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Meet me in heaven or, The night funeral of a slave
Composer: Converse, Charles C. (Charles Crozat) 1832-1918
Alternate title:Night funeral of a slave
Lyrics:Down in a southern valley at quiet close of day (first line of text)
Meet me in heaven, was his feeble prayer (first line of chorus)
Publisher:Oliver Ditson
Publication Date:1854
Description:Meet me in heaven or, The night funeral of a slave / written & composed for the piano or melodeon ; by C.C. Converse.
For solo voice, chorus (SATB) and piano or melodeon.
"To Mrs. Richard Riches, Petersburg, Va."--Cover.
"This song was suggested to the author by the affecting narrative entitled 'The night funeral of a slave' which appeared recently in 'The Home Journal'"--Cover.
First line of text: Down in a southern valley at quiet close of day.
First line of chorus: Meet me in heaven, was his feeble prayer.
Verses 2-3 on p. 5.
Format:1 score (5 p.) ; 34 cm.
Subjects:Songs (Medium voice) with piano
African Americans--Songs and music
Copyright:Permissions/Copyright Statement for Sheet Music
Digital ID:dpl-hac-11075.dc
OCLC Record ID:18062662
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