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This anthology contains the words & music to 292 folk songs that people have sung in the making of Ameri ca. It represents the collection of the ...Show synopsisThis anthology contains the words & music to 292 folk songs that people have sung in the making of Ameri ca. It represents the collection of the acclaimed poet Carl Sandburg, who was also a noted collector & occasional perfor mer of American folk music. 'Hide synopsis
Description:Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may...Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
Description:Good. No dust jacket. Top edge short damp stain; lightly rumpled...Good. No dust jacket. Top edge short damp stain; lightly rumpled page edges. Soil spots on cover; lower back outside larger staining. xvi-xvii, separation starting. Off-white cloth over boards. Black titles, line art author portrait. Stitched binding. xxiii, 495 p. 27 cm. Pen&Ink Illustrations; Music Scores. Contains music. Introduction; Prefatory Notes; Data concerning composers and writings; "An American bookshelf of song": p. xii-xiii. Contents in categories. Index.
Description:Good None jacket. 495. Full bound in red cloth with somewhat...Good None jacket. 495. Full bound in red cloth with somewhat faded gilt titles to spine, and light wear to corners and head and tail of spine. No other editions stated and colophon is on title page. Bookplate on inside front paste-in has name removed, other than that, clean tight copy, no marks. Light toning to pages. Shelved in completely smoke-free environment. Always shipped with confirmation/tracking.
This book is lovely if you are looking for less common American songs (there are more familiar ones as well, but it's strength lies in the songs which you can't find elsewhere). I bought it because it has sheet music as well as lyrics, though I have not yet used the music and thus cannot comment on ...
If you are an admirer of older American Folk songs and other early music this is a must have. I have the 1955 edition and have used the 1991 edition as well and find it an inspiration to my playing.
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