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Source:   Sheet music, 1893

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Childhood / [by F.J. Tierney].

Image ID: 1157324

Childhood / [by F.J. Tierney].  [Green gravel, green gravel. [first line of chorus - alto par...] ([c1893])

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Image Title

:  Childhood / [by F.J. Tierney].

Alternate Title(s)

: Green gravel, green gravel. [first line of chorus - alto part] Title 2.) London Bridge is falling down. [first line of chorus - soprano part] Title 3.) Water, water wild flow'r. [first line of chorus - tenor part] Title 4.) While strolling down the street last eve, I watched the children play. [first line]


: Tierney, F. J. -- Lyricist
Tierney, F. J. -- Composer

Published Date

: [c1893]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.


: Chorus is a quodlibet of 3 nursery rhymes, scored for four-part chorus (soprano, alto, tenor, bass); bass part serves as accompaniment. Note 2.) Cover contains a collage of numerous photographs of caucasian and African American babies.


: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1893


: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Music Division

Digital ID

: 1157324

Record ID

: 449137

Digital Item Published

: 12-21-2010; updated 3-25-2011

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