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The Resource A treasury of the blues : complete words and music of 67 great songs from Memphis blues to the present day, edited by W.C. Handy ; with an historical and critical text by Abbe Niles ; with pictures by Miguel Covarrubias

A treasury of the blues : complete words and music of 67 great songs from Memphis blues to the present day, edited by W.C. Handy ; with an historical and critical text by Abbe Niles ; with pictures by Miguel Covarrubias

Label
A treasury of the blues : complete words and music of 67 great songs from Memphis blues to the present day
Title
A treasury of the blues
Title remainder
complete words and music of 67 great songs from Memphis blues to the present day
Statement of responsibility
edited by W.C. Handy ; with an historical and critical text by Abbe Niles ; with pictures by Miguel Covarrubias
Contributor
Editor
Illustrator
Writer of accompanying material
Subject
Language
eng
Accompanying matter
  • bibliography
  • technical information on music
  • historical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
781.643
Form of composition
blues
Format of music
multiple score formats
LC call number
M1630.18.H26
LC item number
B5 1949
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1873-1958
  • 1904-1957
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Handy, W. C.
  • Niles, Abbe
  • Covarrubias, Miguel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blues (Music)
  • Blues (Music)
  • Popular music
Label
A treasury of the blues : complete words and music of 67 great songs from Memphis blues to the present day, edited by W.C. Handy ; with an historical and critical text by Abbe Niles ; with pictures by Miguel Covarrubias
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Chiefly for voice and piano (in part with chord symbols and guitar or ukulele chord diagrams); some works for piano solo
  • First edition published in 1926 under title: Blues : an anthology
Bar code
31223118225987
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 254-255) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
notated music
Content type code
  • ntm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A typical stomp
  • Careless love
  • Ever after on
  • Vesta and Mattie's blues
  • Got no mo' home dan a dog
  • Friendless blues
  • The Memphis blues
  • Dallas blues
  • The jogo blues
  • St. Louis blues
  • Train's a-coming
  • Yellow dog blues
  • The long lost blues
  • Florida blues
  • Kansas City
  • The hesitating blues
  • Joe Turner blues
  • The snakey blues
  • Rice Hotel blues
  • Beale Street blues
  • Tishomingo blues
  • Let us cheer the weary traveller
  • Barnyard blues (Livery stable blues)
  • Hooking cow blues
  • West Texas blues
  • Goin' down that long long lonesome road
  • Royal Garden blues
  • Aunt Hagar's children
  • Loveless love
  • You'll think of me
  • Sundown blues
  • Gulf Coast blues
  • Somebody's wrong about dis Bible
  • The basement blues
  • Weeping willow blues
  • (after Bessie Smith)
  • Banjo blues
  • Mississippi blues (Bamville croon)
  • Mountain top blues (Blue mama's suicide wail)
  • Rock pile blues (Mama's prison yard blues)
  • Deep river blues
  • The blues I've got
  • Basin Street blues
  • Joe Jacobs
  • Beat me daddy, eight to the bar
  • Boogie-woogie on St. Louis blues
  • Baby seals blues
  • Chinese blues
  • Ole Miss
  • Homesickness blues
  • (excerpt)
  • Long gone
  • The schoolhouse blues
  • Harlem blues
  • Goin' to see my Sarah
  • John Henry blues
  • Atlanta blues (Make me one pallet on your floor)
  • The Chicago gouge
  • The half of it, dearie, blues
  • Chantez les bas
  • Willow, weep for me
  • Hong Kong blues
  • Krazy kat ballet
  • (excerpt)
  • Rhapsody in blue
  • Sail away, ladies ---
  • (excerpt)
  • Concerto in F
  • (excerpt)
  • George Gershwin
  • Come on, Eph! -- Juba
  • East St. Louis
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
1 score (258 pages)
Lccn
49050282
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1283364
Label
A treasury of the blues : complete words and music of 67 great songs from Memphis blues to the present day, edited by W.C. Handy ; with an historical and critical text by Abbe Niles ; with pictures by Miguel Covarrubias
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Chiefly for voice and piano (in part with chord symbols and guitar or ukulele chord diagrams); some works for piano solo
  • First edition published in 1926 under title: Blues : an anthology
Bar code
31223118225987
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 254-255) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
notated music
Content type code
  • ntm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A typical stomp
  • Careless love
  • Ever after on
  • Vesta and Mattie's blues
  • Got no mo' home dan a dog
  • Friendless blues
  • The Memphis blues
  • Dallas blues
  • The jogo blues
  • St. Louis blues
  • Train's a-coming
  • Yellow dog blues
  • The long lost blues
  • Florida blues
  • Kansas City
  • The hesitating blues
  • Joe Turner blues
  • The snakey blues
  • Rice Hotel blues
  • Beale Street blues
  • Tishomingo blues
  • Let us cheer the weary traveller
  • Barnyard blues (Livery stable blues)
  • Hooking cow blues
  • West Texas blues
  • Goin' down that long long lonesome road
  • Royal Garden blues
  • Aunt Hagar's children
  • Loveless love
  • You'll think of me
  • Sundown blues
  • Gulf Coast blues
  • Somebody's wrong about dis Bible
  • The basement blues
  • Weeping willow blues
  • (after Bessie Smith)
  • Banjo blues
  • Mississippi blues (Bamville croon)
  • Mountain top blues (Blue mama's suicide wail)
  • Rock pile blues (Mama's prison yard blues)
  • Deep river blues
  • The blues I've got
  • Basin Street blues
  • Joe Jacobs
  • Beat me daddy, eight to the bar
  • Boogie-woogie on St. Louis blues
  • Baby seals blues
  • Chinese blues
  • Ole Miss
  • Homesickness blues
  • (excerpt)
  • Long gone
  • The schoolhouse blues
  • Harlem blues
  • Goin' to see my Sarah
  • John Henry blues
  • Atlanta blues (Make me one pallet on your floor)
  • The Chicago gouge
  • The half of it, dearie, blues
  • Chantez les bas
  • Willow, weep for me
  • Hong Kong blues
  • Krazy kat ballet
  • (excerpt)
  • Rhapsody in blue
  • Sail away, ladies ---
  • (excerpt)
  • Concerto in F
  • (excerpt)
  • George Gershwin
  • Come on, Eph! -- Juba
  • East St. Louis
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
1 score (258 pages)
Lccn
49050282
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1283364

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