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Basic Details

Title Lord Byron
Commercial Availability Status Available
Ensemble Type Opera


Duration 100
Current Publisher Southern Music Publishing Co. Inc.
Edition Or Catalog Number

Cataloging Information

Copyright Date And Owner © 1975 Virgil Thomson; © 2016 Virgil Thomson Foundation Ltd (Reduced Orchestration)
Year Composed 1966
Year Revised
First Publisher Southern Music Publishing Co. Inc.
Year Published 2016
Manuscript Source(s) Location
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Additional Notes & Comments

Instrumentation Notes

Flute doubles on Piccolo; Oboe doubles on English Horn, 2nd Clarinet doubles on Bass Clarinet; The score contains the original percussion part; and the performance notes indicate "It is up to the conductor to determine which parts can be covered by the number of players on hand."

Research Notes

Prepared by Samuel Bill. Additional information at

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