Basic Details

Title
Suite from "The Mother of Us All"
Availability
Available
Category
Orchestral
Instrumentation
1.1.2.1-2.2.1.0-timp.perc-harp.pft-str
Duration
18'
Publisher
G. Schirmer Inc.
First Publisher
Unknown
Premiere
  • World: Bijou Theatre, Knoxville, TN, January 17th, 1950 (Knoxville Symphony Orchestra; Virgil Thomson, conductor)
Edition/Catalog #
Rental (Worldwide)
Parts/Movements
  1. Prelude
  2. Cold Weather
  3. Wedding Hymn and Finale
  4. A Political Meeting
Version Of
The Mother of Us All (W3)

Cataloging Information

Year Composed
arr. 1949
Year Published
1949
M.S. Location
The Virgil Thomson Papers at Irving S. Gilmore Music Library at Yale University
Cardell Number
Orch 6.5
Meckna Number
W35

Additional Info

Notes

Arranged from the opera (1947; G. Schirmer; See W3)

Portions used for the ballet The Harvest According (1952; ms.; See W5)

External Links
Sales Link (at publisher)

Attachments

Related Works

The Harvest According - Related Works

The Harvest According, a ballet with music from:

Symphony on a Hymn Tune (1928; Southern; See W10)

Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra (1950; Ricordi/Belwin Mills; See W36)

Suite from "The Mother of Us All" (1949; G. Schirmer; See W35)