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A New English Libretto for Haydn's "The Creation"

  title={A New English Libretto for Haydn's "The Creation"},
  author={P. Moody},
  • P. Moody
  • Published 2012
  • Art
  • This document was created to provide a new English translation to Franz Joseph Haydn’s (1732-1809) oratorio The Creation that both respects Hadyn’s original musical content and employs contemporary English language and idioms. In preparing The Creation for performances with English text it became clear that, at this time, no English libretto is available which completely supports the composer’s intended relationship between text and music. This document explores the research on Haydn’s oratorio… CONTINUE READING

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