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Nelly Was A Lady. The Beautiful Ethiopian Melody

By Stephen Foster

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Composed by Stephen Foster (1826-1864). Arranged by Max Zorer. African Americans, Caricatures, Courtship & love, Cotton plantations--Virginia, Death. Lester S. Levy Collection. 3 pages. Published by Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries (LV.20242).

Item Number: LV.20242

Nelly Was A Lady. The Beautiful Ethiopian Melody. Written and Composed by Stephen C. Foster. Arranged for the Spanish Guitar by Max Zorer. Published 1849 by Firth, Pond & Co.] in New York. Composition of strophic with chorus with guitar and voice instrumentation. Subject headings for this piece include African Americans, Caricatures, Courtship & love, Cotton plantations--Virginia, Death. First line reads "Down on de Mississippi floating, Long time I trabble on de way.".

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.

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