Ode on the opening of the Colonial and Indian Exhibition (Sullivan, Arthur)


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Publisher. Info. Composer's autograph manuscript (holograph), April 19, 1886.
Misc. Notes Original images: approx. 235dpi color jpg files approx. 2670 by 3360 pixels.
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Publisher. Info. London: Novello, Ewer & Co., n.d. [1886]. n.p.
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General Information

Work Title Ode written for the opening of the Colonial and Indian Exhibition, 1886
Alternative. Title
Composer Sullivan, Arthur
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1886-4-19 (date on holograph full score manuscript)
First Performance. 1886-5-4 — London, Royal Albert Hall
First Publication. 1886 – London: Novello, Ewer & Co.
Librettist Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: Soprano + mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 flutes, oboes, clarinets (A), bassoons + horns (D, C), trumpets (C), 3 trombones, tuba + timpani + strings

Misc. Comments

Although Sullivan included a harp in his listed instrumentation on the front page of the holograph full score, he did not actually write a part for the instrument.