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Pucitta, Strike the Cymbal
Vincenzo Pucitta's "Strike the Cymbal" was published as No. 23 of Benjamin Carr's Musical Miscellany in Occasional Numbers. It was immensely popular in the second quarter of the nineteenth century in the USA and Canada as an anthem for use on festive occasions, such as church dedications and July 4 celebrations.
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