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Lambs in the upper fold / words and music by L. P. Venen
Venen, L. P
Venen, L. P
Luther, H. W
Barbour, W. W
Knell, John
Hagans, George W
Britton & Rey
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
California Music Pub. Co
San Francisco (532 Clay St.)
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Jean Gray Hargrove Music Library
California Sheet Music
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For mezzo-soprano, contralto, four-part mixed chorus, and piano.
Caption title.
"Inscribed to the memory of two more lambs in the upper fold"--Caption.
Pages [1] and [4] are blank; remaining four unnumbered pages are a cover with an illustrated front.
Cover bears an illustrated title list under the heading Four beautiful songs, to which a schottische and Venen's duet and chorus have been added; four-part illustration (signed by Hoger [?]): lithograph of 1) a young boy embracing a young girl as she places a wreath on a cross in a cemetery (for Beautiful days that are dead / B. W. Luther [i.e., H. W. Luther]) ; 2) a young mother tending two very young children placed on a flower-bedecked haystack, a seascape with lighthouse and frigate in the background (for Baby mine / W. W. Barbour) ; 3) a woman and young child watching a sleeping baby, with a lattice window behind ; 4) a young boy playing a piping tune as a young girl rests on a sheaf of wheat (for The brother's lullaby, as sung in Fritz) / Lith. Britton & Rey S.F.
"Lith. Britton & Rey, S.F."--Cover.
"... California Music Publishing Co. ... Geo. W. Hagans, Manager"--Cover.
First line of text: Came the angels yesternight.
First line of chorus: Two sweet babes form our bosom torn.
Record created as part of the California Sheet Music Project.
Bound: No
Variant: No
Illustrated cover: Yes
Advertisements: Yes
Society of California Pioneers.
1 score ([1], [2]-[3], [1], [2]-[5] p.) ; 36 x 27 cm.
Vocal duets with piano
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices, 4 parts) with piano
Infants--Death--Songs and music
Laments--Songs and music

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