The Monks of Bangor's March

Song TitleThe Monks of Bangor's March (Search)
Composer(s):Ludwig van Beethoven
Author(s):Walter Scott
Keyword(s) & Features: Abbeys; Anthem; Arches; Bands; Bangor; Banners; Battles; Blades; Blood; Bread; Brockmael; Broken; Burning; Catholicism; Censers; Cestria; Chanting; Charity; Chester; Choirs; Churches; Clanging; Cloister; Couplets; Crosses; Cruel; Death; Decrees; Destruction; Divine; Doom; Duet; Duty; Faith; Fighting; Floating; Friars; Funerals; Glory; Glowing; Grey; Grief; Hands; Heathens; Holy; Hymn; Killing; Latin; Loss; Manes; Marches; Marching; Masses (Religious Services); Mild; Miserere; Monks; Mothers; Mourning; Murder; Music; Noble; North; Nuns; Obligation; Olfrid; Parting; Past; Peace; Piety; Pilgrims; Priests; Processions; Recalling; Recounting; Remembering; Respect; Returning; Reverence; Ringing; Sacrifice; Saints; Saxon; Shattered; Shrines; Sighing; Singing; Smiling; Souls; Sounds; Steeds; Stories; Swinging; Tales; Towers; Tragedy; Trumpets; Veils; Virgins; Wailing; Warriors; Wars; Wild; Woe; Worshipping
First LineWhen the heathen trumpet's clang (Search)
Average Duration2:30 (Search)
Year of composition 1817 (Search)
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Larger Work26 Welsh 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 155 no. 2 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerSoprano and Mezzo-soprano or Contralto
Range: Soprano: C4; Alto: B3 - Soprano: F5; Alto: Eb5
Original KeyEb Major (Search)
Premiered By (Search)
Trivial or Important references and connectionsCommissioned by publisher George Thomson (Search)
Other instrumentation and voice2 voices, piano, violin, violoncelllo (Search)
More Than One Voice?Duet (Search)
ContributorAL (Search)
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