The Mystic Trumpeter, 'Hark, some wild trumpeter', H71, Op 18

Scope and Content

By Gustav Holst, 1904. Revised 1912. Scena for soprano and orchestra.

Words by Walt Whitman; 'From Noon to Starry Night' (Leaves of Grass).

Vocal score, mostly non-autogrph manuscript [25pp]. Some pencil annotations are visible on the score.

Note on the folio bag in Imogen Holst's hand states 'p22 is out and pages either side of it, also title page.', further note in Rosamund Strode's hand states 'Returned to bag March 1984 RS'.

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Related Material

See HOL/1/2/33/1-2 for published music for The Mystic Trumpeter.