The American Flag, Op.102 (Dvořák, Antonín)

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Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, 1895. Plate 12267.
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Work Title The American Flag
Alternative. Title Americký prapor ; Die Amerikanische Flagge
Composer Dvořák, Antonín
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.102 ; B.177
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAD 4
Key see below
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 sections
  1. Lento maestoso/The Colors of the Flag (A major)
  2. Allegro con fuoco/Apostrophe to the Eagle (C minor)
  3. Allegro giusto, tempo di marcia/Three Apostrophes to the Flag (D minor)
  4. Finale. Lento maestoso/Prophetic (A major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1892 (August 3)–1893 (January 8)
First Performance. 1895 (May 4) in New York
Mary Louise Clary (alto)
Ben Davies (tenor)
George W. Fergusson (bass)
New York Musical Society (chorus)
Frank G. Dossert (conductor)

First Publication. 1895 - New York: Schirmer, Plate 12267.
Librettist Joseph Rodman Drake (1795-1820)
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 3 soloists (ATB), chorus (SATB), piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, english horn, 3 clarinets,
2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, bass drum, harp, strings
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