The Canterbury Pilgrims (Stanford, Charles Villiers)


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Publisher. Info. London: Boosey & Co., n.d. [1884]. Plate 2.
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General Information

Work Title The Canterbury Pilgrims
Alternative. Title
Composer Stanford, Charles Villiers
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1883
First Performance. 1884-04-28 – London: Theatre Royal, Drury Lane: Carl Rosa Opera Company
First Publication. 1884 – London: Boosey & Co.
Librettist Gilbert Arthur à Beckett (1837–1891)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, alto, 2 tenors, 2 baritones, 2 basses + mixed chorus (SATB)

Misc. Comments

Autograph full score: London, Royal College of Music MS 4232 (dated 2nd December 1883).