The Road to France (Lund-Skabo, Signe)

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Sheet Music

Scores

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Schissel (2013/6/9)

Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, 1917. Plate 28049.
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Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
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General Information

Work Title The Road to France
Alternative. Title The Road to France, for Unison or Mixed Chorus
Composer Lund-Skabo, Signe
Key E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 (3 verses)
First Publication. 1917 – New York: Schirmer
Copyright Information Possibly public domain in EU and other 70 pma territories.
This item, public domain in its country of origin, is possibly likewise public domain in the EU due to the EU's implementation of Rule of the Shorter Term for non-EU works. This EU ruling might be superseded by bilateral treaties still in force between some EU countries and countries outside the EU (notably the USA).
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Librettist Daniel MacIntyre Henderson (1880–1955)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation SATB chorus , or Unison chorus, and piano

Misc. Comments

Sibley has this attributed to Daniel McIntyre Henderson, who died in 1906, but by their own account it is a WWI song, and the lyrics attest to this, WWI did not start until after Daniel McIntyre Henderson was deceased. VIAF explains all! (Only "Daniel M. Henderson" is given on the score.) The piano part contains music not in the chorus and while the chorus part could be performed as an entity of itself, the work probably makes more sense with the rhythmic interludes and impetus given it by the extra material in the piano, especially at the beginning few bars, repeats and end.

Also exists (either arranged as, or arranged from?) a march for orchestra, according to Wikipedia.