The Months (Cowen, Frederic Hymen)
Book 1, No.1 January (Lullaby for the New Year), complete score
*#174973 - 2.28MB, 3 (#1-3) pp. - (9) - V/V/V - 76x⇩
Book 1, No.2 February (St Valentine - Flirtations), complete score
*#174974 - 3.54MB, 4 (#4-7) pp. - (0) - V/V/V - 53x⇩
Book 2, No.4 April (In Springtime), complete score
*#174976 - 3.68MB, 5 (#1-5) pp. - (0) - V/V/V - 61x⇩
Book 2, No.5 May (Italian Serenade), complete score
*#174977 - 2.12MB, 3 (#6-8) pp. - (0) - V/V/V - 54x⇩
Book 3, No.8 August (Mid-day Reverie), complete score
*#174980 - 1.93MB, 3 (#6-8) pp. - (0) - V/V/V - 65x⇩
Book 3, No.9 September (Harvest Home), complete score
*#174981 - 4.28MB, 6 (#9-14) pp. - (0) - V/V/V - 76x⇩
London: Novello & Co., 1912. Plate 13656a-d
300 dpi [Currently lacking Book 4]
|Work Title||The Months|
|Alternative Title||Twelve Sketches for the Pianoforte [or Orchestra]|
|Composer||Cowen, Frederic Hymen|
|Year/Date of Composition||1912|
|Dedication||To my friend Teresa Carreno|
|Instrumentation||2 flutes (1 doubling piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion, glockenspiel, harp, strings|
Published for piano in four books, each containing three pieces: Book 1 (January - Lullaby for the New Year, February - St Valentine - Flirtations, March - Boreas); Book 2 (April - In Springtime, May - Italian Serenade, June - Birds); Book 3 (July - Butterflies, August - Midday Reverie, September - Harvest Home); Book 4 (October - Autumn Evening Song, November - Civic Procession in the Olden Time, December - Christmas Morn).
Also conceived for full orchestra. Autograph full score containing all twelve movements: London RCM, MS 5058j (dated 1912-12-7).
Several movements also published for full orchestra by Novello & Co., ca. 1914-1925.