The Christy's Minstrels' song book : sixty songs with choruses and pianoforte accompaniments (Volume 2)
sixty songs with choruses and pianoforte accompaniments
Buckley, Frederick, 1833-1864Harris, George F. (George Frederick), 1796-1867Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864Foster, Stephen Collins,, 1826-1864
Boosey & Sons
[between 1857 and 1864]
Minstrel showsSongs, EnglishBallads, English
1 score (3 v.) ; 29 cm.
Series statement at head of title.
"The accompaniments and symphonies arranged expressly by Harris." (vol. 1).
Vol. 1 includes 18 songs by Stephen Foster, with "The old folks at home" attributed to F. Christy, cf. Grove (6th ed.) 4:377.
Vol. 2 contains 20 songs sung by Buckley's Seranders, edited by Frederick Buckley.
"In three volumes, containing 180 songs."
Humphries & Smith, Music publ. in the British Isles, (2nd ed.) p. 80 notes that Boosey & Sons were at address on t.p., 24 and 28 Holles St., from 1857-1864.
For medium voice and piano, some with choruses of varying voicing.