| Composer:|| Cook, Will Marion |
|Lyrics:||I heard him murm'ring softly on an old plantation lone (first line of text)|
Empty and so silent now the old cabin stands (first line of chorus)
| Mitchell, Abbie|
Dunbar, Paul Laurence
|Publisher:||Harry Von Tilzer Music Pub. Co., sole selling agents|
|Description:||Returned : empty and so silent now the old cabin stands / words by Paul Laurence Dunbar ; music by Will Marion Cook.|
For voice and piano.
First line of text: I heard him murm'ring softly on an old plantation lone.
First line of chorus: Empty and so silent now the old cabin stands.
Cover ill.: Two men in silhouette, photo of Abbie Mitchell.
"A Negro ballad as sung by Miss Abbie Mitchell at Mrs Cornelius Vanderbilt's Newport Theatre party"--Cover.
"Music supplement of Hearst's Chicago American, Sunday, September 21, 1902, pages 5-8"--cover.
Published by permission of Will Marion Cook, composer and owner of the copyright.
|Format:||1 score (3 p.) : ill., port. ; 35 cm.|
African American composers
African Americans--Songs and music
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|OCLC Record ID:||25738951|| Click to view images:|