Basic Details

Title
The Courtship of Yongly Bongly Bo
Availability
Available
Category
Vocal (Solo or Small Ensemble)
Instrumentation
voice-pft
Duration
6'
Publisher
G. Schirmer Inc.
Premiere
  • World: Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church Chapel, New York City, NY, April 28th, 1975 (Emily Derr, Soprano; John Ryan, piano)
Edition/Catalog #
HL50486467

Cataloging Information

Copyright
©1977 G. Schirmer; ©2005 Virgil Thomson Estate
Year Composed
1973-74
Year Published
1977
M.S. Location
The Virgil Thomson Papers at Irving S. Gilmore Music Library at Yale University
Cardell Number
C3B
Meckna Number
W150
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Additional Info

Notes

Originally a portion of the "Cantata on Poems of Edward Lear" (1973-74; See W97)

Also appears in both "Collected Songs for High Voice" and "Collected Songs for Low Voice"

Texts
Edward Lear
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