A bound collection of sheet music dating from the 1850s and 1860s, including 1861 Civil War Confederate Ballad: The Moon Rose O'er the Battle Plain

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A collection of sheet music dating from the 1850s and 1860s, consisting of 33 compositions. 113 leaves [226 pages] plus blank endpaper at front. Some European imprints with American distributor, and some American imprints. Please scroll down for a complete list. The volume, measuring 12.75 x 10.4 inches, is in half leather over cloth-backed boards. Scuffing and chipping at extremities and a 2 inch split along spine at upper hinge. Four raised bands to spine with gilt title: No. 1 Songs. Former owner's name in gilt to front. Binding is sound. One leaf detached, all others secure. One leaf has lower portion (including print) torn off and lost, as described below. Some pencil markings throughout. Recit. E Cavatina. "Nel sol quand'e piu splendido" Nell' Opera Jone. Rendered into English by J. Wrey Mould. E. Petrella. New York: Beer & Schirmer. 1863. Title plus 10 pages. L'Ardita. Liebesgluck. Valse Brillante. E. Delle Sedie / Luigi Arditi. Mayence. With B&S New York oval seller's stamp to foot of title. Title plus 8 pages. La Farfalletta. Der Schmetterling. Mazurka Cantabile. G. Rossini / Luigi Arditi. Mayence. With B&S NY oval stamp to foot of title. Title plus 7 pages. La Juive No.7. Romance. Chantee par Mlle. Falcon. Eug. Scribe / F. Halevy. Paris: Henry Lamoine. With Lemoine and B&S stamps to foot. Title plus 4 pages. Die Hochzeit des Figaro. 19: Recitatio und Arie. Mainz: Schott's Sohnen. With B&S stamp. Title plus 6 pages. As above, 11: Arie. Title plus 3 pages. Fausto. Romanza di Siebel. C. Gounod. Paris: Choudens. No title page. 4 pages As above: Fausto. Canzone di Margerita. 3 pages. First leaf detached and chipped at extremities. Verso of final leaf of both Faust pieces has catalogue continued on recto of next leaf, stamped with Beer & Schirmer as well as Choudens ovals. Il Primo Affetto. M. Marcello / G. Lucantoni. Paris: Choudens. 4 pages. Again, as with Faust, no title page but 2-page catalogue beginning verso last leaf. Stamped by B&S and also by C. Breusing: also at 701 Broadway, NY. Eternamente. G. Lucantoni / Elisa Hensler. Paris: Choudens. No title page. 4 pages, plus 2 page catalogue unstamped. Impressione. Parole di Leontina Gordigiani. Canto populare Toscano. Musica di L. Gordigiani. Paris: Choudens. 5 pages plus 1 page catalogue. Non M'ami Piu / Du Liebest Nicht Mehr. Jspirazioni Viennesi No.2. Giuseppe Poniatowski. Gaetano Donizetti. Vienna: P.M. Carlo. With B&S stamp. Title plus 6 pages. As above, No.4: Il Sospiro / Der Seufzer. Alla Baronessa Lannoy. Title plus 6 pages. Sing, Smile, Slumber! (Canti, Ridi, Dormi!)). Serenade by Ch. Gounod. Edition in French & English. New York: Beer & Schirmer. Title plus 5 pages, plus B&S Catalogue of Vocal Music to recto of final leaf. No. 7. Ariette de l'Opera Marco Spada. [marked as No. 6 on Title] D.F.E. Auber. Mayence; with B&S stamp. Title plus 4 pages. Laisse-Moi Prier. Choix d'Airs et de Romances avec acc. de Piano ou de Guitare. Laure Jourdain / F. Masini. Mayence... New York: C. Breusing. With B&S stamp (successors to Breusing). Title plus 2 pages. La Mere et L'Enfant / Die Mutter und ihr Kind. J.D. Anton / G. Donizetti. Mayence; with B&S stamp. Title plus 4 pages. Cantique de Noel {Weihnachts-Gesang}. Avec Accompagnement d'Orgue Melodium. Marry Cappeau / Adolphe