Lexington Murder, Sheet Music 08

Title

Lexington Murder, Sheet Music 08

Description

One leaf with preprinted staff lines handwritten in black ink on both sides. The document is in good physical condition. The document was laminated. A torn flap at the left upper edge and a torn flap at the middle left edge were folded into the laminate. There are numerous tears of varying severity along the edges of the document. There is a substantial portion torn away from the middle lower edge of the leaf. There are numerous stains of unknown origin throughout the document. There is a handwritten check mark following the musical notations. The documents "Old and Gray," Sheet Music 3, "Bonny Barbara Allan," Sheet Music 8, "The Wife of Usher's Well," Sheet Music 12, and "The Wife of Usher's Well," Sheet Music 13 are located at the top of the leaf. The document "The Blind Girl," Sheet Music 1 is located at the bottom of the leaf. The documents "The Sweet Trinity (The Golden Vanity)," Sheet Music 8, "Lamkin," Sheet Music 7, "Sweet Forget-Me-Not," Sheet Music 2, and "I'll Hang My Harp on a Willow Tree," Sheet Music 3 are located on the reverse side of the leaf.

Subject

Ballads, English Murder -- Songs and music Conscience -- Songs and music Guilt -- Songs and music

Alternative Title

The Murdering Miller. The Oxford Girl. The Lexington Girl. The Knoxville Girl. The Wexford Girl. The Wittam Miller. The Berkshire Tragedy. Come All of You Who's Been in Love and Sympathize with Me. Last Saturday Night. Two Weeks Ago. Poor Nell. The Noel Girl. The Expert Girl. The Rexford Girl. The Cruel Miller. The Tragedy. The Lexington Miller. Johnny McDowell

Publisher

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Date Created

12/10/2008

Contributor

I. G. Greer

Rights

The images and audio files contained in the "So Mote It Ever Be: The Folksong Heritage of North Carolina's Northern Blue Ridge Mountains" collection are available for free personal, non-commercial, and educational use, provided that proper citation is used (e.g. I. G. Greer/W. Amos Abrams Manuscript Files Series, Folksong Files Subseries. W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection. Special Collections. Appalachian State University, Boone, NC). Any commercial use of the materials without the written permission of Appalachian State University is strictly prohibited. Please contact the Appalachian State University W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection with specific questions or with requests for further information.

Format

pdf

Language

English

Type

Sheet music

Comments

Citation

“Lexington Murder, Sheet Music 08,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed July 20, 2019, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/31676.