Songs and Musical Compositions (Foster, Stephen)

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Editor Morrison Foster (1823-1904)
Publisher. Info. Biography, Songs and Musical Compositions of Stephen C. Foster
Pittsburgh: Morrison Foster, 1896.
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Work Title Songs and Musical Compositions
Alternative. Title
Composer Foster, Stephen
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
First Publication. 1896
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
2 voices, piano (in no.66, soprano and tenor are specified)
voice, chorus, piano
soprano, alto, tenor, bass (a capella)
chorus, piano ad lib.
2 voices, chorus, piano ad lib.
4 voices, chorus, piano ad lib.
voice, piano with cues for "Inst." (piano reduction?)
4 flutes
unspecified treble instrument
flute, 2 violins, bass (probably double bass)

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CONTENTS: (voice and piano unless otherwise noted, and piano is deemed to be ad lib. if it follows the vocal parts exactly and can be dispensed with)

  1. If You've Only Got a Moustache (Comic Song)
  2. Molly Dear, Good-Night
  3. Don't Bet Your Money on De Shanghai
  4. Down Among the Cane-Brakes
  5. Slumber, My Darling
  6. The Village Maiden
  7. Little Belle Blair
  8. There are Plenty of Fish in the Sea
  9. I'll Be a Soldier
  10. "Lizzie Dies To-Night"
  11. Give the Stranger Happy Cheer
  12. Why No One To Love
  13. Larry's Good Bye
  14. Sweet Little Maid of the Mountain
  15. Nelly Was a Lady
  16. My Brudder Gum
  17. Oh! Susanna
  18. Uncle Ned
  19. A Penny For Your Thoughts! (Ballad)
  20. Where Is Thy Spirit, Mary?
  21. Summer Longings
  22. Ah! May the Red Rose Live Alway!
  23. Hard Times Come Again No More
  24. Open Thy Lattice, Love
  25. Stay, Summer Breath
  26. Willie We Have Missed You
  27. Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair
  28. Little Ella
  29. Willie My Brave
  30. The Glendy Burke
  31. The Wife
  32. I See Her Still In My Dreams
  33. I Will Be True To Thee
  34. I Would Not Die in Spring Time
  35. Laura Lee
  36. Farewell! Old Cottage
  37. Eulalie
  38. The Hour for Thee and Me (Duett, 2 voices and piano)
  39. Maggie By My Side
  40. Nell and I
  41. Lou'siana Belle
  42. Nellie Bly
  43. "Gwine To Run All Night" or, De Camptown Races (voice, chorus, piano)
  44. Oh! Lemuel!
  45. Beautiful Dreamer (Serenade. His last song.)
  46. Oh! Boys, Carry Me 'Long
  47. She Was All the World to Me
  48. The Spirit of My Song
  49. Wilt Thou Be Gone, Love (Duett, 2 voices (Romeo and Juliet), piano)
  50. Annie My Own Love
  51. "Way Down in Ca-i-ro"
  52. Dolcy Jones
  53. Away Down Souf (voice, chorus, piano)
  54. Comrades, Fill No Glass For Me
  55. A Dream of My Mother and My Home
  56. Farewell, Sweet Mother
  57. Cora Dean (voice, chorus, piano)
  58. Fairy-Belle
  59. For the Dear Old Flag I Die (voice, chorus, piano)
  60. Farewell, Mother Dear
  61. For Thee, Love, For Thee
  62. Linda Has Departed
  63. When This Dreadful War Is Ended (voice, chorus, piano)
  64. Was My Brother In the Battle?
  65. Linger in Blissful Repose
  66. Mine is the Mourning Heart (Duett, soprano, tenor, piano)
  67. Mother, Thou'rt Faithful To Me
  68. Molly, Do You Love Me?
  69. Parthenia To Ingomar (voice, chorus, piano)
  70. My Loved One and My Own, or Eva
  71. Mary Loves the Flowers
  72. There's a Good Time Coming
  73. Willie Has Gone to the War (voice, chorus, piano)
  74. None Shall Weep a Tear for Me
  75. There's a Land of Bliss (voice, chorus, piano)
  76. Our Bright Summer Days Are Gone (voice, chorus, piano)
  77. I'd Be a Fairy
  78. Dolly Day (voice, chorus, piano)
  79. Our Willie Dear is Dying
  80. Poor Drooping Maiden (voice, chorus, piano)
  81. Where Has Lula Gone?
  82. Sadly to Mine Heart Appealing (voice, chorus, piano)
  83. The Love I Bear to Thee
  84. Angelina Baker (voice, chorus, piano)
  85. I Would Not Die in Summer Time
