Record Detail

Title:Manuscript music book belonging to Wilson Boehm.
Place of Publication:[United States?]
Date of Publication:1854
Sub-group:Center for Popular Music
Physical Description:1 score (52 pages); 18 x 27 cm.
Contents:Links open individual songs at Internet Archive.
Land of rest [First line:] Oh land of rest for the I sigh --:
Clinton [First line:] Come ye sinners poor and wretched --:
We are but young [First line:] We are but young yet we may sing --:
Hilltown [First line:] To the o blessed saviour --:
Allen [First line:] Lone and still beside the stremlet --:
Bethlehem [First line:] Now I have found the ground --:
They are gone from the mountain home [First line:] They are gone from the mountain home --:
The bird in spring [First line:] With your singing pleasure bringing --:
Zephyr's song [First line:] Pretty little zephyr's we --:
Blue birds song [First line:] I dwelt in climes where flowers bloom --:
Unity [First line:] When shall we meet again --:
Infant praises [First line:] Children of Jerusalem sung the praise of Jesus name --:
The journey [First line:] A youth resolved to see the world --:
Land of rest --:
Clinton --:
We are but young --:

Subject(s):Music -- Manuscripts.
Popular music -- To 1901.
Sacred songs.

Notation:Shape note
Notes:1 musical copybook consisting of 17 pieces including popular and sacred songs with shape note notation.
Entries in several different hands and inks including some notation in pencil.
Title assigned by cataloger from cover and page [40].
Inscription on cover reads, "W Boehm, 1854".
Copybook "manufactured and sold by Thos. R. Weber".
Page [1] is embossed with "Victoria Mills".
Page [40] is inscribed, "Wilson Boehm 1854" and "Wilson H Boehm".
Wrappers illustrated with a variety of woodcuts and an alphabet.
One page bears a school commencement program, listing addresses, recitations, school exercises and songs, and identifying the students that performed them.
Shape note.

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Accession No.:07-027
Item ID:MUMSS-00131
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