Edmund Rubbra: Op. 42, Five Spenser Sonnets, 1949, Very Good

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Edmund Rubbra: Op. 42, Five Spenser Sonnets for Tenor and String Orchestra Author: Edmund Rubbra Publisher: Alfred Lengnick & Co. Ltd. Release Date: 1949 Seller Category: Music Qty Available: 1 Condition: Used: Very Good Sku: 00263 Notes: Very Good, 4to, 12 1/4" x 9." Beige paper wrappers with staple binding. No lettering to spine. Covers have a former owner's signature in black ink in top margin on front, slight wrinkling along spine, small closed tears at head and tail of spine, and slightly bumped tips, else pristine and intact, binding tight. Pages slightly age-toned, else pristine and intact. Staples not rusted. 37 pp. Choral and orchestral sheet music to _Five Spenser Sonnets, Op. 42_. Includes Sonnets II, IV, VI, XLIII, and LXVII. Edmund Rubbra (1901-1986) was an English composer. He had a long and prolific career and showed a musical aptitude at an early age. Rubbra composed a variety of music including symphonies, vocal music, and chamber music. Rubbra became a lecturer at Oxford University where he taught from 1947-1968. He was well-respected in his time and was even asked to compose a piece of music by BBC for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, which he titled, _Ode to the Queen_.