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Dixie's Land

Creator:
Firth, Pond & Co., Dan D. Emmett, W. L. Hobbs
Location:
New York, New York
Origin Date:
1860
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0273
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Sheet Music

Description

This is a piece of sheet music for the song, “Dixie’s Land.” The cover is plain with a decorative border centered on the cover. Within the border, “I Wish I was in Dixie’s Land” is printed in decorative lettering. “Written & Composed expressly for Bryant’s Minstrels” is printed below the title. Publishing information is printed near the bottom of the cover. 1 score ([6] p.) For voice and piano. Verses 2-5 printed as text on p. [5]. First line of text: I wish I was in de land ob cotton. First line of chorus: Den I wish I was in Dixie. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.