|Genre Categories||;; ; ;|
|Work Title||The Nation's Hero|
|Alternative. Title||Marche funèbre. Tribute to the Memory of General U.S. Grant.|
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.||IRA 3|
|Key||A minor ending C major ?|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1885|
|First Publication.||1885 – New York: New York Music Publishing Co. (Limited)|
|Dedication||Tribute to the Memory of General (President) U.S. Grant (1822–1885)|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Romantic|
|InstrDetail||10/11 Instruments: flute, clarinet (C) + 2 cornets (B♭), 2 trombones + drums + strings (no cello)|
14 Instruments: probably adds second clarinet, 2 horns, and cello
Full: probably adds oboe and 1 or 2 bassoons
Issued by the publisher in versions for 10/11 and 14 instruments as well as full orchestra.
Clarinets here called "clarionet". Drums muted ("muffled drum") throughout.
Composition date of 1885 based on the occasion for which it was written and assumes this is not an earlier unpublished piece given a new name, for instance!