The Riverside Song Book - full online version

A Collection Of 170+ Classic American Songs With Lyrics And Sheet Music.

Home Main Menu Singing & Playing Order & Order Info Support Search Voucher Codes



Share page  Visit Us On FB

Previous Contents Next
TABLE OF CONTENTS.
vii
Battle Hymn of the Re­public
Written in Washington during the Civil War, where the author had listened for hours to the tramp of marching troops going to the front.
Julia Ward Howe 1819-
Unknown......36,37
Air : John Brown's Body. The melody was first known to be used in a negro Presbyterian church in Charleston, S. C, in 1859. Boon after it was used in the North with the words, " Say, brothers, will you meet us?" During the Civil War this song be­came very popular with the soldiers and the peo­ple.
Scotch Air......38,39
Air: Bonnie Dundee.
Jakob Ludwig Felix Men-
delssohn-Bartholdy . . 40,4] 1809-1847. Walter Kittredge . . . 42,43
43 44
The Sweet Little Man . . Dedicated to the Stay-at-Home Rangers.
Our Country......
From the poem read at a celebra­tion on July 4, 1883.
Tenting on the Old Camp-Ground Written while the author was
preparing to go to the front as
a soldier.
Decoration Day.....
Oliver Wendell Holmes . 1809-1894.
John Greenleaf Wkittier 1807-1892.
Walter Kittredge 1832-
J
L
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
1807-1882. James Riley.......
The Flag
Air : Dearest Mae. Also, It was my Last Cigar.
John Knowlea Paine . .
1839-
45
Centennial Hymn ....
Written for the Centennial Expo­sition held in Philadelphia, 1876.
0 Captain ! My Captain ! .
Written shortly after the assassi­nation of Abraham Lincoln, April 14, 1805.
John Greenleaf Whittier 1807-1892.
Walt Whitman 1819-1892.
C. M. Wyman . . . .46,47
Columbus
Joaquin [Cincinnatus Hiner]    Arr. from the German . 47,48 Miller 1841-
Richard Henry Stoddard . .    U. Munjinger .... 49
1825-
Bayard Taylor......    Christoph Willibald Gluck 50, 51
1825-1878.                                   1714-1787.
John Greenleaf Whittier . .    Christian Gottlob Neefe . 52
1807-1892.                                   1748-1798.
Bayard Taylor......    Friedrich Silcher ... 53
1825-1878.                                   1789-1860.
Air: Die Lorelei.
William Cullen Bryant . . . German air.....54,55
1794-1878.
Bayard Taylor.....    Johann Abraham Peter
1825-1878.                                Sehulz......56,57
1747-1800.
Epes Sargent......    Henry Russell .... 58
1813-1880.                                   1810-1900.
Under the Trees   .    .    .
The Storm Song      .    .    .
The Fishermen .    .    .    .
The Voyagers .    .    .    .
The Hunter's Serenade Wind and Sea . . . .
A Life on the Ocean Wave
Suggested by a morning walk on the Battery in New York, and the sight of ships and small craft under full sail.
For an Autumn Festival .
John Greenleaf Whittier.    . . Johann Andre* .... 59 1807-1892.                                   1741-1799.
John Greenleaf Whittier.    . . German air.....60,61
1807-1892.
The Corn Song The Raven .
Edgar Allan Poe 1809-1849.
61
Previous Contents Next







E-Book - An Annotated Compendium of Old Time American Songs by James Alverson III