Brother and the Fallen Dragoon (Webster, Joseph Philbrick)

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Work Title Brother and the Fallen Dragoon
Alternative. Title Civille Bellum
Composer Webster, Joseph Philbrick
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJW 74
Key E major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1862
Librettist Charles Dawson Shanly (1811-1875)
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 4-5 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano

Misc. Comments

Definitions:

  1. Dragoon: a member of any of several cavalry regiments in the British army.
  2. Videete: a mounted sentinel stationed in advance of pickets.
  3. Handsel: a now-obsolete term that means "to inaugurate with a token or gesture of luck or pleasure."


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