The Fall of Sebastopol, Op.606 (Grobe, Charles)

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Publisher. Info. Boston: Oliver Ditson & Co., 1855. Plate 7956.
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Work Title The Fall of Sebastopol
Alternative. Title The Fall of Sebastopol, A Descriptive Fantasie for Piano ; Fall of Sevastopol
Composer Grobe, Charles
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.606
Key Starts in F major, ends in E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement in several sections:
  1. Sept. 5 1855 (Allegro maestoso, The Russian Bands) -
  2. The Conflagration Breaks Out (Più presto) -
  3. Sept. 8th 12 O'clock (English light division attack...) (Vivace non troppo - Più mosso) -
  4. The French Assault the Malakoff led by Gen. Bosquet (Tempo di Marcia) -
  5. The French take the Malakoff (Allegro molto) -
  6. The Russian mines are sprung in every direction -
  7. The Russians retreat en masse (Allegro moderato) -
  8. The French enter Sebastopol (Allegro moderato - Marche funebre) -
  9. Finale (God Save the Queen)
First Publication. 1855 – Boston: Oliver Ditson (Plate 7956)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano


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Reprinted/renewed? in 1883 (LoC has both copies.)