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Saint Nicolas ; A Cantata ;; words by Eric Crozier ; Vocal Score by Arthur Oldham ; (score and parts on hire)

Britten, Benjamin

Published by Boosey and Hawkes, London, England : New York, NY, 1948
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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Music score in color-illus paper wraps (large octavo) ; 88 p. 26 cm. Rare score of Saint Nicholas by Benjamin Britten who "wrote the cantata Saint Nicolas in 1948 for the centennial celebrations of Lancing College in Sussex. Writing specifically for the resources available to him on this occasion, Britten scored the piece for mixed choir, tenor soloist, strings, piano duet, organ and percussion. Saint Nicolas marks Britten's first professional work intended primarily for performance by amateur musicians." (from Wikipedia) Score, Cantatas, Sacred, Vocal Scores with piano || Words by Eric Crozier ; Vocal Score Arrangement by Arthur Oldham || Vocal score; voice ; singing; choirs. Very Good (+) ; foxed ; gentle ding to top left spinehead ; gentle ding to bottom front ; very small pen marking to top left spinehead ; prior stamp price ($2.50) to top right front ; cover: An old man thanks Saint Nicolas (detail from a stained glass window from cathedral at Chartes). Bookseller Inventory # 77817

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Title: Saint Nicolas ; A Cantata ;; words by Eric ...

Publisher: Boosey and Hawkes, London, England : New York, NY

Publication Date: 1948

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First edition (unstated and presumed).

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