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Dracula! or The Vampire Vanquished

Dracula! or The Vampire Vanquished
A Victorian Melodrama for Schools
Date of composition January 1983
Opus number 87a
Type of work Concert music
Duration 30 mins
Musical forces Narrator, Choir (unison voices), Vocal Solosist(s) (from choir), Piano and optional School Instruments (Clarinet/Bass Clarinet, Cornet/Trumpet, Trombone, Banjo/Guitar, Double Bass, Percussion)
School Suitable for use in schools
Words Carey Blyton
Publisher Chester Music and Novello & Co
Publisher’s product page Dracula! or The Vampire Vanquished
Notes Also available from Boosey & Hawkes


But for sheer fun, his two Victorian Melodramas for Schools are convulsing, especially when performed with the prescribed ‘Music Hall Orchestra’ … A recording by the Redbridge School on Meridian is well recommended.

Wally Horwood, The British Bandsman, March 1985