The Rose of Sharon, Op.30 (Mackenzie, Alexander Campbell)
Ernest Leslie (1829-1901) as O. B. Brown, piano reduction
London: Novello, Ewer & Co., 1884.
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|Work Title||The Rose of Sharon|
|Alternative Title||A Dramatic Oratorio founded on the Song of Solomon|
|Composer||Mackenzie, Alexander Campbell|
|Movements/Sections||4 parts with a prologue and epilogue
|Year/Date of Composition||1884, revised 1910|
|First Performance||1884-10-16 — Norwich Music Festival, St. Andrew's Hall: Emma Nevada (The Sulamite), Janet Patey (A Woman), Edward Lloyd (The Beloved), Charles Santley (Solomon), Herbert Thorndike (An Elder), Alexander Campbell Mackenzie (conductor)|
|First Publication||1884 – London: Novello, Ewer & Co.|
|Librettist||Biblical text selected by Joseph Bennett (1831–1911)|
|Dedication||The Crown Princess of Germany|
|Instrumentation||Voices: soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, 2 bass + mixed chorus (SATB)|
Full orchestral score published by Novello, Ewer & Co., n.d. . Autograph full score: London, Royal Academy of Music MS 1114 (dated 11th March 1884).