Piano and voice - Digital Download
Composed by Charles Towner. Poets, Storytelling, Card games, Caricatures, China, Fighting, Musicians, Deceit. Lester S. Levy Collection. 5 pages. Published by Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries (LV.19505).
Item Number: LV.19505
The Heathen Chinee. Song & Chorus. Words by Bret Harte. Music by Chas. Towner. Published 1870 by S. Brainard's Sons in Cleveland. Composition of strophic with chorus with piano and voice instrumentation. Subject headings for this piece include Poets, Storytelling, Card games, Caricatures, China, Fighting, Musicians, Deceit. First line reads "Which I wish to remark And my language is plain That for ways that are dark And for tricks that are vain.".
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