Merritts Hill Music

Merritts Hill Music

Prelude to Act II of Saul and David

C. Nielsen

Category: Wind Band  > Classics

Duration: 4' 30"

Price: £45.00

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Carl Nielsen's opera Saul og David was first performed in 1902 in Copenhagen. Many were enthusiastic, but the critics dismissed it as more of an oratorio than an opera and it has received few performances since. However, the Prelude to the Second Act lives on as a concert piece, invoking the splendour of King Saul's court.