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The fireside book of favorite American songs

Author: Margaret Bradford Boni; Norman Lloyd; Aurelius Battaglia; Anne Brooks; Carl Van Doren
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1952.
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Fireside book of favorite American songs.
New York : Simon and Schuster, [1952]
(OCoLC)639593675
Document Type: Musical Score
Music Type: Folk music; Songs
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Bradford Boni; Norman Lloyd; Aurelius Battaglia; Anne Brooks; Carl Van Doren
ISBN: 0671220616 9780671220617
OCLC Number: 23355412
Language Note: Sung in English.
Notes: For voice and piano.
Foreword, chapter introductions, and notes preceding each song in English.
Description: 1 score (359 p.) : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Only yesterday : from 1890. Daisy Bell : (A bicycle built for two) / words and music by Harry Dacre. Ta-ra-ra-boom-der-e / words and music by Henry J. Sayers. Mother was a lady / music by Joseph W. Stern ; words by Edward B. Marks. There'll be a hot time / music by Theo. A. Metz ; words by Joe Hayden. After the ball ; Break the news to Mother / words and music by Charles K. Harris. At a Georgia camp meeting / words and music by Kerry Mills. The little lost child / music by Joseph W. Stern ; words by Edward B. Marks. She was bred in old Kentucky / music by Stanley Carter ; words by Harry Braisted. It's the same the whole world over. Take back your gold / music by Monroe H. Rosenfeld ; words by Louis W. Pritzkow. Oh promise me / music by Reginald DeKoven ; words by Clement Scott. Frankie and Johnnie. Under the bamboo tree / music by Rosamond Johnson ; words by Bob Cole. Glow worm = Glühwürmchen / music by Paul Lincke ; words by Lilla Cayley Robinson. In the good old summertime / music by George Evans ; words by Ren Shields. Ballet of the boll weevil / words and melody adapted and arranged by John A. and Alan Lomax. Lazy moon / music by Rosamond Johnson ; words by Bob Cole. Bill Bailey, won't you please come home? / words and music by Hughie Cannon. Midnight special. Ida, sweet as apple cider / music by Eddie Munson ; lyric by Eddie Leonard. Eleven-cent cotton / words and music by Bob Miller and Emma Dermer. I wonder who's kissing her now? / music by Joseph E. Howard ; words by Will M. Hough and Frank R. Adams. The crawdad. Ol' Texas. La cucaracha = The cockroach. Big rock candy mountain. Kevin Barry. St. Louis blues / words and music by W.C. Handy --
Conflict and expansion : from 1850. Pick a bale of cotton / words and melody adapted and arranged by John A. and Alan Lomax. Jacob's ladder. Darling Nelly Gray / words and music by B.R. Hanby . My old Kentucky home ; Nelly Bly / words and music by Stephen Foster. Old Abe Lincoln. The bonnie blue flag. Battle hymn of the republic / words by Julia Ward Howe. Tramp! tramp! tramp! / words and music by G.F. Root. Tenting tonight / words and music by Walter Kittredge. Just before the battle, Mother / words and music by G.F. Root. Listen to the mocking bird / words and music by Alice Hawthorne. Shoo fly, don't bother me. Wake Nicodemus / words and music by Henry C. Work. Little brown church in the vale / words and music by William S. Pitts. Oh, freedom. We three kings / words and music by John H. Hopkins. Where is my boy tonight? / words and music by Robert Lowry. Nearer, my God, to Thee / music by Lowell Mason ; words by Sarah F. Adams. In the sweet by and by / music by J.P. Webster ; words by S. Fillmore Bennett. The old oaken bucket / music by George Kiallmark ; words by Samuel Woodworth. The quilting party. When you and I were young, Maggie / music by J.A. Butterfield ; words by George W. Johnson. Soldier, soldier, won't you marry me?. March of the men of Harlech. The man on the flying trapeze. O Tannenbaum / English version by Freda Morrill Abrams. Little brown jug / Joseph