The Lady of the Lake (Macfarren, George Alexander)


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Arranger Natalia Macfarren (1826–1915)
Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. London: Stanley Lucas, Weber, & Co., n.d.(ca.1877). Plate S.L.W. 709–732.
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General Information

Work Title The Lady of the Lake
Alternative. Title A Cantata for Solo Voices, Chorus, and Orchestra
Composer Macfarren, George Alexander
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 24 numbers in 2 parts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1876, January (completion date)
First Performance. 1877-11-15 — Glasgow, Town Hall (Glasgow Musical Festival)
First Publication. 1877? – London: Stanley Lucas, Weber, & Co.
Librettist Walter Scott (1771–1832) adapted by Natalia Macfarren (1826–1915)
Language English
Dedication Thomas Logan Stillie
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, 2 altos, tenor, baritone, 2 basses + mixed chorus (SATB)

Misc. Comments

Composed at the request of the Glasgow Musical Festival Committee. Commissioned in 1874 and composition completed in January, 1876.