On the road (A marching tune)

Song TitleOn the road (A marching tune) (Search)
Composer(s):Dame Ethel Smyth
Composer Underrepresented GroupFemale; LGBTQ+ (Search)
Author(s):Ethel Carnie Holdsworth (as Ethel Carnie)
Author Underrepresented GroupFemale (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Arms; Arrows; Autumn; Banners; Battlefields; Battles; Beaten; Beats; Beds; Bitten; Blood; Blue; Brave; Breath; Brides; Bright; Chains; Children; Chill; Clattering; Clinging; Courage; Cowards; Cradles; Daring; Dead; Dear; Death; Deep; Despair; Determination; Drums; Dying; Ebbing; Eyes; Failing; Fair; Fathers; Feeling; Feet; Fields; Fighting; Finding; Floods; Flowers; Foes; Freedom; Gleaming; Glory; Graves; Hanging; Hate; Hearths; Hearts; Heavens; Home; Honor; Hope; Leaves; Leaving; Life; Light; Long; Loud; Love; Marching; Meeting; Metaphor: Banner as Sea; Metaphor: Eyes as Sky; Metaphor: Eyes as Steel; Metaphor: Person as Flower; Metaphor: Wind as Breath; Mothers; Music; Pale; Peace; Pouring; Races; Rain; Rebellious; Rebels; Red; Reeling; Roads; Seas; Shaking; Sheen; Shielding; Sky; Slaves; Slow; Smiting; Soft; Souls; Spears; Spring; Steel; Steps; Stones; Stricken; Strife; Tossing; Touch; Trembling; Tunes; Valor; Violence; Waiting; Warm; Wars; Weak; Weapons; Wild; Wind; Words
First LineO, the beat of the drums, (Search)
Average Duration5:00 (Search)
Year of composition 1913 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttps://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=60282
Larger WorkThree Songs (Search)
Musical FormTernary (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Score Source https://imslp.org/wiki/Special:ReverseLookup/394164
Audio Source https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ITZA6UfVCw
Catalog DesignationNo. 3 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerMezzo-soprano or Baritone
Range: C#4 - G5 (Search)
Original KeyC minor (Search)
Dedicated ToC. P. (Search)
Orchestra and voice?Yes (Search)
ContributorGTM (Search)
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