The Lily Nymph (Chadwick, George Whitefield)

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Language English
Publisher. Info. Boston: Arthur P. Schmidt, 1895. Plate A.P.S. 3829.
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Work Title The Lily Nymph
Alternative. Title Dramatic Poem for Solo Voices, Chorus and Orchestra
Composer Chadwick, George Whitefield
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. F.84
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGC 36
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 8 (7 scenes and epilogue)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1894–95
First Performance. 1895-12-07
Carnegie Hall, New York City, United States
New York Musical Society, led by Frank G. Dossert
First Publication. 1895
Librettist Arlo Bates (1850–1918)
Language English
Dedication Philharmonic Society of Montreal
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, tenor, 2 basses + mixed chorus (SATB)

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Described as a cantata by Faucett (and, it seems, by the composer himself- "his 'dramatic cantata'"... in Faucett (2012), George Whitefield Chadwick: The Life and Music of the Pride of New England, pp.141–44.