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Lambert, Constant

Summer's Last Will & Testament: A Masque For Orchestra, Chorus, And Baritone Solo, To Words Taken From A Pleasant Comedy Written In 1593 By Thomas Nashe. Drawings By Michael Ayrton.

Oxford University Press: Oxford, 1946. No. 92 of 100. 78 pp. including 6 b/w full-page drawings. 3/4 turquoise leather with gold tooling and marbled paper boards. Internally excellent, covers and spine a bit faded and a little shelf worn.
Signed by both the composer, Constant Lambert, and the artist, Michael Ayrton. Summer's Last Will & Testament was first performed at a BBC symphony concert at Queen's Hall, London on Janaury 29, 1936 with Lambert conducting, and was first published in 1937.
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