Chinese Mother Goose Rhymes Music, based upon Chinese themes ... Translations from the Chinese by Isaac Taylor Headland Peking University ... Sung by Louis Graveure. [Piano-vocal score]

New York ... Chicago ... Boston: Carl Fischer [PN 20234-11], [1917].

Quarto. Original publisher's black illustrated wrappers printed in silver, tied with sepia cord. 1f. (recto title, verso publisher's note), 3-13, [i] (blank) pp.

Contains 7 songs: Of what use is a girl; What the old cow said; Baby is sleeping; The old woman; Pat a cake; The mouse; and Lady-Bug.

Wrappers slightly worn and creased. Minor internal wear and browning.

An American composer, Crist's songs are "noteworthy for the skilful handling of the voice, the sensitivity of the melodic line, and the aptness and variety of harmony; a number of them (like some of the smaller instrumental works) reflect an interest in the Orient (Chinese Mother Goose Rhymes ...). H. Wiley Hitchcock in Grove Music Online.

Item #37096

Price: $30.00  other currencies

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