Ballad of Magna Carta
Cantata for narrator and bass soloists, mixed chorus and orchestra.
(1940)
Text by Maxwell Anderson.

 
 
 

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; chorus SATB.
Duration: 15 minutes
First performance: February 4, 1940, New York, CBS Radio, Burgess Meredith, narrator, Mark Warnow Orchestra, Mark Warnow, cond.
 

Recordings
 
Capriccio 60 012-1
Capriccio 29110
Pro Musica Köln, 
Kölner Rundfunk Orchester, 
Jan Latham-König, cond.