The Story of the Cross (Buck, Dudley)

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Publisher. Info. G. Schirmer’s Collection of Oratorios and Cantatas
New York: G. Schirmer, 1896. Plate 10123.
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Work Title The Story of the Cross
Alternative. Title Cantata for Lenten Use
Composer Buck, Dudley
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IDB 56
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 14
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1892
First Performance. 1896-03-29 (Palm Sunday) in Taunton, Massachusetts, St. Thomas Church
Walter J. Clemson, conducting.
First Publication. 1896 – New York City: G. Schirmer
Librettist Bible, Claude de Santeüil (opening stanza), Jacopone da Todi poss.
Language English
Dedication Geo. Foster Peabody Esq., New York City
Average DurationAvg. Duration 45–50 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices, chorus, organ

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Premiere (or early performance at least) - see The Organist and Choirmaster, Volume 4, May 15 1896, page 5.

Date 1892 according to N. Lee Orr, Dudley Buck (2008).