Cantata De Virtute

("The Pied Piper of Hamelin")

Peter Mennin

Text: Robert Browning, "Missae pro defunctis", "Psalm 117"
Publisher: Carl Fischer Music
Print Status: Rental

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Additional Information

Commission Commissioned by Cincinnati Musical Festival Association for the 1969 May Festival.
Composition Date 1969
Duration 00:42:00
Orchestration Solo tenor, baritone voices; narrator; children's chorus, SATB chorus; 3(dbl. Picc.) 3(E.H.) 3(B.Cl.) 3(Cbsn) - 4 3 3 1; Timp. 4Perc. Str.
Premiere May 2, 1969 by Max Rudolf conducting the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, with Cyril Richard, Richard Lewis, Ara Berberian, the May Festival Chorus, and Children's Chorus.