The American Tar (Taylor, Raynor)

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Publisher. Info. Philadelphia: the Author (No.96 North 6th. St.) & Sold at Carr's Repository's.
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Work Title The American Tar
Alternative. Title Press Gang Defeated
Composer Taylor, Raynor
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRT 1
Key C major
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. c.1796
Librettist Susanna Haswell Rowson (1762-1824)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation voices, orchestra (assumed)

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Rowson's play The American Tar or Press Gang Defeated, is now lost, but it was written for, and performed by, a company in Philadelphia in c.1796.