Dream Pictures, Op.19 (Whiting, George Elbridge)


Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. Boston: Arthur P. Schmidt, 1891. Plate 2766.
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General Information

Work Title Dream Pictures, Op.19
Alternative. Title Traumbilder
Composer Whiting, George Elbridge
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.19
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Performance. 1876, concert of the Foster Club(George E. Whiting, Director), Boston, MA.
First Publication. 1891 – Boston: Arthur P. Schmidt
Librettist Carl Nielsen
Language English
Dedication B.W. Foley
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation soprano solo, alto solo, tenor solo, bass solo, mixed chorus (SATB), piano

Misc. Comments

Also subtitled Cantata for Solo Voices, Chorus and Piano Solo.
Dwight's Journal of Music 36(June 10, 1876), p.247 documents the second performance of the cantata by the Foster Club at Mechanics Hall, Boston on May 25, 1876. A performance of the cantata with orchestra is documented in the printed program Fifth Musical Festival of the Hampden County Musical Association under the Direction of G.W. Chadwick of Boston, to be held in City Hall, Springfield, Mass. May 4, 5, and 5, 1893 (Springfield: The Association, 1893), p. 31.