Capture of Fort Donelson, Op.1396 (Grobe, Charles)

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Publisher. Info. Boston: Henry Tolman & Co., 1862. Plate 2891.
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General Information

Work Title Capture of Fort Donelson
Alternative. Title Battle of Fort Donelson (title on cover. Capture is title on first page of score)
Composer Grobe, Charles
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.1396
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICG 19
Key B major - G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 10 brief movements:
  1. Moderato (Prayer for Victory.)
  2. Vivace. (Wednesday, Feb. 12th 1862 At 9 o'clock AM)
  3. Vivace. (Hoosier Dance.)
  4. Lento. (Wednesday Night.)
  5. Moderato. (those who survived the terrible scenes...)
  6. Viva non troppo.
  7. Allegro. (Saturday.)
  8. Moderato. (It is well to mingle in the hymn of success)
  9. Maestoso. (The names of Grant, Foote...)
  10. Presto.
First Publication. 1862 – Boston: Henry Tolman & Co. (Plate 2891)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano

Misc. Comments

Programmatic with captions of great length.