Phyllida and Corydon (Moeran, Ernest John)

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Sheet Music


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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Co., Ltd., 1939. Plate 16732-16740.
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General Information

Work Title Phyllida and Corydon
Alternative. Title Choral Suite for S.A.T.B.
Composer Moeran, Ernest John
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. R75
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEM 26
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 9 movements:
  1. Madrigal: Phyllida and Corydon
  2. Madrigal: Beauty sat bathing by a stream
  3. Pastoral: On a hill there grows a flower
  4. Air: Phyllis inamorata
  5. Ballet: Said I that Amaryllis
  6. Canzonet: The treasure of my heart
  7. Air: While she lies sleeping
  8. Pastoral: Corydon, arise
  9. Madrigal: To meadows
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1939
First Publication. 1939 – London: Novello & Co., Ltd.
Librettist see below
  1. Nicholas Breton (1545-1626)
  2. Anthony Munday (1560?–1633)
  3. Nicholas Breton
  4. Lancelot Andrewes (1555-1626)
  5. Anonymous
  6. Philip Sidney (1554-1586)
  7. Anonymous
  8. Anonymous
  9. Robert Herrick (1591-1674)
Language English
Dedication To Constant Lambert
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation mixed chorus (SATB)