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Thread #1995   Message #1026300
Posted By: masato sakurai
29-Sep-03 - 09:27 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Down in the Cane Break? / ...Canebrake
Subject: RE: Down in the Cane Break
Sheet music is at Levy (click on the title):
Title: Nancy Till. The Favorite Ethiopian Melody.
Composer, Lyricist, Arranger: Composed & Arranged for Piano Forte.
Publication: New York: Firth Pond & Co., No.1 Franklin Sq., 1851.
Form of Composition: strophic with chorus
Instrumentation: piano and voice
First Line: Down in de canebrake close by de mill, dar lib'd a yaller gal her name was Nancy Till
First Line of Chorus: Come love come, de boat lies low, She lies high and dry on de Ohio
Several edition are also at American Memory.