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TitleOld Sergeant, A Hero of Lookout Mountain
CreatorWill S. Hayes, Author
Date Created1864
AbstractThis is a song book witht a battle song about a Union sergeant. The image on the front has the American flag rather than the Confederate States flag.
Subject: GeographicNashville (Tenn.) -- History
Subject: TopicSongbooks
Subject: NameHayes Family
PublisherD.P. Faulds, Louisville, KY
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Physical LocationTennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee
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TitleHow Are You? John Morgan.
CreatorC.D. Benson, Publisher
Date Created1864
AbstractThe cover says this song is a comic song that is a sequel to "Here's Your Mule," a famous Civil War song. Published by C. D. Benson of Nashville, TN.
Subject: GeographicNashville (Tenn.)
Subject: TopicSongbooks
PublisherC.D. Benson, Nashville, TN
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Physical LocationTennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee
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TitleSong of the South, version 1
CreatorJames H. Huber, Author
Date Created1861
AbstractThis is the sheet music of a Civil War era song written and published in the Confederate States of America. The song was composed and dedicated to the "Songs of the South". The cover image shows two flags. The flag on the left is "the flag as it is" and has seven stars representing the seven Southern states which had seceeded from the Union at that point in time. The second flag is "the flag as it will be," and has fifteen stars, each for a state the composer anticipated would join the Confederacy. Eventually, eleven states joined, not the fifteen Huber expected. A later version of this song has eleven stars on the "flag as it is," indicating that version was published after the attack on Fort Sumter, South Carolina. Additional publishers include Jas. A. McClure of Nashville and Memphis and Blackmar & Bro. of Vicksburg and New Orleans. The back page is a report of the committee for the adoption of a CSA flag.
Subject: GeographicNashville (Tenn.)
Subject: TopicSheet Music
Subject: NameHuber Family
PublisherB.P. Faulds and Co., Louisville, KY
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Physical LocationTennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee
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TitleSong of the South, version 2
CreatorJames H. Huber, Author
Date Created1861
AbstractSheet music of a Civil War era song written and published in the Confederate States of America. The song was composed and dedicated to the "Songs of the South". The "flag as it is" in this version now has 11 stars, rather than the 7 of the first version. Kentucky and Tennessee Join Hands. Huber is the composer, Lyle is the lyricist, and additional publishers include A.E. Blackmar and Bro. in Vicksburg and New Orleanes, J.H. Snow in Mobile, AL, and P.P. Werlein and Halsey in New Orleans.
Subject: GeographicNashville (Tenn.)
Subject: TopicSheet music
Subject: NameHuber Family
PublisherJas. A. McClure, Nashville and Memphis Tennessee
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Physical LocationTennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee
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TitleSherman's March to the Sea
CreatorS.H.M. Byers, Lyricist
Date Created1882
AbstractOn the front cover is a picture of Sherman, slaves greeting Union troops, Sherman in battle, and soldiers tearing up railroad tracks. This song was written and composed by two Union lieutenants while they were imprisoned in Columbia, SC during the civil war Original copyright was 1865 . The back page is an ad for other songs and has an 1889 copyright, indicating that this was actually published in 1889 or later. Additional publishers are listed on the bottom of the front cover.
Subject: GeographicNashville (Tenn.)
Subject: TopicSheet music
Subject: NameByers Family
PublisherOliver Ditson Co., Boston, Massachusetts
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Physical LocationTennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee
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TitleFloyd's Retreat from Fort Donelson
CreatorSkedaddles, Composer
Date Created1865
AbstractThe full title of this composition is "Floyd's Retreat from Fort Donelson, with a running description of the Battle." Over the musical notations there are headings such as "Trumpet Call to arms." Within the musical notations are lyrics.
Subject: TopicUnited States Civil War 1861-1865 -- Songs and music
PublisherJ.L. Peters & Bro., St. Louis, Missouri
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleO why must we part
CreatorG. Plinke, Arranger
Date Created1861
AbstractThe words and music of this song that express the sadness and pain of a soldier being separated from his love were attributed to a cadet of the Western Military Institute located in Nashville, Tennessee.
