The Golden Threshold (Lehmann, Liza)

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Publisher. Info. London: Boosey & Co., 1907. Plate H. 5135.
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Work Title The Golden Threshold
Alternative. Title An Indian Song-Garland
Composer Lehmann, Liza
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ILL 48
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 16 songs
  1. Harvest hymn (chorus)
  2. Song of a dream (baritone)
  3. Henna (soprano, alto, chorus)
  4. Palanquin-bearers (tenor and baritone)
  5. The serpents are asleep (alto)
  6. The snake charmer (soprano)
  7. The royal tombs of Golconda (baritone, chorus)
  8. Love song (tenor)
  9. Like a serpent (alto and tenor)
  10. Nightfall in Hyderabad (chorus)
  11. Cradle song (soprano)
  12. To a Buddha seated on a lotus (baritone solo and solo quartet)
  13. Indian dancers (chorus)
  14. New leaves grow green (soprano, alto, tenor)
  15. Alabaster (alto)
  16. At the threshold (tenor solo, solo quartet, chorus)
First Publication. 1906 – London: Boosey & Co.
Librettist Sarojini Naidu (1879-1949)
Language English
Dedication To the Countess Valda Gleichen
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, alto, tenor, baritone + mixed chorus (SATB)

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The title page states that the work can be performed by the 4 soloists with piano accompaniment without the chorus.