The Massacre of Glencoe

Song TitleThe Massacre of Glencoe (Search)
Composer(s):Ludwig van Beethoven
Author(s):Walter Scott
Keyword(s) & Features: Addressee: Harpist; Cruelty; Deceit; Deer; Eagles; Ernes; Flames; Glencoe; Harpists; Harps; Hospitality; Massacres; Melodies; Midnight; Mountains; Murder; Nets; Revenge; Stags; Steel; Strings; Swords; Treachery; Woods
First LineOh! tell me, Haper, wherefore flow (Search)
Average Duration4:45 (Search)
Year of composition 1810 - 1813 (Search)
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Larger Work25 Irish Songs (Search)
Musical FormStrophic (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsMember of the Tory establishment and the Highland Society; Victorian (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
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Catalog DesignationWoO 152 no. 5 (Search)
Range: E4 - E5 (Search)
Original KeyA minor (Search)
Premiered By (Search)
Other instrumentation and voiceVoice, piano, violin, violoncello (Search)
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