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Melt the Bells

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Title: Melt the Bells.
Name(s): Byrne, Mrs. Dr., composer
Rockett, J. Y., lyricist
Merrick, Clara, dedicatee
Type of Resource: notated music
Genre: Sheet Music
Copyright Date: 1866
Date Issued: 1866
Publisher: Balmer & Weber
Place of Publication: St. Louis, Missouri
Extent: 5 pages
Identifier: FSUML-CSMC-CR15 (IID), Confederate Related 15 (catalog number), 1621=3 (music plate)
Instrumentation: voice
Credit Line: Confederate Sheet Music Collection, courtesy of Warren D. Allen Music Library, The Florida State University
Note(s): "Affectionately Inscribed to Miss Clara Merrick of New Orleans, La."
"Published for the Benefit of the Southern Relief Association"
"In the first year of the Southern war, an order was issued by General Beauregard, to have the bells in the State of Louisiana melted into cannon. Many of the church bells and hundreds of plantation bells were sent to N. O. for that purpose but unfortunately, they were seized by General Butler and sent to Boston, were [sic] they still remain."
Subject(s): Music -- Confederate States of America
Songs with piano
War songs
Library Classification: M2.3 .C61 C6
Held by: Warren D. Allen Music Library
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Sublocation: Confederate Sheet Music Collection
Links: Link to Allen Music Library
Owner Institution: FSU