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Delius, Frederick: Hassan (1920-23) 50'
Incidental Music, for tenor and baritone soloists, chorus, and orchestra

Music Text

Text by James Elroy Flecker (E,G)

Scoring

T,Bar; chorus 1(=picc).1.corA.1.1-2.1.1.1-timp.perc:xyl/camel bells/cyms/ chinese bell tree/tgl/wdbl/SD/tamb-harp-strings(6.0.2.2.1)

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Territory

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World premiere incomplete

01/06/1923
Hessische Landes-Theater, Darmstadt
Hessische Landes-Theater / J Rosenstock

World premiere complete

20/09/1923
His Majesty's Theatre, London
His Majesty's Theatre / Eugene Goossens

Recommended Recording

London Philharmonic Orchestra / Thomas Beecham (excerpts)
Naxos Historical 8.110904

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