The Oysterman (Hatton, John Liptrot)

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Publisher. Info. Boston: Oliver Ditson, 1849. Plate 1667.
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Work Title The Oysterman
Alternative. Title Affecting Ballad of the Oysterman
Composer Hatton, John Liptrot
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJH 9
Key G minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1849 – Boston: Oliver Ditson (Plate 1667)
Librettist Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809–1894) (The Ballad of the Oysterman (1830))
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice, piano

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"Composed and Sung by J.L. Hatton."

Seem- libretto and music- in a few ways perhaps? inspired by Schubert's Erlkönig (not a bad choice for inspiration.)