Nocturne (Moeran, Ernest John)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co., Ltd., 1935. Plate 16191.
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General Information

Work Title Nocturne
Alternative. Title Nocturne for Baritone Solo, Chorus, and Orchestra
Composer Moeran, Ernest John
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. R70
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEM 24
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 nocturne
Text Incipit Exquisite stillness! What serenities of earth and air!
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1934
First Publication. 1935 – London: Novello & Co., Ltd.
Librettist Robert Nichols (1893-1944)
Language English
Dedication To the Memory of Frederick Delius
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voices: baritone + mixed chorus (SSAATTBB)
Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (A), 2 bassoons + 4 horns, 3 trombones + timpani, cymbals + harp, celesta (ad lib.) + strings