The Masque at Kenilworth (Sullivan, Arthur)

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Arranger Franklin Taylor (1843-1919), piano reduction
Publisher. Info. London: Chappell & Co., n.d. Plates 12626, 12600, 12627, 12608, 12606, 12625, 126251, 12607, 12628, 12609
Misc. Notes "New edition, revised & corrected" (ca.1900)
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Work Title The Masque at Kenilworth
Alternative. Title Kenilworth, a Masque of the Days of Queen Elizabeth
Composer Sullivan, Arthur
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.4
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAS 46
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 9 sections
1. Introduction: A Summer Night (Instrumental)
2. Solo and Chorus. "Hark! The Sound that Hails a King"
3. Song. "I have slept beneath the water"
4. Quartet. "Let Fauns the cymbal ring"
5. Women's Chorus: Slow Dance with a Burthen
6. Song. "I am a ruler on the sea"
6a. Recitative: "Place for the Queen our show to see, Now speak Immortal Poetry"
7. Scene from The Merchant of Venice (Act V, scene i): "How sweet the moonlight sleeps"
8. A Brisk Dance (Instrumental)
9. Solo and Chorus: "After banquet, play, and riot" ... "Sleep, great Queen!"
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1864
First Performance. 1864-09-08 in Birmingham
Librettist Henry Fothergill Chorley (1808-1872)
Language English
Dedication Michael Costa with affection & respect
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
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