Subject: TopicUnited States Civil War 1861-1865 -- Songs and music -- Confederate
PublisherJ.A. McClure, Nashville, Tennessee
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleThou Art So Near And Yet So Far
CreatorAlexander Reichardt, Composer
Date Created1860
AbstractThis piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume once belonging to Tennessee resident, Miss Nora Gardner. This song has lyrics printed in English and in German, and is an ode to a beloved who is far away. There is no publication date. However, this piece was published during the span of 1855 through 1870, which has been inferred from the years during which the publisher operated under the specified name and location, as listed in the Handbook of Early American Sheet Music 1768-1889 by Harry Dichter and Elliott Shapiro (Dover, 1977).
Subject: TopicTennessee History
PublisherJ.A. McClure, Nashville, Tennessee
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleCome Love With Me
CreatorLon Morris, Composer
Date Created1858
AbstractThis piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume that was once owned by Miss Nora Gardner, a Tennessee resident. "The Music of Morris Brothers Pell and Huntley's Minstrels arranged for the Piano" is the title on the front cover. This love song tells of how "happy we will be, With you my bride down by my side, In the cottage by the sea."
Subject: TopicTennessee History
PublisherOliver Ditson & Co., Boston, Massachusetts
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleWillie's Welcome Home
Date Created1856
AbstractThis piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume that once belonged to Miss Nora Gardner, a Tennessee resident. This piece is the "Answer to Willie we have missed you."
Subject: TopicFolk music
PublisherW. C. Peters & Sons, Cincinnati, Ohio
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleThou Art Gone From My Gaze
Date Created1801
AbstractThis piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume once belonging to Miss Nora Gardner, a Tennessee resident. Under the title reads "No. 10 Lays of Beauty." There is no creation date or publication date listed. In addition, there is no publisher name listed.
Subject: TopicTennessee History
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleDearest Then, I'll Love You More!
Date Created1859
AbstractThis piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume that once belonged to Miss Nora Garder, who lived in Tennessee. This particular piece, a love song, has a cover that reads "Gems of English Song with accompaniment for the Piano Forte." Inscribed in pencil on the front cover are the words "Nora Gardner from Eliza Nov 15 1861." No publication date is listed. However, this piece was published during the span of 1855 through 1894, which has been inferred from the years during which the publisher operated under the specified name and location, as listed in the Handbook of Early American Sheet Music 1768-1889 by Harry Dichter and Elliott Shapiro (Dover, 1977).
Subject: TopicTennessee History
PublisherDavid P. Faulds, Louisville, Kentucky
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleDixie Land
Date CreatedMay 21, 1861
AbstractThis clipping from an unknown newspaper is adhered to the back of a piece of sheet music included in a bound volume that once belonged to Tennessee resident, Miss Nora Gardner. These words,disparaging Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation, listed as created in Newman, GA., May 21, 1861" were to be sung to the popular tune "Dixie."
Subject: TopicTennessee History
Publisherunknown newspaper, unknown address
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleCollege Hill March
Date Created1801
AbstractThis holograph musical composition is included in a bound volume of sheet music that once belonged to Miss Nora Gardner, a resident of Tennessee. This piece is on two sheets of manuscript paper. The first sheet, cataloged as 006196-SMVOL, has the composer's name, J. Lamb, in pencil in upper right corner and is the melody. The melody is apparantly to be performed with the following sheet, indicated as the bass part and cataloged as 006197-SMVOL. The second sheet, composed by J.R. Adam, has a dedication to "The young ladies of the Tenn. fem. College."
