Crispus Attucks

American Patriot

Adolphus Hailstork

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Text: Herbert Woodward Martin
Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
Print Status: Rental

Quick Overview

In 1770, Crispus Attucks, a black man, became the first casualty of the American Revolution when he was shot and killed in what became known as the Boston Massacre.

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Additional Information

Commission Commissioned by Andrew Fine for the reopening of the Crispus Attucks Theater, Norfolk, VA
Composition Date 2003
Duration 00:45:00
Orchestration Mezzo-Sop. Ten. Bass-Bari. Large Chorus; 1(dbl. Picc.) 1 1(dbl. B.Cl.) 1 - 2 1 3 0; Timp. Perc. Str.
Premiere 10/25/05 Virginia Symphony Orchestra, I. Sherman Green Chorale, Frank Ward, Lisa Coston, Robert Shoop

Details

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