The Day of Rest (Booth, Josiah)

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Publisher. Info. London: Novello, Ewer & Co., 1891. Plate 9148.
Misc. Notes Original images: ca.300dpi, grayscale jp2 files approx. 2020 by 2910 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Includes alternate versions of Nos.4 and 5 with organ accompaniment and a organ postlude to be played after No.5
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Work Title The Day of Rest
Alternative. Title A Cantata for Female Voices
Composer Booth, Josiah
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 1
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 12 numbers (with an instrumental introduction)
First Publication. 1891 – London: Novello, Ewer & Co.
Librettist Edward Oxenford (1846–1929)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, alto + female chorus (SSA)
Orchestra(? - see below, Comments)

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From the WorldCat entry for the 1891 edition: "For SA soloists and chorus with piano or organ and bells; acc. originally for unspecified instruments, organ and bells." Tagged as orchestra for now, although since WorldCat only shows a keyboard arrangement, the original is possibly no longer extant.