Negro Folk-Songs (Burlin, Natalie Curtis)

Sheet Music


PDF scanned by US-R
Afp0815 (2012/5/26)

Publisher. Info. Hampton Series, Nos.6716, 6726, 6756, 6766.
New York: G. Schirmer, 1918-1919. Plates 28052, 28321, 28493, 29110.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
Javascript is required for this feature.

Javascript is required to submit files.

General Information

Work Title Negro Folk-Songs
Alternative. Title Negro Folk-Songs recorded by Natalie Curtis Burlin
Composer Burlin, Natalie Curtis
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. INB 1
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 Books:

Book 1 (Spirituals):

  1. O Ride On, Jesus
  2. Go Down, Moses
  3. Couldn't Hear Nobody Pray
  4. Good News, Chariot's Comin'!

Book 2 (Spirituals):

  1. 'Tis Me, O Lord
  2. Listen to de Lambs
  3. O Ev'ry Time I Feel de Spirit
  4. God's A-Gwine ter Move All de Troubles Away

Book 3 (Work and Play Songs):

  1. Cott'n-Pickin' Song
  2. Cott'n-Dance Song
  3. Cott'n-Packin' Song
  4. Corn-Shuckin' Song

Book 4 (Work and Play Songs):

  1. Peanut-Pickin' Song
  2. Hammerin' Song
  3. Lullaby
  4. "Chicka-Hanka", "Hyah, Rattler", "Old Rags, Bottles, Rags!"
  5. 'Liza Jane
Librettist Traditional
Language English
Dedication (many of the individual songs are dedicated to people.)
Book 3: Cora M. Folsom
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voices (piano for rehearsal only); some songs have hand-claps, foot-stomps, or dance rhythms notated