E. Winner. Tiritomba / English translation by Maria X. Hayes. The big sunflower / as sung by Billy Emerson. Oh, dem golden slippers! / words and music by James A. Bland. The Wabash cannon ball / words and music by Roger Truhart. Take this hammer ; The streets of Laredo / words and melody adapted and arranged by John A. and Alan Lomax. Eight hours / music by Jesse H. Jones ; words by I.G. Blanchard. The old Chisholm trail / words and melody adapted and arranged by John A. and Alan Lomax. The jam on Gerry's rocks. Jesse James. White wings / words and music by Banks Winter. Silver threads among the gold / music by H.P. Danks ; words by Eben E. Rexford --
Independence : on to the west : from 1776. The liberty song / tune by William Boyce ; words by John Dickinson . Yankee doodle. Chester / words and music by William Billings. Enraptured I gaze / words and music by Francis Hopkinson. Whisky Johnnie. Botany Bay. The oxen song. Mister banjo = Monsieur bainjo / English lyric by Joy Scott. Old colony times. The pesky sarpent. Bound for the Promised Land / melody transcribed by George Pullen Jackson. Juanita / English words by Mrs. J.G. Norton. Roll, Jordan, roll. Old ship of Zion / melody transcribed by George Pullen Jackson. Were you there?. Hail, Columbia / music by Philip Phile ; words by Joseph Hopkinson. Ye parliament of England / words and melody adapted and arranged by Joanna Colcord. The star spangled banner / words by Francis Scott Key. Darlin' Corey / words and melody adapted and arranged by John A. and Alan Lomax. Buckeye Jim / transcribed by Fletcher Collins. Pretty Saro. Believe me, if all those endearing young charms. The E-ri-e / words and melody adapted by John A. and Alan Lomax. Ye banks and braes / words by Robert Burns. Wearin' of the green. Santy Anna / words and melody adapted and arranged by Joanna Colcord. Jump Jim Crow. Over there. The ole grey goose. Shuckin' of the corn. El-a-noy. Come, come, ye saints / words and music by William Clayton. Pop! goes the weasel. Old Dan Tucker / words and music by Daniel Decatur Emmett. Sacramento / words and melody adapted and arranged by Joanna Colcord. What was your name in the states? --
The Promised Land : before 1776. Old hundredth / music by Louis Bourgeois, words of 2nd stanza by Thomas Ken. Pilgrims' melody. York ; Windsor / melody arranged by T. Ravenscroft. Barb'ry Ellen. Go from my window. See my wagon, it's full-laden = 'K Heb mijn wagen volgeladen / translation by Freda Morrill Abrams. Little hypocrite = Het kwezelken / English version by Freda Morrill Abrams. The evening bells = Die Abendglocke. A mighty fortress is our God = Ein' feste Burg / music by Martin Luther, translation by F.H. Hedge. Joseph, dearest Joseph = Joseph, lieber Joseph / translation by Freda Morrill Abrams. In dulci jubilo / translation by Percy Dearmer. Spanish ladies. Captain Kidd. O God, our help in ages past / music by William Croft ; words by Isaac Watts. Jesus, lover of my soul / music by Simeon B. Marsh ; words by Charles Wesley. All through the night / words by Harold Boulton. We're singing our praises, or Prayer of thanksgiving = Wilt heden nu treden / from Valerius, translation by Freda Morrill Abrams. Auprès de ma blonde = Near to my fair one / translation by Freda Morrill Abrams. Robin Adair / words by Caroline Keppel. Shule agra / words by A.P. Graves. Malbrouck / translation by Freda Morrill Abrams. Come, saints and sinners / transcribed by George Pullen Jackson. Wondrous love / transcribed by George Pullen Jackson ; words by Alex Means. How firm a foundation / transcribed by George Pullen Jackson. Greenfields / transcribed by George Pullen Jackson.
Responsibility: selected and edited by Margaret Bradford Boni ; arranged for the piano by Norman Lloyd ; illustrated by Aurelius Battaglia ; introductions by Anne Brooks ; with a foreword by the late Carl Van Doren.

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