Grand Military Divertimento on Her Majesty's Birthday (Webb, John Charles)

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Publisher. Info. London: Brewer & Co., n.d.[1861].
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Work Title Grand Military Divertimento
Alternative. Title
Composer Webb, John Charles
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJW 1
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7 sections:
  1. Marcia
  2. Her Majesty's Birthday is announced with three cheers: Guns firing, Bells ringing, etc.
  3. Drums and Trumpets of the Cavalry on presenting arms.
  4. "God Save the Queen" on presenting arms by the Infantry.
  5. Grand March: The Troops passing the General the first time.
  6. Quickstep, the Troops passing the General the second time. The remainder of the day spent in conviviality.
  7. Rule Britannia
First Publication. 1840 ca.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation piano
Related Works Based on Rule Britannia by Arne
External Links Discussed in 'Music & the British Military in the Long Nineteenth Century' (Trevor Herbert and Helen Barlow, 2013)

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Written "In honor of Her Majesty's [Queen Victoria's] Birthday".