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The pioneer / words by R.F. Ryan ; melody by P.R. Nichols [sic] ; arranged by Geo. T. Evans
Nicholls, P. R
Ryan, R. F
Evans, Geo. T. (George T.), 1836-1878
Russell, J. G
Alhambra Theatre (San Francisco, Calif.)
Society of California Pioneers
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
Gray's Music Stores
San Francisco (623 & 625 Clay St., San Francisco ; 101 First St., Portland)
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Jean Gray Hargrove Music Library
California Sheet Music Project
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For voice, 4-part mixed chorus, and piano.
Pages [2] and [6] are blank.
"As sung with immense success by J.G. Russell, at the Alhambra Theatre, S.F."
At head of title: "Dedicated to the Society of California Pioneers, 1872."
Cover illustration: lithograph of a hunter about to kill an attacking stag with a knife.
The music is different from that of the "The pioneer, song," words by Eugene Russell, music by Nicholls.
First line of text: Away to the west he onward goes.
First line of chorus: the hills resound with his merry laugh.
Record created as part of the California Sheet Music Project.
The composer's surname given as Nicholls in 9 other publications (none by M. Gray), including one published by the composer.
Bound: No
Variant: No
Illustrated cover: Yes
Advertisements: No
Society of California Pioneers.
1 score ([2], 3-5, [1] p.) ; 33 x 26 cm.
Society of California Pioneers--Songs and music
Songs with piano
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices, 4 parts) with piano
Pioneers--Songs and music

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