The Holy City, Op.36 (Gaul, Alfred Robert)

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New York: G. Schirmer, n.d.(ca.1892). Plate 10696.

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Work Title The Holy City
Alternative Title An Oratorio for Full Chorus of Mixed Voices, Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Bass Soli, with Piano Accompaniment
Composer Gaul, Alfred Robert
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.36
Movements/Sections 16 numbers in 2 parts
Year/Date of Composition 1882
First Performance 1882-08-30 in Birmingham
First Publication 1882 – London: Novello, Ewer & Co.
Librettist traditional
Language English
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: Soprano, alto, tenor, bass + mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, percussion, 2 harps, organ, strings


Misc. Comments

Composed for the Birmingham Musical Festival, 1882. Text based on two hymns, a verse from Milton, three verses from the Te Deum, and scripture.

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