The Vacant Chair (Root, George Frederick)

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Publisher. Info. Pitman's Musical Library, Vol.1: Popular and Standard Songs and Duets (pp.84-85)
London: F. Pitman, n.d.[1877].
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Work Title The Vacant Chair
Alternative. Title We shall meet but we shall miss him
Composer Root, George Frederick
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGR 46
Key A-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 song
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1861
First Publication. 1861
Librettist Henry Stevenson Washburn (1813-1903)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, mixed chorus (SATB), piano
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This song is a setting of a poem about a young lieutenant killed in the American Civil War.