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The Grass-hopper. A Tragic Cantata

By Innes Randolph

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Voice and piano
Composed by Innes Randolph. Insects, Animals in human situations, Turkeys, Race relations. Lester S. Levy Collection. 13 pages. Published by Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries (LV.17405).

Item Number: LV.17405

The Grass-hopper. A Tragic Cantata. An ancient tragic Theme with modern perversions. By Innes Randolph. Published 1878 by Otto Sutro & Co., 19 E. Baltimore Street in Baltimore. Composition of cantata; series of solo and choral variations on main theme; interspersed with spoken narrative with voice and piano instrumentation. Subject headings for this piece include Insects, Animals in human situations, Turkeys, Race relations. First line reads "The Grass-hopper sat on the sweet potatoe vine.".

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