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The Midshipmite

Composer
Stephen Adams
Year of composition
1881
Arranger
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
3 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
String quartet
Instrumental parts
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Stephen Adams (pseudonym of Michael Maybrick, 1844-1913) is probably best known for his sacred song The Holy City. The Midshipmite is song about a midshipman leading a land party of British sailors in an attack on Russian guns in the Crimea.It is another of the songs on naval themes that I am arranging for the Navy Birthday Ball at NAF, El Centro, in October, 2007.

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