The Triumph of Columbus (Pratt, Silas Gamaliel)
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New York: Carl Fischer, 1892.
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|Work Title||The Triumph of Columbus|
|Alternative Title||A Columbian Festival Allegory|
|Composer||Pratt, Silas Gamaliel|
|First Performance||1892-10-10 — New York, Carnegie Hall: M. Homer Moore (Columbus), Kate M. Cowtan (Diego), Fred Gillette (Father Juan Perez), W. H. Pierce (Luiz St. Angel), Carl Duft (Fernando de Talavero), Kartharine Kilke (Queen Isabella), Rosa Linde (Marchioness Moya), Jennie Dutton (Spirit of Light and Progress), Silas Gamaliel Pratt (conductor)|
|First Publication||1892 – New York: Carl Fischer|
|Instrumentation||Voices: 3 sopranos, alto, 2 tenors, baritone, 2 bass + mixed chorus (SATTBB)|
Title page notes that it was produced at the Metropolitan Opera House on Oct. 10, 1892. Since the Met had burned down in August the performance took place at Carnegie Hall (as correctly noted on page 2). The work is a cantata.