Ballads & Songs of the Civil War by Jerry Silverman. For Piano/Vocal. 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.
Location: from California
Location: from Butler, PA
Location: from Maryland
April 26, 2006
I LOVE CIVIL WAR MUSIC!!! And this book is definitely THE BEST ANYWHERE. It's got all the major songs and ballads. The music is pretty easy to learn, but it kinda confuses my hands even though I've been playing for seven years. It jumps around a lot. The music for...
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