Ballads & Songs of the Civil War composed by Jerry Silverman. For Piano/Vocal. Perfect binding, SongBook. American. Intermediate. Book. 272 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.94734).
ISBN 9781562225810. American. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.
A comprehensive and historically significant song collection, this massive volume captures the hopes and tragedy of the Civil War era. Songs are grouped into the following categories: The Union, The Confederacy, Lincoln, Universal Sentiments, Soldiers Songs, Battles, Negro Spirituals & Abolitionist Songs, The Lighter Side, and Post Bellum. A special feature of this text is the inclusion of authentic formal and informal portraits, plus depicting military encampment of the aftermath of the battle. Arranged for voice with piano accompaniment and guitar chords.