Oh! It Is an Hour Of Sadness (Ensign, James L.)

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Schissel (2012/10/28)

Publisher. Info. New York: William Hall & Son, 1855. Plate 3324.
Misc. Notes The uploaded PDF contains the six pages of the linked-to scan and the more readable last page of the other scan the LoC has of this work, as an alternate, since the last page of the linked-to scan is probably not sight-readable at all while the other may merely pose some difficulty. (Just remember to skip the sixth page if this is decided on.)
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Work Title Oh! It Is an Hour Of Sadness
Alternative. Title A Parting Song for Three Voices
Composer Ensign, James L.
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJE 3
Key E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1855 – New York: William Hall & Son
Librettist Miss E. E. A. ?
Language English
Dedication J. (John) Holmes Agnew, Doctor of Divinity, Principal of the Young Ladies' Institute, Pittsfield, Mass. (1804–1865)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 3 high voices, piano

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E.E.A. might be a relative of J. Holmes Agnew (= J.H.A.) (obituary here. Born May 9 1804; died October 12, 1865. (See Princeton Catalogue of the Westminster Theological Seminary, 1894, p.55.)