The Water-Lily (Cowen, Frederic Hymen)
London: Novello, Ewer & Co., 1893. Plate 8166.
|Work Title||The Water-Lily|
|Alternative Title||A Romantic Legend|
|Composer||Cowen, Frederic Hymen|
|Movements/Sections||10 numbers in a Prologue and 4 Scenes|
|Year/Date of Composition||1892|
|First Performance||1893-10-6 - Norwich Musical Festival|
|Librettist||Joseph Bennett (1831-1911), after William Wordsworth (1770–1850)|
|Instrumentation||Soloists (SATBarB), mixed chorus (SATB) and orchestra|
Originally intended for the 1892 Leeds Musical Festival but withdrawn by the composer in a dispute over allocated soloists.
Autograph full score: London, British Library, Add. MS 50767 (dated 2nd November 1892).