The Battle-Cry of Freedom (Schreiner, Hermann L.)

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Publisher. Info. Macon: J. C. Schreiner & Son, 1864.
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General Information

Work Title The Battle-Cry of Freedom
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Composer Schreiner, Hermann L.
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHS 21
Key G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 song
First Publication. 1864
Librettist William Henry Barnes (ca.1840/45-1866)
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 4-5 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano

Misc. Comments

George F. Root wrote the original "Battle-Cry of Freedom" for the Union. Schreiner's Confederate version, while it's in the same style as Root's, is different in lyrics and melody and stands on its on.