The Nation's Hero (Aronson, Rudolph)

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Schissel (2012/3/18)

Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Concert Music for Orchestra, No.33
New York: New York Music Publishing Co. (Limited), 1885. Plate 396-11.
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General Information

Work Title The Nation's Hero
Alternative. Title Marche funèbre. Tribute to the Memory of General U.S. Grant.
Composer Aronson, Rudolph
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRA 3
Key A minor ending C major ?
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 (Lento)
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
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra
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

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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Composition date of 1885 based on the occasion for which it was written and assumes this is not an earlier unpublished piece given a new name, for instance!