Poseidon and Amphitrite, Op.44 (Paine, John Knowles)




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Performer Pages United States Marine Band (orchestra)
Performers Marine Chamber Orchestra, Major Michelle Rakers (conductor)
Publisher Info. Washington, DC: United States Marine Band, 2017.
Misc. Notes Live performance on Jan. 29, 2017 at Northern Virginia Community College's Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center. View performance on Youtube.
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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1907. Plate Part.B. 2045.
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General Information

Work Title Poseidon and Amphitrite
Alternative. Title Symphonic Poem; An Ocean Fantasy
Composer Paine, John Knowles
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.44
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJP 30
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1888 ca.
First Performance. 1895 March 1 as "An Island Fantasy"
First Publication. 1907 – Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel
Average DurationAvg. Duration 12-13 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (A), 2 bassoons + 4 horns (E), 2 trumpets (A), 3 trombones, tuba + timpani + harp + strings

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Performed March 1 & 2 by the Boston Symphony as "An Island Fantasy" (as noted at least in the 1894-95 Subscription Guide.)