The Martyr of Antioch (Sullivan, Arthur)

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 Extended Finale (1898)
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PMLP323147-Sullivan - The Martyr of Antioch, extended final chorus.pdf
Publisher Info.:

London: Chappell & Co., 1898. Plate 20439.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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300 dpi

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General Information

Work Title The Martyr of Antioch
Alternative Title Sacred Musical Drama
Composer Sullivan, Arthur
Movements/Sections 16 numbers in 4 scenes
Year/Date of Composition 1880
First Performance 1880-10-15 - Leeds Musical Festival
First Publication 1880
Librettist Henry Hart Milman (1791-1868), with additions by William Schwenk Gilbert (1836-1911)
Language English
Dedication Her Royal Highness The Princess of Wales
Average Duration 90 minutes
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: Soloists (SATBB), mixed chorus (SA[male and female]TB)
Orchestra: 1 piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, contra-bassoon, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 cornets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, harp, organ and strings


Misc. Comments

First published in vocal score by Chappell & Co., n.d. [1880]. This first edition contained a choral finale of 31 bars in length. Subsequently, following adverse criticism as to the brevity of this section, a second edition was published with an extended choral finale (47 bars in length): a newly-typeset (2003) version of this second edition vocal score is available from the Gilbert and Sullivan Archive - The Martyr of Antioch

A completely new edition of the vocal score was published by Chappell in 1898. This incorporated (as an appendix) a choral finale of 91 bars in length, specially composed for stage presentation of the cantata by the Carl Rosa Opera Company and first performed by them at the Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, 15th February 1898.

Full orchestral score published by Chappell & Co., 1899 (Plate 20504). Autograph full score: London, Royal Academy of Music MS 14.

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