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Ann P. Little manuscript music copy book

 Collection — Volume: MS.2002.011
Collection MS-2002-011: Ann P. Little manuscript music copy book


  • Creation: probably between 1817 and 1850

Scope and Contents

Manuscript music copy book, written in two or more hands, containing 81 pieces of primarily British, 19th-century vernacular music, including ballads, airs, marches, and waltzes. Includes songs by Thomas Moore, Matthew Gregory Lewis, and others, as well as unaccompanied instrumental melodies.

Music titles: The gamut for the English guitar, French march, The bonny lad, Miss Ford's dance, Life let us cherish, What's the matter now, French minuet, La Terpsychore, a Sonata by Thackray, Away with melancholy, The Battle of the Nile, Andante, Allegro, Augesteins Waltz, German air, Adams and liberty, The billow, A Dutch cottillion, Allegro, In the dead of the night, Wilt thou say farewell love, Caravans march, A favorite ballad, La chassa, Nivace, George Washington's March, Megen Oh! Oh Megen, The president's march, Free Mason's march, March in the Battle of Prague, The wealth of the cottage is love, Duett, Lesson by Morelli, Master Tommy's married, Sterne's Maria, Rural Felicity, Only forgive me this one little time, See from ocean rising, Portuguese hymn, Paddy O'Flaharty, The silver moon, O! Dear what can the matter be, The British muse, The new German waltz, Will you come to the bower, Andantino, The blue bells of Scotland, Ode to sleep, Sandy and Jenny, Allegro, The cadett's march, Edmund's march in Tekeli, Paul and Virginia, Since then I'm doom'd, The Russian dance, A favorite waltz, A new German waltz, There's nothing true but heaven, Mary's dream, Hymn second. C.M. Played, Sweet is the vale, Mary's teares, Poor Emma -- I never would be married, The galley slave, Blue eyed Mary, The Goddess Diana, The soldier's bride, Bruce's address to his army, Eagle wings, a favorite song in Timour the Tartar, The Tyrolese liberty song, Araby's daughter, The all of life is love, Oh no we never mention her, Farewell to my harp, She never blamed him never, Wells L.M., Tamworth, Jordan, Islington, a Old hundred, All Saints.


Language of Materials

In English.

Restrictions on access

Open for research

Restrictions on use

These materials are made available for use in research, teaching and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The original authors may retain copyright to the materials.

Biographical / Historical

No information about Ann P. Little is known.


.5 Linear Feet (1 container) : 1 manuscript score, 92 pages ; 15 x 25 cm


Source of acquisition is unknown.

Materials Specific Details

Title devised by cataloger. Date of production inferred from content. "Araby's Daughter," from Thomas Moore's Lalla Rookh, was first published in 1817. Bound in contemporary half leather.

Ann P. Little Manuscript Music Copy Book
probably between 1817 and 1850
Marc Only
Noah Sheola
2019 November 21
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Repository Details

Part of the John J. Burns Library Repository

John J. Burns Library
Boston College
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill MA 02467 United States