Female Convict (Robert Boyd)

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  • (Posted 2019-04-13)   CPDL #53954:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-04-13).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 77 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Notes in four-shape format, as originally published in 1822 and 1835. All four stanzas as in Supplement to the Kentucky Harmony. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Female Convict
First Line: O sleep not my babe, for the morn of tomorrow
Composer: Robert Boyd
Lyricist: Thomas Dale

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Secular

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1822 in Supplement to the Kentucky Harmony, Edition 2

Description: Reprinted in Southern Harmony, 1835. Words attributed to Thomas Dale by The Shenandoah Harmony, 2012. Four stanzas are given in Supplement to the Kentucky Harmony. Meter of the stanzas varies from 12 12. 12 12 D. to 12 11. 12 11 D.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at O sleep not my babe, for the morn of tomorrow.