Le drapeau belge, Op.79 (Elgar, Edward)

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Language English
Translator George Nathaniel Curzon (1859-1925)
Publisher. Info. London: Elkin & Co., 1916. Plate E. & Co. 885.
Misc. Notes Third page manuscript copy.
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Work Title Le drapeau belge
Alternative. Title The Belgian Flag
Composer Elgar, Edward
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.79
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEE 112
Key A minor
Text Incipit Rouge pour le sang des soldats (Fr)
Red for the blood of soldiers (En)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1916
First Performance. 1917/04/14 at Queen's Hall in London
Carlo Liten (reciter), Hamilton Harty (conductor)
First Publication. 1916
Librettist Émile Cammaerts (1878-1953)
Language French, English translation
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation narrator, orchestra
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