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The Ballad of Magna Carta (1940)

Cantata for narrator and bass soloists, SATB chorus and orchestra.

Text by Maxwell Anderson.

Performance Information
Recordings

Performance Information

Orchestra: 2 (2 picc).1 (Eng hn).2 alto sax (cl, bass cl), 2 ten. sax (cl).1; 0.3.2.0; piano, harp, guitar, timp; strings.
Duration: 15 minutes
Published Editions: choral octavo, EA 585
Performance Materials: All territories: EAMC
First performance: February 4, 1940, New York, CBS Radio, Burgess Meredith, narrator, Mark Warnow Orchestra, Mark Warnow, cond.

Guide to orchestration, territory abbreviations, and publishers' symbols.

Recordings

Capriccio CD 60 012-1 Pro Musica Köln, Kölner Rundfunk Orchester, Jan Latham-König, cond.