Author:Dyer, S. O. (arranger)

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The Dark Sett: The Celebrated Negro Quadrilles as Played by All the Quadrille Bands

By: Dyer, S. O. (arranger)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Firth, Pond & Co.: 1848

Seller ID: 16753

Condition: Very Good


This is large format, 19th century sheet music of five "Negro Quadrilles" arranged for the Piano Forte by S. O. Dyer. The five quadrilles are: "Mary Blane," "Old Joe," "Carry Me Back," "Stop That Knockig," and "Darkeys Polka." The B&W illustration, from a lithograph by Sarony & Major, shows a grand ballroom filled with stereotyped African-Americans in formal attire. The manner of this illustration is, for the most part, respectful, even though two or three faces seem exaggerated. This copy is in VG condition. It was removed from a bound volume and has an older tape repair on the spine and expe... View more info