The Lord is King (Barnby, Joseph)

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Publisher Info.:

New York: G. Schirmer, n.d. [1903]. Plate 16466.


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General Information

Work Title The Lord is King
Alternative Title Dominus regnant ; Psalm XCVII
Composer Barnby, Joseph
Movements/Sections 7 numbers
  1. Chorus - The Lord is King
  2. Baritone solo - Confounded be all they
  3. Soprano solo with chorus - Sion heard of it
  4. Alto solo - O ye that love the Lord
  5. instrumental interlude
  6. Double Quartet or Semi-Chorus - There is sprung up a light
  7. March and Chorus - Gloria Patri
First Performance 1883-10 — Leeds Festival
First Publication 1883 – London: Novello, Ewer & Co.
Librettist Bible (Psalms)
Language English
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, alto, baritone + mixed chorus (SSAATTBB)

Misc. Comments

Premiered in the same Festival that saw the English premiere of Joachim Raff's oratorio Welt-Ende, Gericht, Neue Welt, Op.212.

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