The Months (Cowen, Frederic Hymen)

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9 more: 2. February. St Valentine - Flirtations • 3. March. Boreas • 4. April. In Springtime • 5. May. Italian Serenade • 6. June. Birds • 7. July. Butterflies • 8. August. Mid-day Reverie • 9. September. Harvest Home • Book 4 (Nos.10-12)

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Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co., 1912. Plate 13656a-d
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Misc. Notes 300 dpi [books 1-3]. Book 4 is RCM Library item 54032001334380
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Work Title The Months
Alternative. Title Twelve Sketches for the Pianoforte [or Orchestra]
Composer Cowen, Frederic Hymen
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFC 23
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 12 pieces in 4 books of 3 pieces each:
  • Book 1
1. January. Lullaby for the New Year
2. February. St Valentine - Flirtations
3. March. Boreas
  • Book 2
4. April. In Springtime
5. May. Italian Serenade
6. June. Birds
  • Book 3
7. July. Butterflies
8. August. Mid-day Reverie
9. September. Harvest Home
  • Book 4
10. October. Autumn Evening Song
11. November. Civic Procession in the Olden Time
12. December. Christmas Morn
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1912
First Performance. 1912?
First Publication. 1912
Dedication To my friend Teresa Carreño
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano;
or orchestra: 2 flutes (1 doubling piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion, glockenspiel, harp, strings

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Also conceived for full orchestra. Autograph full score containing all twelve movements: London RCM, MS 5058j (dated 1912-12-7).

Several movements also published for full orchestra by Novello & Co., ca. 1914-1925.