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Title Ballads, carols, and tragic legends from the Southern Appalachian Mountains / collected and simply arranged with piano accompaniment by John Jacob Niles.

Imprint New York : G. Schirmer, c1937.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Talbott: Circulating Collection  M1629 .N59b    Available  ---
 Talbott: Circulating Collection  M1629 .N59b c.2  Available  ---
 Talbott Annex  b13130675    Available  Ask Librarian for access
Description 1 score (20 pages) ; 26 cm.
Series Schirmer's American folk-song series ; set 18
Schirmer's American folk-song series ; set no. 18.
Note English words, also printed as text following each piece.
Contents Riddles wisely expounded, or The devil's ten questions (Cherokee Co., N.C.) -- The wife of Usher's Well (Hot House, Clay Co., N.C.) -- Oh, who's goin' to shoe your pretty little foot? (Cherokee Co., N.C.) -- Never was a child so lovely (Seatonsville, Ky.) -- The twa corbies (Whitesburg, Letcher Co., Ky.) -- Father Grumble (Glendale, Ohio) -- Sweet Jane (Cherokee Co., N.C.) -- I wash my face in a golden vase (Letcher Co., Ky.) -- The cruel mother (Cherokee Co., N.C.) -- Lord Thomas and fair Ellender (Willscott Mountain, Cherokee Co., N.C.).
Subject Folk songs, English -- Appalachian Region, Southern.
Ballads, English -- Appalachian Region, Southern.
Carols, English -- Appalachian Region, Southern.
Added Author Niles, John Jacob, 1892-1980. Compiler.
Music No. 37417 G. Schirmer