Subject: TopicTennessee History
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleThere's A Sigh In The Heart
Date Created1853
AbstractThis piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume once belonging to Miss Nora Gardner, a Tennessee resident. This song is "A Beautiful Duet for Two Soprano Voices" and the lyrics are a sad reminiscence of "the land far away." On the back of the last sheet, a handwritten note in pencil reads "If Miss Nora ever peruses these lines let her remember those beautiful soul inspiring songs with which she favored me tonight and accept my my [sic] sincerest thanks which in my fervor I was so negligent as not to offer. Your truly. --- March 15, 1865."
Subject: TopicSopranos (singers)
PublisherOliver Ditson , Boston, Massachusetts
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleUnion March
Date Created1860
AbstractThis piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume once owned by Miss Nora Gardner, a resident of Tennessee. This particular piece is a piano march and is dedicated to "the Hon. J. Alfred Pearce. Maryland." and has on the cover a lithograph by A. Hoen & Co. of an eagle holding a fireball in one talon and what could be interpreted as Lady Liberty holding a silver chalise surrounded by flowering vines. In the upper right corner of the cover is a pencil inscription that reads "Nora E. Gardner Columbia Tenn."
Subject: TopicPiano music United States; United States Civil War 1860-1865 -- Songs and music
PublisherHenry McCaffrey, Washington, D.C.
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleSultan Polka
CreatorJ. Bellak, Composer
Date Created1857
AbstractThis piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume that once belonged to Tennessee resident, Miss Nora Gardner. The cover of this piece has a dedication to "Charles H. Foxwell, Esq." and is entitled "The Signal Set Brilliant Variations." An inscription written in pencil in the upper right corner of the cover reads "Nora Gardner Sept 16th/61."
Subject: TopicPiano music 18th century; Polkas
PublisherFirth Pond & Co., New York, New York
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitlePussy's Polka
Date Created1860
AbstractThis piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume once owned by Miss Nora Gardner, a Tennessee resident. The front cover has a lithograph of cats dancing in pairs with the words "Willie" and "Nora" written in pencil below the center couple. In the upper right corner of the cover reads "Nora Lee Gardner Female College Columbia Tn. Nov 18.61."
Subject: TopicPolkas
PublisherS. T. Gordon, New York, New York
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleThe Crystal Schottisch
CreatorWilliam Byerly, Composer
Date Created1853
AbstractThis piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume that once belonged to Miss Nora Gardner, a Tennessee resident. A lithograph of a domed building toped with the American flag is on the cover. In the right upper corner is an inscription written in pencil that reads "Nora E. Gardner Columbia Female College Columbia Tenn."
Subject: TopicSchottisches
PublisherFirth, Pond & Co., New York, New York
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleOld Dog Tray
CreatorStephen C. Foster, Composer
Date Created1853
AbstractThis piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume that once belonged to Miss Nora Gardner, a Tennessee resident. In the upper right corner of the cover is an inscription written in pencil that reads "Nora Lee Gardner." An ode to a dog that states "I'll never, never find A better friend than old dog Tray."
Subject: TopicTennessee History
PublisherFirth, Pond & Co., New York, New York
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleE Pluribus Unum An American National Song
Date Created1849
AbstractThis piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume that once belonged to Miss Nora Gardner, a Tennessee resident. This patriotic poem was "Adapted and Arranged for the 'Baltimore Olio,'which was a monthly music publication specifically for women according to the article "Mid-Nineteenth-Century American Periodicals A Case Study", by Mary Wallace Davidson published in the journal Notes (1997).
Subject: TopicPatriotic poetry --American; Piano fortes
PublisherW. C. Peters, Baltimore, Maryland
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleOh, Dear, What Can The Matter Be.
Date Created1848
AbstractThis piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume that once belonged to Tennessee resident, Miss Nora Gardner. This particular piece was printed on the same page as "Over the Water to Charle." There is no publication date. However, it was most likely published during the range of 1848-1855, which has been inferred from the years during which the publisher operated under the specified name and location, as listed in the Handbook of Early American Sheet Music 1768-1889 by Harry Dichter and Elliott Shapiro (Dover, 1977).
