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Break the News to Mother

By Charles K. Harris

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Piano and voice
Composed by Charles K. Harris. Arranged by Jos. Clauder. Portraits, Battlefields, Flags, Aged persons, Fathers & children, Courage, War casualties. Lester S. Levy Collection. 5 pages. Published by Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries (LV.5193).

Item Number: LV.5193

Break the News to Mother. Words and Music by Chas. K. Harris. Arr. by Jos. Clauder. Published 1897 by Chas. K. Harris in Milwaukee, Wis. Composition of strophic with chorus with piano and voice instrumentation. Subject headings for this piece include Portraits, Battlefields, Flags, Aged persons, Fathers & children, Courage, War casualties. First line reads "While the shot and shell were screaming, upon the battle field.".

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