The Quest (Nevin, Ethelbert)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Cincinnati: The John Church Co., 1902. Plate 14091.
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Work Title The Quest
Alternative. Title
Composer Nevin, Ethelbert
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 15 numbers in 2 parts
First Performance. 1903? — Boston: Boston Singing Club, G. H. Parker (conductor)
First Publication. 1902 – Cincinnati: The John Church Co.
Librettist Randolph Hartley (1870–1931)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: 2 sopranos, mezzo-soprano, baritone + mixed chorus (SSAATTBB)
Piano


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According to Vance Thompson in The Life of Ethelbert Nevin the composer had intended to orchestrate the accompaniment before his death. This was eventually done by Horatio Parker.