Sancta Civitas (Vaughan Williams, Ralph)

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PDF scanned by David Hilton
David Hilton (2010/1/25)

Arranger Havergal Brian (1876–1972)
Publisher. Info. London: J. Curwen & Sons, 1925. Plate 3663.
Misc. Notes high quality
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General Information

Work Title Sancta Civitas
Alternative. Title The Holy City
Composer Vaughan Williams, Ralph
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRV 69
Key C
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 10
First Performance. 1926
First Publication. 1925
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 35 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Tenor and Baritone Soli, Chorus, Semi-Chorus, Distant Chorus and Orchestra