Dylan, Op.53 (Holbrooke, Joseph)

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Publisher. Info. London: Boosey & Co., 1910. Plate J.H. 4.
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Publisher. Info. London: Goodwin & Tabb, n.d.(1914). Plate J.H. 4.
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Language English / Italian
Translator Madame Simonetti-Bleiner, Italian text
Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Company, Limited, 1910. Plate J.H. 7.
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Work Title Dylan, Son of the Wave
Alternative. Title A Drama in Three Acts
Composer Holbrooke, Joseph
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.53
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 Acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1909
First Performance. 1914-7-4 - London, Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
First Publication. 1910
Librettist Thomas Scott-Ellis (1880–1946)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voices: solo voices + mixed chorus
Orchestra: piccolo, 2 flutes, alto flute, 2 oboes, oboe d'amore, English horn, clarinet {E, 2 clarinets (B), alto clarinet, bass clarinet (B), 3 bassoons, contrabassoon, soprano saxophone (B), alto saxophone {E, tenor saxophone (B), concertinas + 4 horns (F), soprano saxhorn (B), baritone saxhorn (B), bass saxhorn (C), contrabass saxhorn (C), 3 trumpets (F), bass trumpet (C), 2 trombones, euphonium, contrabass trombone + 3 timpani, percussion (cymbals, bass drum, snare drum, triangle, tubaphone, gongs, tenor drum), celesta + 4 harps, strings

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Dylan is the second opera in Holbrooke's trilogy The Cauldron of Annwn.

The opera was published in full score by Novello & Co., 1911. The holograph full score is at the British Library, London (MSS. Add. 54339).