The Perfect Fool, Op.39 (Holst, Gustav)

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Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co., Ltd., 1923. Plate 14991.
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Arranger Vally Lasker (1885-1978), piano reduction
Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co., 1923. Plate 14981.
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Arranger Vally Lasker (1885-1978)
Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co., 1923. Plate 15019.
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Work Title The Perfect Fool
Alternative. Title
Composer Holst, Gustav
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.39
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGH 25
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 act
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1918-1922
First Performance. 1923-05-14 in London, Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Raymond Ellis (Fool)
Robert Parker (Wizard)
Walter Hyde (Troubadour)
Frederick Collier (Traveller)
Maggie Teyte (Princess)
Edna Thornton (Fool's Mother)
British National Opera Company, Eugene Goossens (conductor)
First Publication. 1923 – London: Novello & Co., Ltd.
Librettist Composer
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voices, orchestra
Cast
Fool/Farmer (spoken role)
Wizard (baritone)
Troubadour (tenor)
Traveller (bass)
Princess (soprano)
Fool's mother (contralto)
Orchestra
2 flutes, piccolo, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, bass drum, cymbals, tam-tam, sleigh bells, tambourine, xylophone
celesta, harp, strings
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