Lament for the Stolen. A poem for a Chorus.

Philadelphia: The Centaur Press, 1938.

Price: $75.00

About the item

First Edition. 8 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original stiff wrappers. Slightly browned at edges, else very good. Rare.

Item #6504

Poem written for music by Harl McDinald, intended “to be a major work for a woman’s chorus and orchestra, a poem that had vigor and passion, a poem that voice a deep emotion in the hearts of contemporary American women.” (Author’s note). First performed December 30, 1938 by the Philadelphia Orchestra under Eugene Ormondy with a chorus of 200 women’s voices, Harl McDonald conducting.