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Oh! Carry Me Back, or, the Floating Scow of Old Virginny

White, Charles; Christy Minstrels
Format
Musical Score; Online
Description
1 score (5 p.) ; 35 cm.
Uniform Title
Floating scow of old Virginia
Variant Title
Oh, carry me back
Floating scow of old Virginny
Published
Boston (115 Washington St., Boston) : Oliver Ditson, [between 1844 and 1857?]
Language
English
Notes
  • For chorus (1st voice, 2nd voice, TB) with piano in key of D.
  • Caption title.
  • "As sung by Christy's Minstrels"--Caption.
  • De floating scow also known as Carry me back to Ole Virginny. cf. Variety Music Cavalcade / Julius Mattfeld.
  • First line of text: On the floating scow of old Virginny.
  • First line of chorus: Oh carry me back to old Virginny.
  • Oliver Ditson was at this address from 1844 to 1857. cf. Early American sheet music / Dichter and Shapiro.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
  • Staff View

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M1 .S445 v.128 no.21