THE TRUMPETS OF SUMMER by ATWOOD, Margaret and John Beckwith


Edition: First Edition

Toronto: BMI Canada, 1964. Octavo, (16) pp, stapled, in self wrappers. Tanning to spine fold, small soft corner crease to front cover, else a fine copy. "Choral Suite for mixed chorus, four soloists, male speaker and six instruments. Commissioned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for the Shakespeare Quatercentenary. First performance: Montreal, November 29, 1964. Music: John Beckwith. Text: Margaret Atwood". - title page. This is the libretto only. Presumed second issue binding (presumed first was in yellow card covers). First state text without rubber stamped copyright date on cover. The piece was performed only once, an event which attracted an audience of 36 people. Scarce. Atwood's third "book". Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

Book ID: 43399
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