in memory of Ferruccio Busoni
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, flute, clarinet (B♭), bassoon or cello, horn (F), timpani, percussion, viola, piano