Scenes from the saga of King Olaf by Edward Elgar

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Published by Novello and Co., H. W. Gray Co., sole agents for the U.S.A. in London, New York .

Written in English

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  • Vocal scores with piano,
  • Musical settings,
  • Secular Cantatas

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Statementby H.W. Longfellow and H.A. Acworth. Set to music for soprano, tenor, and bass soli, chorus, and orchestra by Edward Elgar. Op. 30
SeriesNovello"s original octavo edition, Novello"s original octavo edition
ContributionsLongfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882, Acworth, Harry Arbuthnot, 1849-1933
The Physical Object
Pagination[x] 173 p.
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26906901M
OCLC/WorldCa386518

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Scenes from the Saga of King Olaf The Elgar Society Edition Ltd is pleased to announce the imminent publication of a further volume in the Elgar Complete Edition - Volume 4: King Olaf, the eighteenth volume to be published in the Edition and the second to be published in.

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Check out Elgar: Scenes from the Saga of King Olaf & The Banner of St. George by Bergen Filharmoniske Orkester on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or. June (Scenes from the Saga of King Olaf) & 19 and 20 June (The Banner of Saint George) Notes After having recorded Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius (‘Recording of the Month’ in BBC Music), Sir Andrew Davis now turns to two of the composer’s most popular early choral works: Scenes from the Saga of King Olaf and The Banner of Saint.

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Full text of "Scenes from The saga of King Olaf, op". Olaf Trygvasson was King of Norway from to He was the son of Tryggvi Olafsson, king of Viken, and, according to later sagas, the great-grandson of Harald Fairhair, first King of Norway.

Olaf is seen as an important factor in the conversion of the Norse to the Roman Catholic religion. Many of these new converts were converted under threat of violence. He is said to have built the first Christian Father: Tryggve Olafsson. Scenes from the Saga of King Olaf, Op.

30, As Torrents in Summer "Sigrid": Sigrid Sits in Her High Abode Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Scenes from the Saga of King Olaf, Op. 30, As Torrents in Summer: Introduction: There Is a Wondrous Book (Chorus, Bass, Soprano, Tenor) - Emily Birsan, Barry Banks, Alan Opie, Bergen Filharmoniske Kor, Collegiûm Mûsicûms Kor Bergen, Edvard Grieg Kor.

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Elgar composed his Scenes from the Saga of King Olaf to fulfill a commission that he had received from Dr. Charles Swinnerton Heap, the founder and conductor of the North Staffordshire Music Festival.

It was at this festival, on 30 Octoberin Victoria Hall at Hanley, that the work received its premier. Sir Andrew Davis, who has already brought us a first-rate Dream of Gerontius on Chandos (CHSA (2)), here turns his attention to two earlier Elgar choral works, Scenes from the Saga of King 4/5.

Olaf II Haraldsson (c. – 29 July ), later known as St. Olaf (and traditionally as St. Olave), was King of Norway from to Son of Harald Grenske, a petty king in Vestfold, Norway, he was posthumously given the title Rex Perpetuus Norvegiae (English: Eternal/Perpetual King of Norway) and canonised at Nidaros by Bishop Grimkell, one year after his death in the Battle of Father: Harald Grenske.

King Olaf, Scenes from the Saga of. Cantata, Op, by Elgar for sop., ten., and bass soloists, ch., and orch. on text by Longfellow with additions by Acworth.

Scenes from the Saga of King Olaf (Elgar). See King Olaf, Scenes from the Saga of. Source for information on Scenes from the Saga of King Olaf: The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music dictionary.

The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf I. The Challenge of Thor; The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf II. King Olaf's Return; The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf III. Thora of Rimol; The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf IV. Queen Sigrid the Haughty; The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf V.

The Skerry of Shrieks. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Cantata for solo voices (STB), chorus (SATB), and orchestra. Libretto taken from The musician's tale, The saga of King Olaf, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, with recitatives by Harry Arbuthnot Acworth, also printed as text on p.

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Kings of Denmark. Olof the Brash (9th century), founder of the House of Olaf; Olaf I of Denmark (c. – ), ruled –; Olaf (II) Haraldsen (died c.

), Danish anti-king who ruled Scania for a few years from ; Olaf II of Denmark, (–), ruled –, also King of Norway as Olaf IV.Scenes from the saga of King Olaf: op. 30 by Edward Elgar (Recording) Heroes of the white shield by Rosemary Sprague (Book) As Torrents in Summer: from the cantata "King Olaf": [arranged for women's voices] by Edward Elgar ().After having recorded Elgars The Dream of Gerontius (Recording of the Month in BBC Music), Sir Andrew Davis turns to two of the composers most popular early choral works: Scenes from the Saga of King Olaf and The Banner of Saint George.

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