Dives and Lazarus (I), Sheet Music 01


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Dives and Lazarus (I), Sheet Music 01


One leaf with preprinted staff lines handwritten in black ink, blue ink, and pencil on the front side and handwritten in black ink and pencil on the reverse side. The document is in good physical condition. The document was removed from a bound volume. There is significant fraying along the left edge. The document was laminated. There is lamination-related creasing on the document. There is moderate fraying along the lower edge. The page number "19" is handwritten at the upper right corner. There is also a parenthetical "3" handwritten at the upper right corner. There is a handwritten check mark at the lower right corner. The document "The Battleship Maine (II)," Sheet Music 1, Page 2 is located at the top of the leaf. The document "Bonny Barbara Allan," Sheet Music 5 is located on the reverse side.


Ballads, English -- United States Avarice -- Songs and music Poverty -- Songs and music Heaven -- Songs and music Hell -- Songs and music

Alternative Title

Lazarus. The Moon Shines Bright. Diverus and Lazarus. Lazarus and Dives


W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

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I. G. Greer


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Sheet music

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Dives and Lazarus (I), Sheet Music 01

Document Title

The Rich Man and Lazarus

Scholarly Classification

Child, 56 Brown, Older Ballads - Mostly British - 54 Sharp, 84

Dimensions - Original

207 mm x 174 mm

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