3 Festival Choruses, Op.36a (Holst, Gustav)



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Publisher. Info. London: Stainer & Bell, 1919. Plate S. & B. 2153.
Reprinted New York: Galaxy Music Corporation.
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Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence (No.1)

For Piano solo (Lasker)
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Vally Lasker (1885-1978)


Robert A. Hudson


Gerard Moultrie (1829-1885)



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Source - New York: Galaxy Music Corp., 1921.


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Work Title 3 Festival Choruses
Alternative. Title
Composer Holst, Gustav
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.36a ; H.134
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGH 10
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 pieces:
  1. Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence
  2. Turn Back, O Man. Andante maestoso (G major)
  3. A Festival Chime. Allegro (B major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1916 ca.
First Performance. 1917-05-27 in Thaxted Church
First Publication. 1921 (No.1)
1919 (Nos.2, 3)
Librettist 1. Liturgy of St. James (G. Moultrie, translator)
2. Clifford Bax
3. Clifford Bax
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation mixed chorus (SATB), orchestra
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
2 horns, 3 trumpets, (3 trombones, tuba in absence of organ)
timpani, glockenspiel, organ, strings
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