The Legend of Saint Cecilia (Benedict, Julius)

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Publisher. Info. New York: William A. Pond & Co., n.d. (ca.1880).
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Work Title The Legend of Saint Cecilia
Alternative. Title A Cantata
Composer Benedict, Julius
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 12
First Performance. 1866-11-01 — Norwich, Norwich Music Festival: Thérèse Tietjens (Cecilia), Sims Reeves (Valerianus), Charles Santley (The Prefect of Rome), Anna Drasdil (A Christian Woman)
First Publication. 1866
Librettist Henry Fothergill Chorley (1808–1872)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: soprano (Cecilia), alto (a Christian woman), tenor (Valerianus), bass (the Prefect of Rome) + mixed chorus (SATB)