Subject: TopicTennessee History
PublisherFirth, Pond & Co., New York, New York
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleOver The Water To Charlie
Date Created1848
AbstractThis piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume that once belonged to Miss Nora Gardner, a Tennessee resident. This piece was published on the same page as "Oh, Dear, What Can The Matter Be." There is no publication date. However, this piece was most likely published during the years of 1848-1855, which has been inferred from the years during which the publisher operated under the specified name and location, as listed in the Handbook of Early American Sheet Music 1768-1889 by Harry Dichter and Elliott Shapiro (Dover, 1977).
Subject: TopicTennessee History
PublisherFirth, Pond & Co., New York, New York
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleOld Jessy
Date Created1852
AbstractThis piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume that once belonged to Miss Nora Gardner, a Tennessee resident. Under the title on the cover page are the words "Ethiopian Song" and is dedicated to E.P. Christy Esq. Of the Celebrated Christy's Minstrels." At the upper right corner is an inscription written in pencil that reads "Presented to Nora by her Sis Mollie."
Subject: TopicTennessee History
PublisherLee & Walker, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleVirginia Reels
CreatorGeorge P. Knauff, Arranger
Date Created1851
AbstractThis piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume that once belonged to Miss Nora Gardner, a Tennesee resident. This particular piece is a compilation of "Virginia Reels" and includes the following compositions: "Old Virginia" (006210-SMVOL), "Richmond Hill" (006211-SMVOL), "Villalave" (006212-SMVOL), "Petersburg Ladies" (006213-SMVOL), "The Hero" (006214-SMVOL), "Peter Francisco" (006215-SMVOL), "22d. of February" (006216-SMVOL), "The Island" (006217-SMVOL), and "The Richmond Blues" (006218-SMVOL). The cover page is "Dedicated to Thomas Ritchie Esq. of Washington City." There is no publication date listed. However, it was most likely published in the years 1851 to 1852, inferred from Goertzen and Jabbour, American Music 5 (1987).
Subject: TopicReels (music); Piano fortes
PublisherF. D. Benteen, Baltimore, Maryland
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleFishers Hornpipe
Date Created1848
AbstractThis piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume that belonged to Tennessee resident, Miss Nora Gardner. This piece was printed with another composition entitled "Minuet." There is no publication date. However, the piece was published during the span of 1848 through 1855, which has been inferred from the years during which the publisher operated under the specified name and location, as listed in the Handbook of Early American Sheet Music 1768-1889 by Harry Dichter and Elliott Shapiro (Dover, 1977).
Subject: TopicPiano music
PublisherFirth Pond & Co. , New York, New York
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleMinuet
Date Created1848
AbstractThis piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume that belonged to Tennessee resident, Miss Nora Gardner. This piece was printed with another composition entitled "Fishers Hornpipe." There is no publication date. However, the piece was published during the span of 1848 through 1855, which has been inferred from the years during which the publisher operated under the specified name and location, as listed in the Handbook of Early American Sheet Music 1768-1889 by Harry Dichter and Elliott Shapiro (Dover, 1977).
Subject: TopicPiano music
PublisherFirth Pond & Co., New York, New York
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleThe Converse Folio
CreatorCharlie C. Converse, Composer
Date Created1854
AbstractThis piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume that once belonged to Tennessee resident, Miss Nora Gardner. This piece is dedicated "To The Pupils of the Leavensworth Female Seminary Petersburg, Va." At the top right corner of the cover is an inscription written in pencil that reads "Nora Gardner Columbia Female College."
Subject: TopicPiano music
PublisherDavid P. Faulds, Louisville, Kentucky
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleBanjo Polka
CreatorJoseph Benedict, Arranger
Date Created1851
AbstractIncluded in a bound volume of sheet music that once belonged to Tennessee resident, Miss Nora Gardner that has the words "Nora L. Gardner Nashville, Tenn August/60" written in pencil in the upper part of the cover sheet.
