They were Standing by the Window
 


Citation

“They were Standing by the Window,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed February 5, 2023, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/19526.


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Title

They were Standing by the Window

Description

This item is part of the I. G. Greer Folksong Collection which consists of more than 300 individual song titles and their variants as collected by Isaac Garfield Greer (1881-1967) from informants, primarily in Ashe, Wilkes and Watauga counties. The collection includes manuscripts, typescript transcriptions produced by Dr. Greer’s clerical staff, and handwritten musical notations. Songs range from traditional Child Ballads, traditional English and Scottish ballads as well as their American variants, to 19th century popular music to musical compositions of local origin.

Subject

Ballads, English
Love--Songs and music
Unrequited love--Songs and music
Betrayal--Songs and music
Lovesickness--Songs and music
Death--Songs and music
Ballads

Alternative Title

Broken Engagement, I Loved You Better Than You Knew, The Broken Vow, The Brown-Eyed Girl, The False Lover, The Railroad Flagman

Publisher

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Contributor

Greer, I. G. (Isaac Garfield), 1881-1967

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Text

Scholarly Classification

Brown, Older Ballads, Mostly British - 157
Randolph, 755

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