Lonely Waters (Moeran, Ernest John)

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Sheet Music


PDF scanned by University of Melbourne
Cypressdome (2020/6/16)

Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Two Pieces for Small Orchestra
London: Novello & Co., Ltd., 1935. Plate 16133.
Misc. Notes Original images: ca.200dpi color tif (from pdf) files approx. 1930 by 2505 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins.
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General Information

Work Title Lonely Waters
Alternative. Title
Composer Moeran, Ernest John
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. R27
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEM 35
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 piece
First Publication. 1935 – London: Novello & Co., Ltd.
Dedication Ralph Vaughan Williams
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra: flute oboe, English horn, clarinet (A), bassoon + horn (F) + cymbals + voice (ad lib.) + strings
Primary Sources Composer's holograph full score at the University of Melbourne.
External Links Wikipedia (Dutch)
Extra Information Moeran provided an alternate ending that included a singer. (Vocalise?)