The fireside book of favorite American songs / edited by Margaret Bradford Boni ; arranged for the piano by Norman Lloyd ; illustrated by Aurelius Battaglia ; introductions by Anne Brooks ; with a foreword by Carl Van Doren
Printed Music | Simon and Schuster | 1952

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1 score (359 pages) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Note
For voice and piano.
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 syme 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.
Subject
Added Author
Boni, Margaret Bradford, 1893-1974.
ISBN
0671220616
9780671220617
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