The Fairies of the Hills (Ensign, James L.)
New York: William Hall & Son, 1855. Plate 3467.
Scan of the last few pages- or the last few pages themselves - is splotchy and could probably use some cleaning or typesetting before use.
|Work Title||The Fairies of the Hills|
|Alternative Title||Cantata for Female Voices. Also "Faries of the Hills".|
|Composer||Ensign, James L.|
|First Performance||1856-February 7 at Maplewood Young Ladies' Institute (or earlier.)|
|First Publication||1855 – New York: William Hall & Son|
|Librettist||Joseph Edward Adams Smith (1822–1896) (as Godfrey Greylock, pseud.)|
|Incipit||Right joyous sprites and blythe be we|
|Instrumentation||Soloists, semi-choruses, women's chorus, piano|
A libretto dated Feb. 7 1856 is recorded as in Chapin Library but unavailable at Williams College Libraries.