DARIUS MILHAUD: MURDER OF A GREAT CHIEF OF STATE

MS 5427
MS Short Title DARIUS MILHAUD: MURDER OF A GREAT CHIEF OF STATE
Text 1. DARIUS MILHAUD: MURDER OF A GREAT CHIEF OF STATE, IN MEMORY OF    JOHN KENNEDY; FOR ORCHESTRA, WORKING DRAFT IN SHORT SCORE 
2. DARIUS MILHAUD: PACEM IN TERRIS, OP. 404, SYNOPSIS OF TEXT AND    MUSIC, WITH DEDICATION TO POPE JOHANNES XXIII
Description MS in French and Latin on paper, Paris, 24 November 1963, 5 pp., 33x28 cm, single column, (29x23 cm), cursive script (text 2), music in double staff short score notation, autograph, signed; with a facsimile of the autograph of the full score of Pacem in Terris, 166 ff.
Provenance 1. Darius Milhaud, Paris (1963-1974) and heirs; 2. Sotheby's 10.6.2009:87.
Commentary Deeply affected by the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on 22 November 1963, Milhaud immediately set to work and finished the orchestral composition by 25 November.
Place of origin Paris, France
Dates 24 November 1963

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