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THE CELEBRATED NEGRO MELODIES. AS SUNG BY THE VIRGINIA MINSTRELS, ADAPTED FOR THE PIANO FORTE BY THOS. COMER... No.3 GOING OBER DE MOUNTAIN
Boston: Published by Geo. P. Reed, 1843. 5pp. Folio. Stapled. Minor toning and foxing, binding edge chipped. Overall very good. A rare lithographic musical score and song sheet recording the piano part and phonetic lyrics for a negro spiritual called, "Going ober de mountain." Also features a stylized caricature of an African-American music group on the front page, complete with Li'l Sambo- like representations of the players. Part of a series of sheet music of negro spirituals by Thomas Comer, a popular Boston musician, who might be considered a distant forerunner of Folkways' Moses Asch. Rare, with only four copies recorded in OCLC. OCLC 13479786.
      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
Last Found On: 2017-06-22           Check availability:      Biblio    

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