The Eve of Saint Agnes (Surette, Thomas Whitney)

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Editor First edition
Language English
Publisher. Info. London: Novello, Ewer & Co., 1897. Plate 8261.
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Work Title The Eve of Saint Agnes
Alternative. Title Dramatic Ballad from the Poem by Keats composed for Soli, Chorus and Orchestra
Composer Surette, Thomas Whitney
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ITS 1
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 10 numbers
First Performance. 1898-02-27 — Philadelphia, Musical Fund Hall: Marie Kunkel Zimmerman (Madeline), Francis Rogers (Porphyro), choruses of the Orpheus and Eurydice Societies, Thomas Whitney Surette (conductor)
First Publication. 1897 – London: Novello, Ewer and Co.
Librettist John Keats
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, tenor + mixed chorus (variously SATB, TTBB, SSAA)

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Premiere information from The Musical Times (April 1, 1898), p.264.