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De old church-yard in de lane, or Darling Minnie Gray
Composer: Rutledge, John T.
Alternate title:Old churchyard in de lane
Darling Minnie Gray.
Lyrics:I've wandered from my home and friends I loved so dear (first line of text)
Minnie Gray, Minnie Gray sleeping in the dell (first line of chorus)
Contributors:
Baker, Charlie
Barlow, Milt G.
Haverly's Minstrels
Publisher:F.W. Helmick
Publication Date:1875
Description:De old church-yard in de lane, or Darling Minnie Gray / words and melody by Jno. T. Rutledge ; arr. by Charlie Baker.
For voice and chorus (SATB) with piano.
Caption title.
First line of text: I've wandered from my home and friends I loved so dear.
First line of chorus: Minnie Gray, Minnie Gray sleeping in the dell.
"Tenderly inscribed to my mother"--Cover.
"Originally sung by Milt. G. Barlow of Haverly's Minstrels"--Cover.
"An old darkey sitting under an apple tree in a church-yard, with a little white girl kneeling beside him reading the Bible as it lays on his knees, with these lines from the song, 'Well do I remember how she used to read to me, from old master's Bible as it lay upon my knee'"--Caption.
Cover ill.: An elderly African American man and young white girl sitting under a tree in a graveyard by a church reading from a book. A small picture of a headstone marked "Minnie Gray".
Ads for other song titles on p. [2] and back cover.
Pl. no.: 37-3.
Format:1 score (5 p.) : ill. ; 34 cm.
Subjects:Songs with piano
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices, 4 parts) with piano
African Americans--Songs and music
Death songs
Aged persons
African Americans
Girls
Lithographs
Copyright:Permissions/Copyright Statement for Sheet Music
Digital ID:dpl-hac-00051.dc
OCLC Record ID:50671483
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