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Returned : empty and so silent now the old cabin stands
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)
Contributors:
Mitchell, Abbie
Dunbar, Paul Laurence
1884-1960
1872-1906
Publisher:Harry Von Tilzer Music Pub. Co., sole selling agents
Publication Date:1902
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.
Caption title.
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.
Subjects:Popular music
African American composers
African Americans--Songs and music
Copyright:Permissions/Copyright Statement for Sheet Music
Digital ID:dpl-hac-12100.dc
OCLC Record ID:25738951
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