The Wasps, Aristophanic suite (Vaughan Williams, Ralph)

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 1. Overture
#23786 - 3.56MB, 55 pp. -  7.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (11- V/V/29 - 6535x

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London: Schott & Co., n.d.[1914].

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Mineola: Dover Publications, 1999.

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 2. Entr'acte
#62424 - 0.84MB, 11 pp. -  4.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/29 - 1565x

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 3. March past of the kitchen utensils
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 4. Entr'acte
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 5. Ballet and final tableau
#62426 - 3.28MB, 30 pp. -  4.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/29 - 1369x

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PMLP54172-Vaughan Williams Wasps 2 Entracte.pdf
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London: Schott & Co., n.d.[1914].

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Miami: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1985). Catalog A 5714.

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 3. March Past of the Kitchen Utensils
#55028 - 0.77MB, 11 pp. -  5.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/29 - 697x

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PMLP54172-Vaughan Williams Wasps-March Past Kitchen Utensils.pdf
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London: J. Curwen & Sons, (1964). Plate 45842c

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Bogus 1964 copyright notice removed. First published in 1909.

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Parts

Complete Suite

 Flute 1, 2 (doubling Piccolo)
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 Oboe 1/2
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 Clarinet 1/2 in B
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 Bassoon 1/2
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 Horn 1/2 in F, 3/4 in F (3/4 ad lib.)
#27551 - 2.43MB, 21 (13, 8) pp. -  4.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/28 - 1256x

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 Trumpet 1/2 in F
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 Trombone 1/2 (ad lib.), Bass Trombone (ad lib.)
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 Timpani, Triangle/Side Drum, Bass Drum/Cymbals
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 Harp
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 Violins I
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 Violins II
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 Violas
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 Cellos
#27935 - 1.12MB, 11 pp. -  2.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/29 - 1168x

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 Basses
#57033 - 1.10MB, 12 pp. -  4.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/28 - 791x

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PMLP54172-Vaughan Williams Wasps Fls.pdf
Publisher Info.:

London: Schott & Co., n.d.[1914].

Reprinted:

Miami: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1985). Catalog A 5714

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Public Domain - Non-PD EU [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

On Horns 1 and 2 part, page '9' was blank - omitted.
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 Horn 1/2 (F)
#85580 - 0.88MB, 12 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/29 - 229x

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 Horn 3/4 (F) (ad lib.)
#85581 - 0.48MB, 8 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/29 - 181x

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PMLP54172-Vaughan Williams Wasps Horn12.pdf
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London: Schott & Co., n.d.[1914].

Reprinted:

Miami: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1985). Catalog A 5714

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Public Domain - Non-PD EU [tag/del]

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These scans are from slightly better prints than #27551 above.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Overture (No.1)

For Piano solo (Stidham)

 Complete score
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PMLP54172-The Wasps.pdf
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Matthew Stidham

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Matthew Stidham

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General Information

Work Title The Wasps, Aristophanic suite
Alternative Title
Composer Vaughan Williams, Ralph
Movements/Sections 5 pieces
  1. Overture (F major)
  2. Entr'acte (E Dorian)
  3. March-Past of the Kitchen Utensils (G Mixolydian)
  4. Entr'acte (G major)
  5. Ballet and Final Tableau
Year/Date of Composition 1909
First Publication 1914 – London: Schott.
Composer Time Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra: 2 flutes (also piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B), 2 bassoons
4 horns (F; 3, 4 ad lib.), 2 trumpets (F), 3 trombones (ad lib.)
timpani, triangle, side drum, bass drum, cymbals, harp, strings
Related Works The Wasps (Incidental Music)
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