The Orphan's Lament (Webster, Joseph Philbrick)

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Publisher. Info. Boston: Oliver Ditson, 1855. Plate 2079.
Reprinted Boston: Ditson, 1883.
Misc. Notes Copyright renewed by Mrs. J.P. Webster in 1883.
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Work Title The Orphan's Lament
Alternative. Title I'm Standing by Your Grave, Mother
Composer Webster, Joseph Philbrick
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJW 2
Key E major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement in 5 strophic verses
First Publication. 1855 – Boston: Oliver Ditson
Librettist Sarah Tittle Bolton (1814–1893)
Language English
Dedication Harriet J. Bassett
Average DurationAvg. Duration 7 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano