The Hymn of Jesus, Op.37 (Holst, Gustav)
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|Work Title||The Hymn of Jesus|
|Opus/Catalogue Number||Op.37 ; H.140|
|Movements/Sections||2 (Prelude and Hymn)|
|Year/Date of Composition||1917|
|First Performance||1920-03-25 in London, Queen's Hall
|Librettist||Apocryphal Acts of John, trans. Holst|
|Average Duration||22 minutes|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
|Instrumentation||2 choirs, female semichorus, orchestra (3-3-2-2 4-2-3-0 Percussion, Celesta, Piano, Organ, Strings)|
The two choirs are supposed to be spatially separated, but this is apparently not often observed.