Ella's Grave, Sheet Music 02
 


Citation

“Ella's Grave, Sheet Music 02,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed November 29, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/31502.


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Title

Ella's Grave, 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
Death--Songs and music
Love--Songs and music
Tombs--Songs and music

Publisher

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Contributor

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

Format

PDF
Notated music

Language

English

Transcription

Sweet Ella's Grave

Gentle zephyrs blow ye lightly on the place where sleeps the dead.
Over yonder ivy creeps 'tis the place Sweet Ella sleeps, Over yonder ivy
creeps, 'tis the place Sweet Ella sleeps.
Where the moonbeams shining brightly hovers round the narrow bed.

Scholarly Classification

Brown, Additional Ballads - 319

File name

113_EllasGrave_Sheet_02

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