Notated Music Break it gently to my mother

About this Item

Title

  • Break it gently to my mother

Contributor Names

  • Buckley, F. (composer)
  • Geuville, M. A. (lyricist)

Created / Published

  • Henry Tolman & Co., Boston, 1863.

Subject Headings

  • -  Soldiers -- United States -- Songs and music
  • -  United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Songs and music
  • -  Songs -- Texts
  • -  Storytelling -- United States
  • -  Music -- Poetry
  • -  Vocal quartets
  • -  Vocal music
  • -  Songs -- Accompaniments
  • -  Mothers and sons -- United States -- Songs and music
  • -  Death -- Songs and music
  • -  United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Casualties -- Songs and music
  • -  Popular Songs of the Day
  • -  Songs and Music
  • -  War and Conflict
  • -  Civil War and Reconstruction (1861-1877)

Notes

  • -  Music associated with the Union side

Form

  • sheet music

LC Classification

  • M1640.B

Online Format

  • image

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Rights & Access

The contents of the Library of Congress Civil War Sheet Music Collection are in the public domain and are free to use and reuse.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Music Division.

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Chicago citation style:

Buckley, F, and M. A Geuville. Break It Gently to My Mother. Henry Tolman & Co., Boston, 1863. Notated Music. https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200000870/.

APA citation style:

Buckley, F. & Geuville, M. A. (1863) Break It Gently to My Mother. Henry Tolman & Co., Boston. [Notated Music] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200000870/.

MLA citation style:

Buckley, F, and M. A Geuville. Break It Gently to My Mother. Henry Tolman & Co., Boston, 1863. Notated Music. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200000870/>.