Wandering Scholar, The

(1930)

by Gustav Holst

Description
Chamber opera in 1 act
Contributors
Bax C (Author), Benjamin Britten (Editor), Imogen Holst (Editor)
Duration
30
Genres
Opera
Text
Clifford Bax
Instrumentation
1.picc.1.ca.2.2 - 2000 - strings
Other Contributors
Britten (reduced orch), Holst I (editor)
Languages
English
First Performance
31.1.34, David Lewis Theatre, Liverpool: University of Liverpool Music Society
Availability

Study score 0-571-50391-8 and vocal score 0-571-50012-9 on sale, parts and libretto for hire

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'The Wandering Scholar' reviews

‘… Like Savitri, The Wandering Scholar is swift - footed and spare of frame. Clifford Bax’s libretto is shapely and amusing, and Holst’s pungent music somehow contrives to give it the flavour of a bawdy epigram.’ The Observer (Edmund Tracey) Read more

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