Sweeney Todd, Concert Suite for Orchestra
|Main Creator:||Arnold, Malcolm 1921-2006|
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London : Faber Music Limited., (3 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AU); 1989
Nomenclature : Piccolo ; Flute ; Oboe ; 2 Clarinets in B flat ; Bassoon ; 2 Horns in F ; 2 Trumpets in B flat ; 2 Trombones ; Timpani ; Percussion (1 Player) : cymbals, bass drum, tamtam, side drum, glockenspiel, tubular bells, wood block, nightingale ; piano/celesta ; harp ; strings
Contains orchestration of piece and details of hiring parts for performance
NLI copy contains details of performance history
The Ballet Sweeney Todd was composed in 1959 and first performed by members of the Royal Ballet and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, conducted by John Lanchbery, at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon on 10th December 1959. The Concert Suite was drawn from the complete ballet score in 1984 by David Ellis in association with the composer.
NLI copy signed by Bryden Thomson on title page.
NLI copy has a 'sample copy not for sale' stamp on title page
Covent Garden, Dec. 10, 1959
Physical description: 1 score (134 p.) ; 31cm x 23cm
Bryden Thomson collection.
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|MU/BT-sb-12||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Bryden Thompson Collection|