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Issue Details: First known date: 1879... 1 October 1879 of The Sydney Morning Herald est. 1842 The Sydney Morning Herald
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Cantatai"Songs of morning, with your breath", Henry Kendall , Paolo Giorza (composer), 1879 single work lyric/song


Written expressly for the Opening Ceremony of the Sydney International Exhibition, and dedicated to His Royal Highness Albert Edward, Prince of Wales.

The cantata is set out in four parts: Part 1 - Prelude / Chorus 'Songs of Morning...' / Solo (soprano) and Chorus 'Lo, they come...' / Solo (tenor) 'By the days...'; Part 2 - Solo (bass) 'Where now a radiant city stands...' / Solo (contralto) 'Upon the hills...' / Solo (soprano) 'Ah! Haply on some mossy slope...'; Part 3 - Chorus of Children 'A gracious morning...' / Solo (soprano) 'And hence a fair dream...'. Part 4 - Solo (bass) with Chorus and Finale Tutti 'Father, all bountiful humbly we kneel to thee...'.

(p. 7)
Note: Text of the libretto.

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