Adam. Pour Soprano au Tenor. Mayence, with Charfenburg stamp. Title plus 2 pages. Cantique Avec Choeurs de l'Opera Le Domino Noir. D.F.E. Auber. Mayence & Anvers: Fils de B. Schott; with stamp of C. Breusing and, above that the blue banner: Beer & Schirmer Successors To. Title plus 8 pages. La Lune De Miel. Eugene de Lonlay / Alfred Lair De Beauvais. Mayence, with B&S stamp. Title plus 2 pages. Margins efficiently repaired long ago. N'Effeuillez Pas Les Roses. Romance. Victor Mabille / Eugene Delisle. Mayence, with Breusing and B&S as successors stamps. Title plus 2 pages. Come To Me Dearest Maiden. Ballad. The words from the french of E. Dechamps. Music by G. Meyerbeer. Philadelphia: A Fiot. Entered 1851 by Fiot. Engraved by Crap & M'Carthy. Title plus 4 pages. Kathleen Mavourneen. F.N. Crouch. The Shamrock Collection of Irish Songs and Ballads arranged for the piano forte. Boston: Oliver Ditson. Title plus 5 pages. Thou Art So Near And Yet So Far / Du Bist Mir Nah Und Doch So Fern. A. Reichardt. Germania: New Vocal Gems from the German. Boston: Oliver Ditson. Entered by Ditson & Coin, 1859. Title plus 6 pages. The Moon Rose O'er the Battle Plain. A Favorite Ballad sung by Mr. S.B. Miller. Music arranged by William J. Lemon. Philadelphia: Lee & Walker. Entered by Lee & Walker 1861. Title plus 3 pages. [Note that the copies at Duke and Boston Athenaeum are 3 years later.] This is the original issue without the title "Dying Soldier", as noted in the Levy Sheet Music Collection. Her Bright Smile Haunts Me Still. Composed by W.T. Wrighton. No publication data printed. 3 pages. I Long For A Lover. Song For Soprano. From the opera of Flora or the Gipsy's Frolic. Words & Music by Thomas Ward. No title page. No printer noted. 3 pages. The first leaf is lacking a few inches at foot with some loss to print. Rock Me To Sleep, Mother! Words by Florence Perry. Music byDaniel Kane O'Donnell. New York: Horace Waters / Boston: O. Ditson. Title plus 4 pages. "Eng'd at Clayton's" printed at foot of final stanza. O Take Me To Thy Heart Again. Words by Jessica Rankin; music by M.W. Balfe. New York: Beer & Schirmer / Montreal: A&S Nordheimer / San Francisco: M. Gray. Title plus 3 pages. No One To Love: Ballad. Words adapted by A.H.G. Richardson; music arranged by Wm. B. Harvey [on title] and by C. Everest [on first page]. Philadelphia: Lee & Walker. Entered by A.H.G. Richardson 1861. Title plus 3 pages. With Lee & Walker catalogues to verso of title and verso of final leaf. The Mill in the Valley / Die Muhle Im Thal. New Series of Gems of German Songs. New York: Beer & Schirmer. Title plus 3 pages. Sweet Madeline. Written by J.N. Lewis Jr.; Music by W.H. Cooke. New York: Jas. Couenhoven / Philadelphia: Lee & Walker. Entered by Jas. Couenhoven 1860. With B&S stamp. Title plus 3 pages. The Winds That Waft My Sighs To Thee. Ballad. Written by H.W. Challis. Composed by W. Vincent Wallace. New York: William Hall & Son / Boston: George P. Reed / Louisville: D.P. Faulds / Cincinnati: Wm. C. Peters & Sons. Entered by William Hall 1856. Engraved by J. C. Pearson, NY. Title plus 5 pages.

Title: A bound collection of sheet music dating from the 1850s and 1860s, including 1861 Civil War Confederate Ballad: The Moon Rose O'er the Battle Plain

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Categories: Music, Americana,

Binding: half leather

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 4to.

Seller ID: Books007190

Keywords: Rare American Music antique