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Song of the sunset land / words by Richard E. White ; music composed by Carlos Troyer
Troyer, Carlos, 1837-1920
White, Richard E
Ashley, G
Native Sons of the Golden West
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
A. Waldteufel
San Francisco
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Jean Gray Hargrove Music Library
California Sheet Music Project
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For voice and piano, with additional version for mixed quartet (SATB) on pp. 5 and 6 (accompaniment not provided).
"State national song of California."
"Dedicated to the Native Sons of the Golden West."
"G. Ashley."
First line of text: There stood upon the mountain crest, a band of Pioneers.
First line of chorus: Nor did they dream in little space.
3rd verse included (refrain and "chorus"); cf. 3rd ed.
Record created as part of the California Sheet Music Project.
Bound: Yes
Variant: No
Illustrated cover: No
Advertisements: No
San Francisco Public Library.
1 score (4 p.) + 1 part (2 p.) ; 35 x 27 cm.
Native Sons of the Golden West--Songs and music
Songs with piano
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices, 4 parts) with piano
Pioneers--California--Songs and music
California--Songs and music
Songs and music

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