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Break it Gently to My Mother. Song & Chorus

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By Frederick Buckley

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Composed by Frederick Buckley. War casualties, Deathbeds, Mothers & children, Families, Civil War--Union, Patriotism. Lester S. Levy Collection. 4 pages. Published by Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries (LV.21534).

Item Number: LV.21534

Break it Gently to My Mother. Song & Chorus. Words by M.A. Geuville. Music by Fredk. Buckley. Published 1863 by Henry Tolman & Co., 291 Washington St. in Boston. Composition of strophic with chorus with piano and voice instrumentation. Subject headings for this piece include War casualties, Deathbeds, Mothers & children, Families, Civil War--Union, Patriotism. First line reads "See! ere the sun sinks behind those hills, ere darkness the earth doth cover.".

About The Lester S. Levy Collection

The Lester S. Levy Collection of Sheet Music consists of over 29,000 pieces of American popular music. Donated to Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries, the collection's strength is its thorough documentation of nineteenth-century American through popular music. This sheet music has been provided by Project Gado, a San Francisco Bay Area startup whose mission is to digitize and share the world's visual history.

WARNING: These titles are provided as historical documents. Language and concepts within reflect the opinions and values of the time and may be offensive to some.

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