The Song of Solomon, App. II, 17

Scope and Content

By Gustav Holst, 1933-1934. Incidental music for a Hollywod pageant intended for soloists, chorus and orchestra.

1. Piano reduction arrangement of solo dance, non-autograph manuscript [4pp].

2. Vocal score, mostly non-autograph manuscript. Including: Psalm I, Psalm II (men's voices without orchestra), Psalm III (women's voices without orchestra), Psalm IV (full chorus and orchestra), [23pp].

Note on covering page of the score in Rosamund Strode's hand states 'Non autograph pft. score of DANCE (IH pages 1-4), Non autograph vocal score of 5 PSALMS (IH pages -26), Crossed-out autograph page as back cover (see p. 26 reverse)'

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