Call for Spring: A Short Cantata, Designed for the Use of Schools, Singing Classes and Musical Societies. EDUCATION, F. A. Blanchard, Francis.

Call for Spring: A Short Cantata, Designed for the Use of Schools, Singing Classes and Musical Societies.

Hudson [N. Y.]: Published by the Author, No. 287 Warren Street, (1858). First edition. Oblong 8vo (6.13 x 9.88 inches), stitched in original printed wrappers, [ii], 36, [2] pages. Printed music throughout. Stitching a trifle loose; some general light soiling and wear and faint creasing; a very good copy. Item #20241

“Yet I speak to the heart in my radiant bloom, of a Spring that opens beyond the tomb . . .” A seemingly uncommon and charming piece of music intended for amateur production, not located on OCLC (5/21) or in the NUC. Census and cemetery records suggest Francis A. Blanchard (1817-1879) was a long-time music teacher in Hudson.

Price: $225.00