  86. Katy Bell (voice, chorus, piano)
  87. We Are Coming, Father Abraam, 300,000 More (voice, chorus, piano)
  88. We've a Million in the Field (voice, chorus, piano)
  89. What Must a Fairy's Dream Be?
  90. Wilt Thou Be True?
  91. When Old Friends Were Here
  92. Jenny's Coming O'er the Green
  93. Sweetly She Sleeps, My Alice Fair
  94. I'll Be Home To-morrow (voice, chorus, piano)
  95. Once I Loved Thee, Mary Dear
  96. Oh! Why Am I So Happy?
  97. There Was a Time
  98. Merry Little Birds Are We (voice, chorus, piano)
  99. The Soldier's Home (voice, chorus, piano)
  100. Jenny June (voice, chorus, piano)
  101. Melinda May (voice, chorus, piano)
  102. Gentle Lena Clare
  103. Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming
  104. Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming (Quartette, Serenade, soprano, alto, tenor, bass a capella)
  105. The Voice of By-Gone Days
  106. My Wife is a Most Knowing Woman
  107. Mr. and Mrs. Brown (Comic Duett, male and female voices (Mr. and Mrs. Brown), piano)
  108. "My Boy Is Coming From the War" (voice, chorus, piano)
  109. Thou Art the Queen of My Song
  110. Under The Willow She's Sleeping (voice, chorus, piano)
  111. Bring My Brother Back To Me (voice, chorus, piano)
  112. Old Black Joe (voice, chorus, piano)
  113. Massa's in de Cold Ground (voice, chorus, piano)
  114. My Old Kentucky Home, Good-Night (voice, chorus, piano)
  115. Virginia Belle (voice, chorus, piano)
  116. That's What's the Matter (voice, chorus, piano)
  117. Little Jenny Dow (voice, chorus, piano)
  118. The Song of All Songs (voice, chorus, piano)
  119. Why Have My Loved Ones Gone? (voice, chorus, piano)
  120. Lula is Gone (voice, chorus, piano)
  121. A Soldier in the Colored Brigade (voice, chorus, piano)
  122. Beautiful Child of Song
  123. Old Folks At Home (voice, chorus, piano)
  124. Ring, Ring de Banjo! (voice, chorus, piano)
  125. Come With Thy Sweet Voice Again
  126. Lily Ray
  127. Old Dog Tray (voice, chorus, piano)
  128. Old Memories
  129. No Home, No Home
  130. Farewell, My Lilly Dear (voice, chorus, piano)
  131. Ellen Bayne (voice, chorus, piano)
  132. Gentle Annie (voice, chorus, piano)
  133. Turn Not Away! (Duett, 2 voices, piano)
  134. Some Folks (voice, chorus, piano)
  135. Oh! There's No Such Girl As Mine (voice, chorus, piano)
  136. Kiss Me, Dear Mother
  137. My Angel Boy
  138. I Cannot Sing To-Night
  139. The Voices That Are Gone (voice, chorus, piano)
  140. We'll All Meet Our Saviour (chorus, piano ad lib.)
  141. We'll Still Keep Marching (4 voices, chorus, piano)
  142. The Angels Are Singing Unto Me (2 voices, chorus, piano ad lib.)
  143. The Beautiful Shore (4 voices, chorus, piano ad lib.)
  144. Oh! Tis Glorious! (4 voices, chorus, piano ad lib.)
  145. Little Ella's an Angel (voice, quartet or semichorus, full chorus, piano ad lib.)
  146. Willie's Gone To Heaven (2 voices, semichorus, full chorus, piano ad lib.)
  147. Leave Me With My Mother (voice, chorus, piano with cues for instruments)
  148. He Leadeth Me Beside Still Waters (2 voices, chorus, piano ad lib.)
  149. Tears Bring Thoughts of Heaven (4 voices or chorus, piano ad lib.)
  150. Suffer Little Children To Come Unto Me (2 voices, chorus, piano ad lib.)
  151. Bury Me in the Morning, Mother (4 voices, chorus, piano ad lib.)
  152. Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread (4 voices or chorus, piano ad lib.)
  153. Seek and Ye Shall Find (2 voices, chorus, piano ad lib.)
  154. There Is a Land of Love (4 voices, chorus, piano ad lib.)
  155. The Tioga Waltz, Composed and arranged for 4 flutes, by Stephen C. Foster, at the age of thirteen years. Performed at the College Commencement, Athens, Pa., 1839, by himself and three other students.
  156. Old Folks At Home with Variations (unspecified instrument, treble clef)
  157. Old Folks Quadrilles (piano)
  158. Village Bells Polka (piano)
  159. Village Festival (flute, 2 violins, bass)