Hiawatha's Wedding Feast Opus 30 No. 1 1898
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|File:||colhia.nwc (August 2003) 103 kB|
|Full name of work:||Hiawatha's Wedding Feast Opus 30 No. 1 1898|
|Composer:||Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel (1875-1912)|
|Lyricist:||Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807-1882)|
|First line:||You shall hear how Pau-Puk-Keewis, how the handsome Yanadizze, danced at Hiawatha's wedding.|
|Music category:||Classical romantic|
|Name of file creator:||Richard Woodroffe|
|e-mail address:||richard "dot" woodroffe "at" tinyonline "dot" co "dot" uk|
|Comments:||Uses Boxmarks.ttf and Crescendo.ttf|
Hiawatha - the great prophet of the Iroquois Confederation.
He probably lived about AD 1570 . He recognised the fact that internal dissension and petty feuds were the greatest of evils that preyed on the Red Indian nations. He therefore founded the Iroquois league, a league of nations that aimed at general peace and well being, substituting a tribunal of justice to settle disputes in place of war.
Opus 30 No 1,Hiawatha's Wedding is the first of a trilogy by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor. The second and third parts are 'The Death of Minihaha' and 'Hiawatha's Departure'.
First of the trilogy from 'Scenes from the song of Hiawatha'
This NoteWorthy file uses non standard fonts. These can be obtained as follows:
Crescendo - Scriptorium download at http://nwc-scriptorium.org/fonts/cresc.ttf
Boxmarks - Scriptorium download at http://nwc-scriptorium.org/helpful/boxmarks.zip