The Tempest (Smith, John Christopher)
Free public domain sheet music from IMSLP / Petrucci Music Library
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Edited from the 1756 printing of the Full Score and the 1760 printing of the overture in parts, both by John Walsh
|Work Title||The Tempest|
|Composer||Smith, John Christopher|
|Year/Date of Composition||1756|
|First Performance||London, February 11, 1756|
|Composer Time Period||Baroque|
|Instrumentation||voices, chorus, orchestra (2 oboes, strings, continuo)|
- Based on Shakespeare.
- According to Grove Music, the recits and choruses for this were unpublished.
- Based on the Grove comment, it is assumed there is a chorus in this work, although sometimes vocal numbers involving all the soloists are called "chorus" and there is no separate chorus.
- The orchestra for the full work may have involved more instruments than is in the overture.