A Prayer, H.140 (Bridge, Frank)

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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, 1918.
Misc. Notes RCM Library item MS 10470
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Editor First edition
Language English
Publisher. Info. London: Augener, Ltd., 1918. Plate 15230 R.
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General Information

Work Title A Prayer
Alternative. Title A Prayer Set to Music for Chorus and Orchestra
Composer Bridge, Frank
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. H.140
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFB 38
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1916-18
First Performance. 1919 January, Royal Albert Hall (London), composer conducting
First Publication. 1918 – London: Augener, Ltd.
Librettist Thomas à Kempis (ca.1379/80–1471)
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 18 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voices: mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra (piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion, strings)
External Links Wikipedia article (Dutch)