Freedom's voice in poetry and song / compiled and edited by Gillian B. Anderson

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Subjects: American poetry--Revolutionary period, 1775-1783
Political poetry, American
Patriotic poetry, American
Political ballads and songs--United States
Patriotic music--United States
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Poetry
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Songs and music
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Wilmington, Delaware : Scholarly Resources, 1977
LC Classification: M
Additional Authors: Anderson, Gillian B., 1943-
Notes: LCCN: 77078353
ISBN: 0842021248
Includes indexes
Contents: Pt. 1. An inventory of political and patriotic lyrics in colonial American newspapers, 1773-1783.--Pt. 2. Song book
Contents: A Sale--Musical Intelligence extraordinary--The Consultation, a New Ballad--A Paraphrase of the Latin poem--Parody of the first song in Midas--A New Song from the Pennsylvania Packet (As near beauteous Boston lying)--A song compos'd by a son of liberty--Anecdote of Sir Robert Walpole--A song for the 5th of March--The Liberty Song (Come join hand in hand)--The Glorious Seventy-Four--A new song by way of lullaby to the foundling Popish Quebec-bill--A parody on the song of Chevy Chace--An American parody of "Rule Brittania"--Liberty Song (Ye sons of freedom smile)--The Roast Beef of Old England--Song (The expenses of war)--Parody on the Ballad of the Vicar of Bray--Jeu d'esprit (On Calvert's plains)--The Whig (a song)--May each unkind report--On liberty (Cursed be the wretch)--A song (Hark, tis freedom that calls)--A junto song (Tis money makes the member vote)--A song (Come join hand in hand)--The Sailor's address--A song (Whilst happy in my native land)--An extempore song (Ye sons of true freedom)--Fish and tea--The Pennsylvania March--Liberty Tree--The Genius of America to her sons--A song composed by a soldier in the continental Army--The American Hero (A Saphic Ode)--A New Liberty Song--A New Song: The Watry God--A song (Saint George for their patron)--New Year's Verses (Hail! O America!)--A new song composed by a prisoner in Boston jail (Americans swarming by thousands)--A parody on "The Watry God"--The Sweets of Liberty--The Fiery Devil--The Heads (The year 1776)--Song (Blest cause of genial life arise)--On the death of General Montgomery--Parody (In a mouldring cave)--On the surrender of Lieutenant-General Burgoyne--A new song (Fame, let thy trumpet sound)--British Valour Displayed (The Battle of the Kegs)--The Toast (To Washington's Health)--The halcyon days of old England--God save America (tune: God Save the King)--The True Soldier--Ye poor simple people (from the London Evening Post)--Liberty's Call--A Medley for the light infantry--A New Song from the New York Packet (July they say)--God save (bless) the 13 (thirteen) states (tune: God Save the King)--To all our countrymen at land (from the London Evening Post)--The Lords of the Main--Ode for the New Year, 1780--To the printer of the American Journal (I'm not high church)--The Volunteer Boys--Ye Hearts of Oak--Paddy speaking to English John--Hail Americans--General Washington--The Volunteers of Augusta--A New York Address--When Southward Cornwallis--Cornwallis Burgoyn'd--The Dance, a Ballad (Cornwallis led a country dance)--From the Americ Shore (tune: God save the king)--Paddy's address to John Bull, a New Ballad--O'er the waste of waters cruising--The Georges, a song, on Lord Germain's promotion--Song on the celebration of the birth of the Dauphin--Morris's Volunteers--Who's the noodle?--The musical interlude of the tobacco box, or, the Soldier's Pledge of Love--In a chariot of light from the regions above--A hymn on peace--New Liberty Hall--On the Wise Coalition compleated the 1st of April, 1783--To keep in place is no disgrace--A soldier, a soldier (from the new farce called The Best Bidder)--Ode on the arrival of their excellencies General Washington and Governor Clinton
Physical Description: xxxiv, 888 p. : ill., music ; 26 cm
OCLC Number: 3508387
ISBN/ISSN: 0842021248

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