The Immortal Hour (Boughton, Rutland)

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Publisher. Info. London: Stainer & Bell, 1920. Plate S. & B. 2282.
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General Information

Work Title The Immortal Hour
Alternative. Title Music drama
Composer Boughton, Rutland
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRB 5
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 acts
First Performance. 1914-08-26 – Glastonbury, Glastonbury Festival
Frederic Austin (Eochaidh), Irene Lemon (Etain), Rutland Boughton (Dalua),
Arthur Jordan (Midir), Neville Strutt (Manus), Agnes Thomas (Maive),
Muriel Boughton (spirit voice), Arthur Trowbridge (old bard), Kennedy Scott (conductor)
First Publication. 1920 – London: Stainer & Bell
Librettist William Sharp (1855–1905) writing under the pseudonym Fiona MacLeod
Language English
Dedication To Christina
Average DurationAvg. Duration 125 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Soprano (Etain), 2 mezzo-soprano (Maive, spirit voice), tenor (Midir), baritone (Eochaidh), 3 bass (Dalua, Manus, old bard) + mixed chorus (SATB), orchestra
External Links Wikipedia article