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The Resource On the road to Christmas : for mezzo-soprano and string orchestra, music by Jake Heggie ; poems by Emily Dickinson, Jake Heggie, A.E. Housman, and Frederica von Stade ; piano/vocal score

On the road to Christmas : for mezzo-soprano and string orchestra, music by Jake Heggie ; poems by Emily Dickinson, Jake Heggie, A.E. Housman, and Frederica von Stade ; piano/vocal score

Label
On the road to Christmas : for mezzo-soprano and string orchestra
Title
On the road to Christmas
Title remainder
for mezzo-soprano and string orchestra
Statement of responsibility
music by Jake Heggie ; poems by Emily Dickinson, Jake Heggie, A.E. Housman, and Frederica von Stade ; piano/vocal score
Creator
Contributor
Arranger of music
Author
Composer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Accompanying matter
libretto or text
Cataloging source
TDF
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StWW649my8M
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Heggie, Jake
Form of composition
songs
Format of music
vocal score
Language note
English words; also printed separately as text
LC call number
M2104.H45
LC item number
O6 2015
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
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Staff notation
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/numberOfPerformers
2
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/performanceMedium
  • mezzo soprano voice
  • piano
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1859-1936
  • 1830-1886
  • 1892-1980
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Housman, A. E.
  • Von Stade, Frederica
  • Dickinson, Emily
  • Niles, John Jacob
  • New Century Chamber Orchestra
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Housman, A. E.
  • Von Stade, Frederica
  • Dickinson, Emily
  • Songs (Medium voice) with string orchestra
  • Christmas music
  • Sacred songs (Medium voice) with string orchestra
  • California
Transposition and arrangement
arrangement
Label
On the road to Christmas : for mezzo-soprano and string orchestra, music by Jake Heggie ; poems by Emily Dickinson, Jake Heggie, A.E. Housman, and Frederica von Stade ; piano/vocal score
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally for mezzo soprano and string orchestra; accompaniment arranged for piano
  • Commissioned by the New Century Chamber Orchestra
  • First performance at Herbst Theatre, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 13, 1996; composed for Frederica von Stade and the New Century Chamber Orchestra
  • Publisher's number from distributor's website
Bar code
  • 31223118901256
  • 31223118901249
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
notated music
Content type code
ntm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue. The night is freezing fast / words by A.E. Housman -- The car ride to Christmas / words by Frederica von Stade -- Good King merrily on high / traditional ; arranged by Jake Heggie -- I wonder as I wander / traditional ; arranged by Jake Heggie (uses elements of I wonder as I wander by John Jacob Niles) -- The road to Bethlehem / words by Emily Dickinson -- And then the setting sun / words by Frederica von Stade -- Christmas time of year / words by Jake Heggie
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
1 vocal score (35 pages)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Publisher number
894PV
System control number
  • 934658530
  • (OCoLC)934658530
Label
On the road to Christmas : for mezzo-soprano and string orchestra, music by Jake Heggie ; poems by Emily Dickinson, Jake Heggie, A.E. Housman, and Frederica von Stade ; piano/vocal score
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally for mezzo soprano and string orchestra; accompaniment arranged for piano
  • Commissioned by the New Century Chamber Orchestra
  • First performance at Herbst Theatre, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 13, 1996; composed for Frederica von Stade and the New Century Chamber Orchestra
  • Publisher's number from distributor's website
Bar code
  • 31223118901256
  • 31223118901249
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
notated music
Content type code
ntm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue. The night is freezing fast / words by A.E. Housman -- The car ride to Christmas / words by Frederica von Stade -- Good King merrily on high / traditional ; arranged by Jake Heggie -- I wonder as I wander / traditional ; arranged by Jake Heggie (uses elements of I wonder as I wander by John Jacob Niles) -- The road to Bethlehem / words by Emily Dickinson -- And then the setting sun / words by Frederica von Stade -- Christmas time of year / words by Jake Heggie
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
1 vocal score (35 pages)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Publisher number
894PV
System control number
  • 934658530
  • (OCoLC)934658530

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