Blind Girl, Sheet Music 02, Copy


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Blind Girl, Sheet Music 02, Copy


One leaf with preprinted staff lines handwritten in carbon on the front side and in pencil on the reverse side. The document was removed from a bound volume. The document is in good physical condition. The document was laminated. There is significant fraying along the left edge. There are two moderate tears at the lower right edge. There is a handwritten check mark to the lower right of the song's music notations. The document "The Last Fierce Charge," Sheet Music 03 is written on the lower half of the front side. The documents "The Little Black Mustache," Sheet Music 02 and "The Lone Prairie," Sheet Music are on the reverse side.


Ballads, English Blind children -- Songs and music Remarriage -- Songs and music Death -- Songs and music

Alternative Title

Blind Girl's Prayer


W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Date Created



I. G. Greer


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Musical notation, English


Sheet music


The Blind Girl

They tell me Father, that tonight you wed another
bride. That you will clasp her in your arms where
my dear mother died.

Classification Title

Blind Girl, Sheet Music 02, Copy

Document Title

The Blind Girl

Scholarly Classification

Brown, Older Ballads - 149 Randolph, 724

Dimensions - Original

173 mm x 211 mm

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Transcribed By

Paul L. Robertson