Item Details

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
Format
Musical Score
Published
[San Francisco, California] : Bent Pen Music, Inc., [2015]
Edition
Full score
Language
Staff notation
English words also printed separately as text
Contents
  • Prologue. The night is freezing fast / [words] by A.E. Housman
  • 1. The car ride to Christmas / [words] by Frederica von Stade
  • 2. Good King merrily on high / Traditional ; arranged by Jake Heggie
  • 3. I wonder as I wander / Traditional ; arranged by Jake Heggie (uses elements of I wonder as I wander by John Jacob Niles)
  • 4. The road to Bethlehem / [words] by Emily Dickinson
  • 5. And then the setting sun / [words] by Frederica von Stade
  • 6. Christmas time of year / [words and music] by Jake Heggie.
Description
1 score (43 pages) ; 31 cm
Notes
  • Composed for Frederica von Stade and the New Century Chamber Orchestra.
  • Premiered in San Francisco, December 1996.
  • Commissioned by the New Century Chamber Orchestra.
Publisher/plate no.
894FS Bent Pen Music, Inc.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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