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The midshipman : sung by Miss Arnold of the New Theatre with universal applause, in the opera of the Rival soldiers.

Author/Creator:
Shield, William, 1748-1829.
Publication:
Philadelphia (185 Market Street, Philadelphia) : published by G. Willig, [ca. 1800]
Format/Description:
Musical score
[1] leaf of music ; 33 cm.
Contained In:
Keffer Collection of Sheet Music.
Status/Location:
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Standardized Title:
Sprigs of laurel. Midshipman
Other Title:
I'm here or there a jolly dog.
Rival soldiers.
Subjects:
Barry, John 1745-1803 -- Songs and music.
Songs with piano.
Operas -- Excerpts, Arranged.
Patriotic music -- United States.
United States. Navy -- Songs and music.
Notes:
For voice and piano.
Caption title.
The opera Rival soldiers was a reduction of Shield's original work, Sprigs of laurel.
English words; 1st verse printed between the two staves of music and verses 2-4 printed as text following music.
First line of text: I'm here or there a jolly dog.
"The name "Barry" [Commodore Barry] has been substituted for "Truxton" in the 4th verse." -- Cf. Wolfe.
Cited in:
Sonneck-Upton. Early secular American music, p. 260.
Wolfe, R. J. Secular music, 8104B.
Contributor:
Poe, Elizabeth Arnold, 1787?-1811. , Performer
OCLC:
249587676