By What Lost Campfire

Description:

Sheet music for "By What Lost Campfire," for mezzo soprano. The poem is written by Arthur Sampley and the music is by George Minter. The lyrics are "By what lost camp fire/ what lone height did deserts streching [sic] far, what/ comrades faces framed in light guide western star./ Up slopes I shall not/ climb again down trails the grasses hide, past/ camps where sleeping friends have lain too late to/ ride. to one dark peak a-/ gainst the sky on which the faint trail ends./ guide star and camp fire till I spy those fire lit friends."

Creator(s):
Creation Date: June 1948
Partner(s):
UNT Archives
Collection(s):
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: New York City, New York
Date(s):
  • Creation: June 1948
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Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

Sheet music for "By What Lost Campfire," for mezzo soprano. The poem is written by Arthur Sampley and the music is by George Minter. The lyrics are "By what lost camp fire/ what lone height did deserts streching [sic] far, what/ comrades faces framed in light guide western star./ Up slopes I shall not/ climb again down trails the grasses hide, past/ camps where sleeping friends have lain too late to/ ride. to one dark peak a-/ gainst the sky on which the faint trail ends./ guide star and camp fire till I spy those fire lit friends."

Note:

"June 1948, Denton, Texas."

Original document was one continious sheet; it was scanned as individual pages with the front and back of each page in order.

Physical Description:

5 p. ; 35 x 111 cm., folded to 35 x 29 cm.

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Keyword(s): musical scores | poems
Contributor(s):
Series Title: Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917
Partner:
UNT Archives
Collection:
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: CBM_os01-001-018
  • CALL-NO: HM.70
  • UNTCAT: b2075015 |
  • OCLC: 39096548 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth207751
Resource Type: Musical Score/Notation
Format: Image