The Holy City, Op.36 (Gaul, Alfred Robert)
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|
|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.|
|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
Composed for the Birmingham Musical Festival, 1882. Text based on two hymns, a verse from Milton, three verses from the Te Deum, and scripture.