On View
Musical Crossroads Gallery
Exhibition
Musical Crossroads
Published by
Novello & Company, British
Written by
Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel, British, 1875 - 1912
Date
1900
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W x D: 10 3/16 x 6 3/4 x 1/2 in. (25.9 x 17.1 x 1.3 cm)
Description
Full score for the opera, "The Song of Hiawatha Op. 30", written by the Anglo-African composer, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor. "The Song of Hiawatha Op. 30" is a trilogy of cantatas by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, produced between 1898 and 1900, which included "Hiawatha's Wedding Feast", "The Death of Minnehaha", and "Hiawatha's Departure". The first part, "Hiawatha's Wedding Feast", was particularly famous for many years and it made the composer's name known throughout the world.
Place depicted
London, England, Europe
New York, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Sheet music
Type
scores
Topic
Caricature and cartoons
Opera (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.57.29.2
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a017314f-6bb5-4c8c-a297-5db534b5ff39

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