Bonny Barbara Allan, Sheet Music 02
 


Citation

“Bonny Barbara Allan, Sheet Music 02,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed December 2, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/31402.


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Title

Bonny Barbara Allan, Sheet Music 02

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
Lovesickness--Songs and music
Death--Songs and music

Alternative Title

Barbara Ellen

Publisher

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Contributor

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

Format

PDF
Notated music

Language

English

Transcription

Barbara Allen

It was in the merry month of May when the fiery buds were swelling young
Willie Gray on his death bed lay for the love of Barbara Allen.

Scholarly Classification

Child, 84 Brown, Older Ballads - Mostly British - 27

File name

113_BonnyBarbaraAllen_Sheet_02

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