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Forgotten Songs of the Civil War Ed Swanzey
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Size: 8.5" x 11"
Binding: Spiral Bound
ISBN: 9781642547788
These songs were extremely popular during the Civil War. Unheard for over a century and a half, they were a vital part of life during their time. They tell the day-to-day stories of lives, desires, opinions, politics, and feelings of the people, stories that can't be found in history books. Originally published without music notation - lyrics only - as song sheets, broadsides and in songsters. The melodies have been carefully researched for accuracy, then adapted and arranged by Ed Swanzey, professional musician and history buff, and descendant of a Civil War veteran. Written here in modern notation with chord symbols, and transposed for easy play by period and modern folk instru ...