Sheet Music Collection

Title

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Composer

Will Marion Cook

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Cover Illustration

African American man playing a banjo on left side of cover, an older African American man leaning on a cane in front of a burned mansion on the right side of cover, and a photo of Miss Abbie Mitchell in the center.

First Line of Song

I heard him murm'ring softly on an old plantation lone

First Line of Chorus

Empty and so silent now the old cabin stands

Publication Date

1902

Publisher

Chicago : Hearst's Chicago American : Harry Von Tilzer Music Pub. Co., sole selling agents,
Hearst's Chicago American.

Performance Medium

Piano; voice

Music Genre

Minstrel

Object Type

text

Format (Original)

1 score (4 p.) ; 35 cm.

Format (Digital)

PDF

Physical ID#

32278009352828

Digital ID#

009352828-1902

Location of Original

Box 9, Folder 1, Piece 16

Repository

Manuscripts Division, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, e-mail sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

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