Subject: TopicPiano music
PublisherDavid P. Faulds , Louisville, Kentucky
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleAlboni Schottisch
Date Created1852
AbstractIncluded in a bound volume of sheet music that once belonged to Tennessee resident, Miss Nora Gardner, this piece has an inscription written in pencil on the cover that reads "To Nora from Sis Eugenia." The lithograph on the cover is of a fancily dressed young woman holding a rolled up piece of sheet music.
Subject: TopicLithography; Schottisches (Piano)
PublisherWilliam Hall & Son, New York, New York
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleThe Onward March
CreatorCharles Grobe, Arranger
Date Created1860
AbstractIncluded in a bound volume of sheet music once owned by Tennessee resident, Miss Nora Gardner, this particular piece is part of a compilation entitled "Short Visits. A Collection of Beautiful Pieces arranged in an easy styule for the Piano," and is listed as number 12. On the same page, the words "Nora L. Gardner Columbia, Tenn Jan 1st 1862" are written in pencil in the top right-hand corner. On the last page there is an advertisement for a new publication from Charles Grobe.
Subject: TopicMarches (piano)
PublisherLee & Walker, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleI Am Thine, And Thine Only! 'Over the Left!'
Date Created1856
AbstractThis piece is included in a bound volume of sheet music that was once owned by Miss Nora Gardner, who was a Tennessee resident. It is part of a compilation of "Comic Songs." The words to this love song were taken from The Knickerbocker, a New York City literary magazine. The last page is an advertisement for "A Select Catalogue of Popular Ballads."
Subject: TopicComic songs
PublisherW.C. Peters & Sons, Cincinnati, Ohio
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TitleRocking Chair Polka
CreatorJames Bellak, Composer
Date Created1854
AbstractThis piece is included in a bound volume of sheet music once owned by Miss Nora Gardner, who was a resident of Tennessee. This polka composed for the piano has a cover page that lists it as a part of a compilation of music by the same composer entitled "Dew Drops," third edition. In the top right corner are the words "Nora E. Gardner Columbia, Tenn Dec 8th/60" written in pencil.
Subject: TopicPolkas (piano)
PublisherOliver Ditson, Boston, Massachusetts
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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Title'Tis But An Hour Since First We Met
Date Created1850
AbstractOn the top right corner of the cover page of this piano ballad is an inscription written in pencil that reads "Presented to Nora by J. Frank Bell November 1859." The cover page of this piece that is included in a bound volume of sheet music once owned by Miss Nora Gardner, who was a resident of Tennessee, has an elaborate emobossed frame around the title.
Subject: TopicPiano music
PublisherW.C. Peters, Baltimore, Maryland
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleHere's Your Mule Gallop! (Found at Last!)
CreatorCharles Stein, Composer
Date Created1861
AbstractThe cover page of this piano gallop has a drawing of a mule on it with a pencil inscription that reads "Nora Lee Gardner Dresden, Tenn Write to me dear one Dollie [Graves?] Columbia, Tenn Jan 6th 1863," as well as these words after the title "My Dear Nora never to be lost again." This piece is included in a bound volume of sheet music owned by Miss Nora Gardner.
Subject: TopicPiano music
PublisherC.D. Benson, Nashville, Tennessee
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleThe Ingle Side, A Popular Scotch Song
CreatorT. V. Wiesenthal, Composer
Date Created1860
AbstractThis composition for the piano is a scotch song that extols the virtues of a place called "Ingle side," and finds it more beautiful than anything in nature. This piece is part of a bound volume of sheet music that once belonged to Tennessee resident, Miss Nora Gardner. Her name is inscribed in two different places on this piece of sheet music.
Subject: TopicPiano music
PublisherDavid P. Faulds, Louisville, Kentucky
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TitleEver of Thee
Date Created1850
AbstractThis composition is one of six within a compilation entitled "Evenings At Home Six Popular Ballads by Eminent Composers." A love ballad, the song declares everlasting affection and states "Fondly I'm dreaming ever of Thee." This piece is part of a bound volume of sheet music that once belonged to Miss Nora Gardner, a Tennessee resident.
