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Old folks at home : Ethiopian melody
Composer: Foster, Stephen Collins 1826-1864
Lyrics:Way down upon de Swanee ribber (first line of text)
All de world am sad and dreary (first line of chorus)
Contributors:
Christy, Edwin Pearce
Christy Minstrels
1815-1862
Publisher:Firth, Pond & Co.
Publication Date:1851
Description:Old folks at home : Ethiopian melody / written & composed by E.P. Christy.
For voice and piano.
Cover title.
First line of text: Way down upon de Swanee ribber.
First line of chorus: All de world am sad and dreary.
"As sung by Christy's Minstrels"--Cover.
Attribution to E.P. Christy is erroneous.
Verses 2 and 3 printed without accompaniment on p. 5.
Ads for other song titles appear on back cover.
"25 c. nett."--Cover.
"Quidor Eng."--P. 5.
The words "guitar" and "piano" appear on cover.
Pl. no.: 1332.
Format:1 score (5, [1] p.) ; 32 cm.
Subjects:Songs with piano
African Americans--Songs and music
Suwannee River (Ga. and Fla.)--Songs and music
Copyright:Permissions/Copyright Statement for Sheet Music
Digital ID:dpl-hac-00085.dc
OCLC Record ID:50672185
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