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Sir Arthur Sullivan: 'The Light of the World', oratorio for soloists, chorus and orchestra

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Oratorio; words selected from the Bible by the composer. First performed and conducted by the composer at at the Birmingham Musical Festival, 27 Aug 1873. Vocal score was published 1873.

Autograph full score, including performance annotations and revisions made for subsequent performances. Bound in two volumes: i + 214 and i + 109 leaves.

Dates

  • 1873

Extent

0.22 Linear metres (2 volumes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MS. Mus. c.451].
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MSS. Mus. c. 451-452

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13376

Abstract

Sir Arthur Sullivan: 'The Light of the World', oratorio for soloists, chorus and orchestra.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900) was a composer and conductor. See the Grove Music Online for further details.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Faculty of Music Library, 1995.

Dimensions

Folio
Title
'The Light of the World', oratorio for soloists, chorus and orchestra, by Sir Arthur Sullivan
Status
Published
Date
EAD version 2019 by Hannah Jordan and Margaret Czepiel
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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