The Fairies' Spring (Cowen, Frederic Hymen)

Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. London: Robert Cocks & Co., 1891. Plate 18783
Misc. Notes 300 dpi
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General Information

Work Title The Fairies' Spring
Alternative. Title An Elfin Legend
Composer Cowen, Frederic Hymen
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFC 11
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 8 numbers
  1. Introduction, chorus and duet (Mezzo-soprano, Alto) - We are the elves that dance
  2. Solo (Soprano) - From Elfinland
  3. Chorus - O Sing him a song
  4. Recit and solo (Alto) - Come and behold
  5. Trio (Soprano, Mezzo-soprano, Alto) - We pretty fays
  6. Chorus - Sad, O sad of heart
  7. Scena (soli and chorus) - Shed not thy tears, O little one
  8. Finale (soli and chorus) - Woe and farewell
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1891
First Publication. 1891
Librettist Clifton Bingham (1859-1913)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation soprano, mezzo-soprano, alto, SSA chorus, piano