The Battle of Buena Vista, Op.101 (Grobe, Charles)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Baltimore: G. Willig, Jun., 1847. Plate 2067.
Misc. Notes LoC has two scans of this work (same edition?), one of which was received as a copyright-registering edition 19 May 1847, the other of which is either a slightly later copy or just a different scan of the same copy.
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General Information

Work Title The Battle of Buena Vista
Alternative. Title A Descriptive Fantasie for the Piano
Composer Grobe, Charles
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.101
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICG 11
Key G major to C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement in several sections
First Publication. 1847 – Baltimore: George Willig
Dedication General Zachary Taylor (1784–1850)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano

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with descriptive text in English (by the composer?) that may be meant to be narrated??, as with many of his descriptive works (and those of contemporaries.)

Taylor was not yet President at the time of publication (his tenure lasted from 1849 to 1850.)