African Quadrilles Selected from the Most Admired Negro Melodies and Arranged for the Piano Forte

Scherpf, John C.

Published by F. Riley, New York, 1844
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From The Ridge Books (Calhoun, GA, U.S.A.)

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Disbound, engraved sheet music with some edge and corner wear along with toning here and there on all pages. The number "25" written at top of front wrap indicates page number in the bound volume. Number 27, 29 and 31 show up inside. Square, securely bound, in quite nice shape. G+ to VG-. This is the first set of Scherpf's African Quadrilles and features the following songs: Going Ober De Mountain, Boatman's Dance, Dandy Jim, Old Dan Tucker, and It Will Nebber Do To Gib It Up So. These arrangements were of African-American melodies and are among the earliest examples of African-American music in America. ; Set 1; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 7 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 10030

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Title: African Quadrilles Selected from the Most ...

Publisher: F. Riley, New York

Publication Date: 1844

Binding: Sheet Music

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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