I'll Hang My Harp on a Willow Tree, Sheet Music 02
One leaf with preprinted staff lines handwritten in black ink on the front side. The document is in good physical condition. There are pad perforations along the top edge. The document was laminated. There are staple holes at the upper left corner. There are minor stains of unknown origin at the upper right corner. There is a faint, handwritten check mark at the lower right corner.
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Harp on the Willow Tree. The Saracen
Thomas Haynes Bayly, 1797-1839
W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University
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Musical notation, English
I'll Hang My Harp on a Willow Tree.
I'll hang my harp on a willow tree, I'm off to the wars a -gain. My peaceful home has no charm for me, the
battle field no pain, the lady I love will
soon be a bride, with a diadem on her brow Oh!
why did she flatter my boyish pride, She's going to leave me