Universal Edition - Kurt Weill – The Ballad of Magna Carta [EAMC]

Kurt Weill

Kurt Weill
The Ballad of Magna Carta [EAMC]

Year of composition: 1940
Subtitle: Cantata
Scored for: for narrator, solo voices, mixed chorus and orchestra
Composer: Kurt Weill
Text Author: Maxwell Anderson
Parts: Narrator
King John (bass)
Seneschal (high baritone)
Leader (tenor)
Choir: SATB
Instrumentation: 2 1 0 1 - 0 3 2 0 - perc, hp, pno, alto sax(Eb), alto sax(Eb), t.sax(Bb), t.sax(Bb), guit - strings
Instrumentation details:
1st flute (+picc)
2nd flute (+picc)
oboe (+c.a)
1st alto saxophone in Eb (+bass cl(Bb))
2nd alto saxophone in Eb (+cl(Bb))
1st tenor saxophone in Bb (+cl(Bb))
2nd tenor saxophone in Bb
1st trumpet in Bb
2nd trumpet in Bb
3rd trumpet in Bb
1st trombone
2nd trombone
double bass
Duration: 15′
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World Première

Location: New York / USA
Date: 04.02.1940
Conductor: Mark Warnow
Remarks: performers: Mark Warnow Orchestra

piano reduction - The Ballad of Magna Carta [EAMC]

The Ballad of Magna Carta [EAMC]
  • for narrator, solo voices, mixed chorus and orchestra
  • Edition type: piano reduction

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