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Dream of Gerontius


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Setting by Elgar, Op.38, for mez., ten., bass, ch., semi‐ch., and orch. of Cardinal J. H. Newman's poem (1866). Comp. 1899–1900 (some sketches 1896). F.p. Birmingham 1900, cond. Richter. F. London p. 1903. Although frequently described and classified as an oratorio, this is not a term Elgar approved in this connection and does not appear on the score.

Subjects: Music.


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