Ballade, Op.33 (Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel)



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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano Solo (Composer)

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Schissel (2010/8/11)

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Schissel (2010/8/11)

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Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co., 1898. Plate 10675.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
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General Information

Work Title Ballade
Alternative. Title Ballade in A minor
Composer Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.33
Key A minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1898
First Performance. 1898 September 12 in Gloucester, Shire Hall
Three Choirs Festival Orchestra; Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (conductor)
First Publication. 1898
Dedication To my friend, A. J. J.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra
External Links MPH preface (by Timothy Olsen, 2007)

Misc. Comments

Commissioned for the Three Choirs Festival sometime around April 1898 at the suggestion of Edward Elgar (who was approached by them with a commission April 17 1898, and suggested Coleridge-Taylor instead - "I am sorry I am too busy to do so. I wish, wish, wish you would ask Coleridge-Taylor to do it. He still wants recognition, and he is far and away the cleverest fellow going amongst the young men." - Olsen quoting William C. Berwick Sayers, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Musician: His Life and Letters (London: Cassell, 1915), page 52.)