The Civil War songbook : complete original sheet music for 37 songs / selected, and with an introd., by Richard Crawford

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Subjects: War-songs--United States
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Songs and music
Formats: Print
Material Type: Printed music -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Dover Publications, 1977
LC Classification: M
Additional Authors: Crawford, Richard, 1935-
Notes: LCCN: 76020846 /M
ISBN: 0486234223$5.00 ($5.75 Can.)
The songs are "reprinted from the original sheet music in the collections of William Lloyd Keepers and Lester S. Levy, and the William Clements Library, Univ. of Michigan."
Contents: The battle cry of freedom -- Battle hymn of the Republic -- Glory! Glory! Hallelujah! -- Dixie's land -- The bonnie blue flag -- Maryland! My Maryland! -- The Southrons' Chaunt of defiance -- We are coming father Abra'am -- Marching through Georgia -- Who'll save the left? -- Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! -- Just before the battle, Mother -- The soldier's return -- Tenting on the old camp ground -- All quiet along the Potomac to-night? -- The Grant pill -- O' I'm a good old rebel -- The children of the battle field -- Comrades, I am dying! -- The drummer boy -- Little major -- The dying volunteer -- Bear gently, so gently -- Can I go, dearest Mother? -- Weeping, sad and lonely -- Oh, come you from the battle-field? -- When Johnny comes marching home -- The vacant chair -- Brave boys are they! -- Mother is the battle over? -- Grafted into the army -- Jeff in petticoats -- The new emancipation song -- Glory! Glory! (The little Octoroon) -- Kingdom coming -- Sixty-three is the jubilee -- We are coming from the cottonfields --
Physical Description: xiii, 157 p. : ill. ; 31 cm
OCLC Number: 3295672
ISBN/ISSN: 0486234223

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