Hail to the Chief (Ebenezer Prout)

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  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2020-02-03)   CPDL #56897:        
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2020-02-03).   Score information: A4, 12 pages, 146 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Hail to the Chief
Composer: Ebenezer Prout
Lyricist: Walter Scott

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: Piano

First published: 1875 in Novello's Part-Song Book (2nd series), Vol. 12, no. 357

Description: Composed for the reopening of Alexandra Palace on May 10 1877, originally with orchestral accompaniment.The lyrics are from the Boat song (vv.1-2 & 4) of Sir Walter Scott's Lady of the lake.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Hail to the Chief.