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Old Jessy : Ethiopian song
Composer: Converse, Charles C. (Charles Crozat) 1832-1918
Lyrics:Old Jessy once was young like us (first line of text)
Den pity poor old Jessy (first line of chorus)
Contributors:
Sedgwick, C. C.
Christy Minstrels
Publisher:Lee & Walker
Publication Date:1852
Description:Old Jessy : Ethiopian song / words by C.C. Sedgwick ; music composed ... by Charlie C. Converse.
For voice and chorus (SATB) with piano.
Cover title.
First line of text: Old Jessy once was young like us.
First line of chorus: Den pity poor old Jessy.
"Music composed & dedicated to E.P. Christy Esq. of the celebrated Christy's Minstrels"--Cover.
Verses 2-5 without accompaniment on p. 5.
On cover: 2 1/2 inside a star.
Stamped on cover: Blodgett & Bradford Music Store, 209 Main St, Buffalo.
"E. M'Carthy, SC"--Cover.
Subjects:Songs with piano
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices, 4 parts) with piano
African Americans--Songs and music
Death songs
Copyright:Permissions/Copyright Statement for Sheet Music
Digital ID:dpl-hac-00043.dc
OCLC Record ID:50673626
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