Overture for a Masque (Moeran, Ernest John)

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Sheet Music


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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. London: Joseph Williams, Ltd., 1949. Plate W. 5741.
Misc. Notes Original images: ca.200dpi color tif (from pdf) files approx. 1985 by 2530 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 Overture for a Masque
Alternative. Title
Composer Moeran, Ernest John
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. R82
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEM 25
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 piece (Allegro vivace)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1944
First Publication. 1949 – London: Joseph Williams, Ltd.
Dedication To Walter Legge
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra: 2 flutes/piccolo, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B), bass clarinet (optional), 2 bassoons + 4 horns (F), 3 trumpets (C), 3 trombones + timpani, percussion (cymbals, side drum, bass drum, triangle, glockenspiel) + strings
External Links Wikipedia article (Dutch)