Hercules Dux Ferrariae. Limited Signed Issue (1970)
Book ID: 62360
Hercules Dux Ferrariae. Nomos No. 1 for Strings with a Tribute to Ó Riada by John Montague. With Decorative Frontispiece by Edward Delaney. Dublin: Woodtown Music Publications Ltd, 1970. Music engraved and Printed at the Curwen Press, London. Typography and book production by Liam Miller at the Dolmen Press, Dublin. Large Folio. Pp, 29. Publisher’s white wrappers with title in red. Light shelf-wear to covers, otherwise very good. Sold in custom made solander box.
This Edition consists of five hundred copies Signed by Ó Riada, Montague and Delaney.
One of O’Riada’s best-known pieces in the classical tradition it was first performed in Dublin by the Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra conducted by Carlo Franci on the 13th September, 1957.