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Carry me back to old Virginny : song and chorus

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Title
Carry me back to old Virginny : song and chorus
Names
Connelly-Co. (Engraver)
Blood (Artist)
Bland, James A. (James Allen), 1854-1911 (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1878

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1878
Place: Boston, Mass.
Publisher: Oliver Ditson : J.F. Perry, copyright
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Music (Sheet) 99-322
Topics
Songs
African Americans
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Chorus (p. 5) written for four voices.
Content: First line of chorus: Carry me back to old Virginny.
Content: First line of text: Carry me back to old Virginny.
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Funding: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Content: For voice and piano.
Content: Two plantation melodies! Standard and popular!--Same cover used in publishing both Carry me back to old Virginny and There's a happy little home.
Content: Two woodcuts printed on cover; larger one depicts older black person sitting at the side of a road remembering his younger self depicted in the smaller illustration. Two credits: Blood, Del. and Connelly-Co.-Eng.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (3 p.) : ill. ; 36 cm.
Center seam torn; back cover taped to center sheet; some fraying at edges.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG99-C802
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14662401
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 06e300d0-c642-012f-21e3-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1878: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Carry me back to old Virginny : song and chorus" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1878. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-f127-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Carry me back to old Virginny : song and chorus" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 7, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-f127-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1878). Carry me back to old Virginny : song and chorus Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-f127-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Carry me back to old Virginny : song and chorus