The Prisoner and the Swallow (Hewitt, John Hill)

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Publisher. Info. Baltimore: Henry McCaffrey, 1847. Plate 503.
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Work Title The Prisoner and the Swallow
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Composer Hewitt, John Hill
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJH 127
Key B-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1847
Librettist Composer
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 2-3 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
Related Works L'Hirondelle et le Prisonnier by Croisez

Misc. Comments

This is adapted from L'hirondelle et le prisonnier by Alexandre Croisez, although on the cover the composer's name is misspelled "Croises". Also, according to the Composer's page, the work was first published in 1852, but Hewitt published this work in 1847!