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Poor old slave
Composer: Griffin, G. W. H. (George W. H.) 1829-1879
Alternate title:Poor old slave; arr.
Tis just one year ago to day, that I remember well
Poor old slave has gone to rest.
Lyrics:'Tis just one year ago to day, that I remember well (first line of text)
Poor old slave has gone to rest (first line of chorus)
Contributors:
E. H. F.
Ball, S. B.
Greene, H. F.
Ordway's Aeolians
Publisher:G.P. Reed & Co.
Publication Date:1851
Description:Poor old slave / words and melody by G.W.H. Griffin ; arranged for the piano by E.H.F.
For voice, men's chorus (TTBB), and piano.
Arranger's name appears as E.M.F. in caption.
"Respectfully dedicated to S.B. Ball, the celebrated tenor of Ordway's Aeolian Vocalists".
Illustration: engraving of Afro-American man leaning on cane / Greene, Sc.
First line of text: 'Tis just one year ago to day, that I remember well.
First line of chorus: The poor old slave has gone to rest.
Verse [3] printed as text at bottom of p. 5.
Format:1 score (5 p.) : ill. ; 33 cm.
Subjects:Songs with piano
African Americans--Songs and music
Slavery--United States--Songs and music
Popular music--United States
Copyright:Permissions/Copyright Statement for Sheet Music
Digital ID:dpl-hac-00033.dc
OCLC Record ID:37734245
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