The Elements (Lehrer, Tom)

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R.D. Boyle (2020/11/3)

Editor Frank Metis (1925-2010)
2nd edition
Publisher. Info. Too Many Songs by Tom Lehrer (pp.63-65)
New York: Pantheon Books, 1981.
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General Information

Work Title The Elements
Alternative. Title
Composer Lehrer, Tom
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ITL 20
Key C major
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1959
First Performance. 1959
First Publication. 1968 in Tom Lehrer's Second Songbook
Librettist Composer
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
Related Works Contrafact of the 'Major General Song' from The Pirates of Penzance
Extra Information His most famous song, a list of all the elements at the time set to the music of Arthur Sullivan (see above)