The Resource On the road to Christmas : for mezzo-soprano and string orchestra, music by Jake Heggie ; poems by Emily Dickinson, Jake Heggie, A.E. Housman, and Frederica von Stade

On the road to Christmas : for mezzo-soprano and string orchestra, music by Jake Heggie ; poems by Emily Dickinson, Jake Heggie, A.E. Housman, and Frederica von Stade

Label
On the road to Christmas : for mezzo-soprano and string orchestra
Title
On the road to Christmas
Title remainder
for mezzo-soprano and string orchestra
Statement of responsibility
music by Jake Heggie ; poems by Emily Dickinson, Jake Heggie, A.E. Housman, and Frederica von Stade
Creator
Contributor
Arranger of music
Author
Composer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Accompanying matter
libretto or text
Cataloging source
TDF
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/commissioningbody
WxG8FN4DUCE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Heggie, Jake
Form of composition
songs
Format of music
vocal score
Language note
English words, also printed separately as text.
LC call number
M2104.H45
LC item number
O6 2015
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/notation
  • Staff notation
  • Staff notation
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/performanceMedium
  • mezzo soprano voice
  • piano
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1859-1936
  • 1830-1886
  • 1892-1980
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Housman, A. E.
  • Von Stade, Frederica
  • Dickinson, Emily
  • Niles, John Jacob
  • New Century Chamber Orchestra
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Christmas music
  • Sacred songs (Medium voice) with string orchestra
  • Housman, A. E.
  • Von Stade, Frederica
  • Niles, John Jacob
  • Heggie, Jake
  • Dickinson, Emily
  • Dickinson, Emily
  • Heggie, Jake
  • Housman, A. E.
  • Niles, John Jacob
  • Von Stade, Frederica
  • Christmas music
  • Sacred songs (Medium voice) with string orchestra
Transposition and arrangement
arrangement
Label
On the road to Christmas : for mezzo-soprano and string orchestra, music by Jake Heggie ; poems by Emily Dickinson, Jake Heggie, A.E. Housman, and Frederica von Stade
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally for mezzo soprano and string orchestra; arrangement for voice and piano
  • Composed for Frederica von Stade and the New Century Chamber Orchestra
  • Commissioned by the New Century Chamber Orchestra
  • Premiered in San Francisco, December 1996
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
notated music
Content type code
ntm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The road to Bethlehem
  • [words] by Emily Dickinson
  • And then the setting sun
  • [words] by Frederica von Stade
  • Christmas time of year
  • [words and music] by Jake Heggie
  • Prologue. The night is freezing fast
  • [words] by A.E. Housman
  • The car ride to Christmas
  • [words] by Frederica von Stade
  • Good King merrily on high
  • traditional ; arranged by Jake Heggie
  • I wonder as I wander
  • traditional ; arranged by Jake Heggie (uses elements of I wonder as I wander by John Jacob Niles)
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
1 vocal score (35 pages)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
MusicalPresentation
Piano/vocal score.
Other control number
10568277
Publisher number
894-PV
System control number
  • (OCoLC)934658530
  • (OCoLC)ocn934658530
Label
On the road to Christmas : for mezzo-soprano and string orchestra, music by Jake Heggie ; poems by Emily Dickinson, Jake Heggie, A.E. Housman, and Frederica von Stade
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally for mezzo soprano and string orchestra; arrangement for voice and piano
  • Composed for Frederica von Stade and the New Century Chamber Orchestra
  • Commissioned by the New Century Chamber Orchestra
  • Premiered in San Francisco, December 1996
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
notated music
Content type code
ntm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The road to Bethlehem
  • [words] by Emily Dickinson
  • And then the setting sun
  • [words] by Frederica von Stade
  • Christmas time of year
  • [words and music] by Jake Heggie
  • Prologue. The night is freezing fast
  • [words] by A.E. Housman
  • The car ride to Christmas
  • [words] by Frederica von Stade
  • Good King merrily on high
  • traditional ; arranged by Jake Heggie
  • I wonder as I wander
  • traditional ; arranged by Jake Heggie (uses elements of I wonder as I wander by John Jacob Niles)
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
1 vocal score (35 pages)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
MusicalPresentation
Piano/vocal score.
Other control number
10568277
Publisher number
894-PV
System control number
  • (OCoLC)934658530
  • (OCoLC)ocn934658530

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