Subject: TopicTennessee History
PublisherDavid P. Faulds, Louisville, Kentucky
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TitleCameo Schottisch
CreatorCharles Grobe, Composer
Date Created1860
AbstractThis schottisch was one of a compilation of pieces entitled "Short Visits. A Collection of Beautiful Pieces Arranged in an Easy Style for the Piano" with the quotation under it that reads "Never pay long vistis, even to an intimate friend. For he will then wish you to come again." On the last page is an advertisement for new publication by the same composer. Inscribed in pencil on the front cover are the words "Nora Gardner Billie D." This piece is part of a bound volume that once belonged to Miss Nora Gardner, who was a resident of Tennessee.
Subject: TopicSchottisch
PublisherLee & Walker, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleThy Minstrel Boy
Date Created1859
AbstractA song to serenade a sweetheart, this piece is dedicated to "the Cadets of the W.M.I Nashville, Tenn." and has an inscription written in pencil on the cover page that reads "Nora Lee Gardner College HIll Columbia, Tenn Dec. 22, 1861." This piece is part of a large bound volume of sheet music that once belong to Miss Nora Gardner, who was a Tennessee resident.
Subject: TopicTennessee History
PublisherC.D. Benson & Co., Nashville, Tennessee
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TitleThe Rock Beside the Sea
CreatorCharles Crozat Converse, Composer
Date Created1857
AbstractThis ballad tells of a "rock beside the sea" or woman who waits for the ships to come back. "There's but one place for me, Till I can greet thy swift sail home - My lone rock by the sea." The cover image is of a woman sitting on a rocky outcropping overlooking ships sailing in the sea. This piece is part of a bound volume of sheet music once owned by Tennessee resident, Miss Nora Gardner, and is incribed in pencil "To Nora from Bellie" on the cover page.
Subject: TopicBallads
PublisherLee & Walker, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleHob Nob or The Campbells are Comin
Date Created1848
AbstractThis composition for the piano was printed on the same page with "The Morning Star" and was published during the span of 1848 through 1855, which has been inferred from the years during which the publisher operated under the specified name and location, as listed in the Handbook of Early American Sheet Music 1768-1889 by Harry Dichter and Elliott Shapiro (Dover, 1977). The inscription at the top of the page reads "Nora E. Gardner, D. [Dresden] F. [Female] Academy," and is part of a bound volume of sheet music once owned by Miss Nora Gardner, a Tennessee resident.
Subject: TopicTennessee History
PublisherFirth Pond & Co., New York, New York
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TitleThe Morning Star
Date Created1848
AbstractThis composition for the piano was printed on the same page with "Hob Nob or The Campbells are Comin" and was published during the span of 1848 through 1855, which has been inferred from the years during which the publisher operated under the specified name and location, as listed in the Handbook of Early American Sheet Music 1768-1889 by Harry Dichter and Elliott Shapiro (Dover, 1977). The inscription at the top of the page reads "Nora E. Gardner, D. [Dresden] F. [Female] Academy," and is part of a bound volume of sheet music once owned by Miss Nora Gardner, a Tennessee resident.
Subject: TopicTennessee History
PublisherFirth Pond & Co., New York, New York
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TitleCall Me Pet Names
CreatorF. S. Osgood, Lyricist
Date Created1852
AbstractA woman asking her sweetheart to call her loving names like "flower," "bird," and "star" to express his admiration and love of her fine womanly qualities. This piece is part of a bound volume of sheet music that was once owned by Miss Nora Gardner, who lived in Tennessee. An inscription on the front cover reads "Nora Gardner, June 13, 186?"[possibly 1867 or 1869].
