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The Resource Caractacus : a cantata for soprano, tenor, baritone, and bass soli, chorus and orchestra, the words written for music by H.A. Ackworth, C.I.E. ; revised alternative text by Michael Kennedy ; the music by Edward Elgar

Caractacus : a cantata for soprano, tenor, baritone, and bass soli, chorus and orchestra, the words written for music by H.A. Ackworth, C.I.E. ; revised alternative text by Michael Kennedy ; the music by Edward Elgar

Label
Caractacus : a cantata for soprano, tenor, baritone, and bass soli, chorus and orchestra
Title
Caractacus
Title remainder
a cantata for soprano, tenor, baritone, and bass soli, chorus and orchestra
Statement of responsibility
the words written for music by H.A. Ackworth, C.I.E. ; revised alternative text by Michael Kennedy ; the music by Edward Elgar
Creator
Contributor
Composer
Lyricist
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Accompanying matter
libretto or text
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1857-1934
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Elgar, Edward
Form of composition
cantatas
Format of music
vocal score
Language note
In English
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/notation
Staff notation
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/performanceMedium
  • vocal ensemble
  • mixed chorus
  • piano
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1849-1933
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Acworth, Harry Arbuthnot
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Caractacus
  • Cantatas, Secular
Label
Caractacus : a cantata for soprano, tenor, baritone, and bass soli, chorus and orchestra, the words written for music by H.A. Ackworth, C.I.E. ; revised alternative text by Michael Kennedy ; the music by Edward Elgar
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?SHM2;2195795
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from resource description page (viewed March 4, 2016)
  • Written in 1898
  • Reduction for vocal ensemble (soprano, tenor, baritone, and bass solo voices with several small parts), SATB chorus, and piano
  • Includes performance notes in English
  • Dedication note: To her most gracious majesty Queen Victoria
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
notated music
Content type code
ntm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Scene I. British camp on the Malvern Hills. Night : Chorus 'Watchmen, alert!' ; Solo 'Watchmen, alert! the King is here' ; Recit. 'Father, Sire, and King' ; Solo 'At eve to the greenwood' ; Trio 'On the ocean and the river' ; Chorus 'Rest, weary monarch' -- Scene II. The sacred oak grove by the tomb of the kings : Solo and Chorus 'Tread the mystic circle round' ; Chorus (Invocation) 'Lord of dread' ; Recit. 'Bard, what read ye?' ; Solo and Chorus 'Leap to the light' ; Chorus 'Hence-ere the Druid's wrath is woke' -- Scene III. The forest near the severn. Morning : Introduction ; Chorus 'Come! beneath our woodland bowers' ; Solo 'O'er-arch'd by leaves' ; Solo 'Last night beneath the sacred Oak' ; Duet and Chorus 'They gather the wreaths' -- Scene IV. The Malvern Hills : Chorus 'Wild rumours shake our calm retreat' ; Solo 'When the glow of the evening' ; Chorus 'We were gather'd by the river' ; Solo and Chorus 'O my warriors' -- Scene V. The Severn : Solo and Chorus 'Captive Britons, see them' -- Scene VI. Rome. The triumphal procession : Processional Music 'The march triumphal thunders' ; Recit. 'Unbind his hands' ; Solo 'Heap torment upon torment' ; Recit. and Chorus 'Slay, slay the Briton' ; Solo 'I plead not for myself' ; Quartet 'Grace from the Roman' ; Chorus 'The clang of arms is over'
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Vocal score.
Extent
1 online resource (1 vocal score (199 pages))
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)643909871
  • (VaAlASP)ASP2195795/shm2
Label
Caractacus : a cantata for soprano, tenor, baritone, and bass soli, chorus and orchestra, the words written for music by H.A. Ackworth, C.I.E. ; revised alternative text by Michael Kennedy ; the music by Edward Elgar
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?SHM2;2195795
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from resource description page (viewed March 4, 2016)
  • Written in 1898
  • Reduction for vocal ensemble (soprano, tenor, baritone, and bass solo voices with several small parts), SATB chorus, and piano
  • Includes performance notes in English
  • Dedication note: To her most gracious majesty Queen Victoria
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
notated music
Content type code
ntm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Scene I. British camp on the Malvern Hills. Night : Chorus 'Watchmen, alert!' ; Solo 'Watchmen, alert! the King is here' ; Recit. 'Father, Sire, and King' ; Solo 'At eve to the greenwood' ; Trio 'On the ocean and the river' ; Chorus 'Rest, weary monarch' -- Scene II. The sacred oak grove by the tomb of the kings : Solo and Chorus 'Tread the mystic circle round' ; Chorus (Invocation) 'Lord of dread' ; Recit. 'Bard, what read ye?' ; Solo and Chorus 'Leap to the light' ; Chorus 'Hence-ere the Druid's wrath is woke' -- Scene III. The forest near the severn. Morning : Introduction ; Chorus 'Come! beneath our woodland bowers' ; Solo 'O'er-arch'd by leaves' ; Solo 'Last night beneath the sacred Oak' ; Duet and Chorus 'They gather the wreaths' -- Scene IV. The Malvern Hills : Chorus 'Wild rumours shake our calm retreat' ; Solo 'When the glow of the evening' ; Chorus 'We were gather'd by the river' ; Solo and Chorus 'O my warriors' -- Scene V. The Severn : Solo and Chorus 'Captive Britons, see them' -- Scene VI. Rome. The triumphal procession : Processional Music 'The march triumphal thunders' ; Recit. 'Unbind his hands' ; Solo 'Heap torment upon torment' ; Recit. and Chorus 'Slay, slay the Briton' ; Solo 'I plead not for myself' ; Quartet 'Grace from the Roman' ; Chorus 'The clang of arms is over'
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Vocal score.
Extent
1 online resource (1 vocal score (199 pages))
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)643909871
  • (VaAlASP)ASP2195795/shm2

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