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Author Silverman, Jerry, 1931-

Title Songs and stories of the Civil War / Jerry Silverman.

Publication Info. Brookfield, Conn. : Twenty-First Century Books, [2002]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Juvenile Nonfiction  J 781.62 SIL    AVAILABLE
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Description 96 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Note Includes music (piano with optional voice) to a selection of Civil War songs.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 92-93), discographies, and index.
Contents The battle cry of freedom -- The battle hymn of the republic -- Dixie's land -- Maryland, my Maryland -- Lincoln and liberty -- Weeping sad and lonely -- Tenting on the old camp ground -- When Johnny comes marching home -- Roll, Alabama, roll -- The battle of Shiloh -- Slavery chain done broke at last -- Free at last.
Summary Provides a history of the music and lyrics of a dozen Civil War songs, describing the circumstances under which they were created and performed.
Subject Music -- United States -- 19th century -- History and criticism -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Songs and music -- History and criticism -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 0761323058 (lib. bdg.)
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