Songbook of the American Revolution / Carolyn Rabson ; with illustrations by Nancy Hansen

Author(s): Rabson, Carolyn
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Subjects: National songs--United States
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Songs and music
Formats: Print
Material Type: Printed music -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Peaks Island, Me. : NEO Press, [c1974]
LC Classification: M
Physical Description: v, 112 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Additional Authors: Hansen, Nancy V. A
Notes: LCCN: 73081353
ISBN: 09110141950911014187 (pbk.)
Summary: Words and music of ballads, national songs, and hymns from the Revolutionary War. Includes varied versions of "Hearts of Oak," "Derry Down," and "Yankee Doodle."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 103-107)
Contents: Four songs to the Tune "Hearts of Oak". The Liberty song ; Parody on a liberty song ; New liberty song ; Refugee song -- A song to the sons of liberty -- Four songs to the tune "Derry down". Castle Island song ; New song to an old tune ; Public spirit of the women ; Epilogue -- A tea party song -- A song on liberty -- The Whig -- The banks of the Dee and a parody -- Junto song -- Irishman's epistle to the officers and troops at Boston -- The king's own regulars -- New war song by Sir Peter Parker -- The Congress -- War song -- Collinet and Phebe -- Battle of Trenton -- Two songs to the tune "Wat'ry God". Parody on the "Wat'ry God" ; Song about Charleston -- The fate of John Burgoyne -- Rebels -- British light infantry -- Halcyon days of old England -- Three songs to the tune "Yankee Doodle". Battle of the kegs ; Yankee Doodle's expedition to Rhode Island ; Recess -- The American Vicar of Bray -- Appeal to Loyalists -- Cornwallis Burgoyned -- Chester -- Bunker hill -- Ode for the fourth of July -- Thanksgiving hymn -- Toast to Washington -- Adams and liberty -- Paul Jones -- Federal Constitution and liberty forever -- Hail! Columbia -- Ode for American Independence
OCLC Number: 1022830
ISBN/ISSN: 0911014195