The Quest (Nevin, Ethelbert)
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Cincinnati: The John Church Co., 1902. Plate 14091.
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|Work Title||The Quest|
|Movements/Sections||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)|
|Instrumentation||Voices: 2 sopranos, mezzo-soprano, baritone + mixed chorus (SSAATTBB)|
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.