Wife of Usher's Well, Sheet Music 10
 


Citation

“Wife of Usher's Well, Sheet Music 10,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed November 28, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/31939.


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Title

Wife of Usher's Well, Sheet Music 10

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, English--Great Britain
Mothers and sons--Songs and music
Ghosts--Great Britain--Songs and music
Death--Songs and music
Grief--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

Type

Image

Transcription

The Wife of Usher's Well

There was a lady of beauty rare, and children she had three.
she sent them way to the North Country,
to learn their grammarree.

Scholarly Classification

Child, 79 Brown, Older Ballads - Mostly British - 25 Randolph, 19 Cox, 14 Combs, 22 Sharp, 22

File name

113_WifeOfUshersWell_Sheet_10

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