To Mary in Heaven
 


Citation

Burns, Robert, 1759-1796, “To Mary in Heaven,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed November 29, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/31889.


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Title

To Mary in Heaven

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

Love poetry, Scottish
Death--Poetry
Memories--Poetry

Alternative Title

Thou Lingering Star, You Lingering Star

Creator

Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Publisher

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Contributor

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

Format

PDF
Song texts

Language

English

Type

Text

Spatial Coverage

Associated Date

1789

File name

113_ToMaryInHeaven

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