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Symphonic suite from Gloriana : op. 53a : for orchestra with optional tenor solo / Benjamin Britten.

Author/Creator:
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976 composer.
Publication:
London : Boosey & Hawkes, 2015.
Format/Description:
Musical score
1 study score (100 pages) ; 26 cm
Distribution:
[Milwaukee, Wis.] : Distributed by Hal Leonard Corporation
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Standardized Title:
Gloriana. Suite
Subjects:
Essex, Robert Devereux, Earl of, 1565-1601 -- Musical settings.
Suites (Orchestra) -- Scores.
Operas -- Excerpts -- Scores.
Essex, Robert Devereux, Earl of, 1565-1601.
Form/Genre:
Suites.
Art music.
Excerpts.
Scores.
Art music.
Excerpts.
Musical settings.
Scores.
Suites.
Language:
English words; also set separately as text with French and German translations by Agnès Ausseur and Bernd Müller, respectively.
Staff notation.
Contents:
The tournament
The lute song
The courtly dances. March ; Coranto ; Pavane ; Morris dance ; Galliard ; Lavolta
Gloriana moritura.
Notes:
Brief performance note in English.
The second movement includes optional tenor, on words of a lute song by Robert Devereux; the tenor voice may be replaced by an oboe.
This work was composed in 1953, and premiered in 1954 by tenor Peter Pears and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
"First impression 2015"--Copyright page.
Duration: approximately 26 min.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1924 Book Fund.
Contributor:
Essex, Robert Devereux, Earl of, 1565-1601, author.
Ausseur, Agnès, translator.
Müller, Bernd, translator.
Class of 1924 Book Fund.
ISBN:
9781784540630
1784540633
OCLC:
932016978
Publisher Number:
888680611644
9790060129735
B. & H. 17546 Boosey & Hawkes
HPS 1532 Boosey & Hawkes
HL48023736 Hal Leonard
48023736 Hal Leonard