Subject: TopicTennessee History
PublisherDavid P. Faulds, Louisville, Kentucky
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleThe Japanese Polka
CreatorGaston de Lille, Composer
Date CreatedAugust, 1856
AbstractThis piece has a beautiful color illustration of a water scene on the cover. Inscribed on the cover: "Presented to Nora by her dear [ ] Laura Belle the day school broke up, Feb. 17th, 1862." No publication date is listed. However, this piece was published during the span of 1856 through 1862, which has been inferred from the years during which the publisher operated under the specified name and location, as listed in the Handbook of Early American Sheet Music 1768-1889 by Harry Dichter and Elliott Shapiro (Dover, 1977). This composition is part of a bound volume of sheet music that once belonged to Miss Nora Gardner, who was a Tennessee resident.
Subject: TopicPolkas
PublisherLee & Walker, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
RightsFor current rights information, please visit: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200600000001200
Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleBy-Gone Hours
CreatorHelen Selina Blackwood Baroness Dufferin and Clandeboye, Composer
Date Created1851
AbstractThis song laments the loss of friendships and family. Inscribed on top - "Nora Lee Gardner, Columbia Fem. Col., Columbia, Tenn. Dec. 14th [?], 1861." This piece is part of a bound volume of sheet music that once belonged to Miss Nora Gardner, who was a resident of Tennessee. No publication date is listed. However, this piece was published during the span of 1851 through 1854, which has been inferred from the years during which the publisher operated under the specified name and location, as listed in the Handbook of Early American Sheet Music 1768-1889 by Harry Dichter and Elliott Shapiro (Dover, 1977).
Subject: TopicTennessee History; Tennessee History
Subject: NameMrs. Price Blackwood
PublisherG.W. Brainard & Co., Louisville, Kentucky
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleBonny Eloise (The Belle of Mohawk Vale)
Date Created1858
AbstractThis piano forte is part of a bound volume that once belonged to Miss Nora Gardner, who was a Tennessee resident. Incribed on the cover page is "Nora Garner College Hill, Tenn."
Subject: TopicTennessee History
PublisherWm. Hall & Son, New York, New York
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Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleLorena
CreatorJoseph Philbrick Webster, Composer
Date Created1857
AbstractThe "The Universally Popular Ballad Lorena" speaks of a love lost because "A duty stern and pressing, broke/The tie which linked my soul with thee." This song became very popular during the American Civil War for soldiers and those at home on both sides.
Subject: TopicTennessee History
PublisherH.M. Higgins, Chicago, Illinois
RightsFor current rights information, please visit: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200600000001200
Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleFarewell But When Ever You Welcome The Hour
Date Created1852
AbstractThis piece is one included in a bound volume of sheet music that once belonged to Miss Nora Gardner, who was a resident of Tennessee. On the front cover is an inscription that reads "Nora Lee Gardner Nashville, Tenn. Aug. 1860."
Subject: TopicTennessee History
PublisherTripp & Cragg, Louisville, Kentucky
RightsFor current rights information, please visit: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200600000001200
Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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TitleI Have Learn'd To Love Thee Fondly
Date Created1863
AbstractThis love song is part of a bound volume of sheet music that once belonged to Miss Nora Gardner of Tennessee. On the front cover an inscription reads "Miss Nora L Gardner from 'Hermie' [?] Evansville Ind 4th July 1863.
Subject: TopicTennessee History
PublisherA.C. Peters & Bro, Cincinnati, Ohio
RightsFor current rights information, please visit: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200600000001200
Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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Title"Beauty Ever New" Schottisch
CreatorCharles Grobe, Composer
Date Created1860
AbstractThis schottisch is part of a complilation entitled "Short Visits A Collection of Beautiful Pieces arranged in an easy style for the Piano" and numbered 2. An inscription at the top of the cover page reads "Nora E Gardner Columbia Tenn." As indicated, this piece is included in a bound volume of sheet music owned by Miss Nora Gardner, who lived in Tennessee.
Subject: TopicTennessee History
PublisherLee & Walker, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
RightsFor current rights information, please visit: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200600000001200
Physical LocationCenter for Popular Music, Murfreesboro, TN
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