The American Flag, Op.102 (Dvořák, Antonín)

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New York: G. Schirmer, 1895. Plate 12267


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Work Title The American Flag
Alternative Title Americký prapor . Secular cantata
Composer Dvořák, Antonín
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.102 / B.177
Movements/Sections 4 sections
  1. Lento maestoso (The Colors of the Flag)
  2. Allegro con fuoco (Apostrophe to the Eagle)
  3. Allegro giusto, tempo di marcia (Three Apostrophes to the Flag)
  4. Finale. Lento maestoso (Prophetic)
Year/Date of Composition 1892–93
First Performance 1895-05-04, New York
Mary Louise Clary, Ben Davies & George W. Fergusson (vocal soli), Frank G. Dossert (conductor)
First Publication 1895
Librettist Joseph Rodman Drake (1795-1820)
Language English
Average Duration 20 minutes
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation contralto, tenor and bass soli, chorus and orchestra (piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 3 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, bass drum, harp, strings)
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Begins in F minor, ends in A major.

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