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||On Shore and Sea
||A Dramatic Cantata
- Choruses of sailors and women - The windlass ply, the cable haul
- Recitative, Song and Chorus - Il Marinajo and Sailors - 'Tis the mid-watch of night
- Recitative - La Sposina - From Spring-time on to Summer draws the year
- Song and Chorus - La Sposina and Women - Soft and sadly sea-wind swell
- Moresque - Instrumental
- Recitative and Chorus - Il Marinajo - The Crescent o'er the Cross is hoisted high
- Recitative - Il Marinajo - They chain not Christian souls that chain their limbs!
- Chorus of Sailors (prisoners) at the oar - With a will, oh brothers, with one will for all
- Recitative and Duet - Il Marinajo and La Sposina - Hark! on the night - the clash of falling chains
- Chorus - Sink and scatter, clouds of war
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||1871-05-01 - London, Royal Albert Hall
||1871 – London: Boosey
||Tom Taylor (1817–1880)
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||Voices: Soloists (ST), mixed chorus (SATB)|
Orchestra: 2 flutes (1 doubling piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, bass-clarinet, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets (doubling 2 cornets), 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion (bass drum, cymbals, side drum, triangle, Turkish bells) and strings
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Composed for the opening of the London International Exhibition.