Harry Thacker Burleigh Bibliography

H. T. Burleigh: Selected Bibliographic Sources

Biographies & Biographical Sources
Music Criticism
Subject-Relevant Musical Forms
Miscellaneous Subjects
Articles from Periodicals/Serials/Newspapers
Collections
Scores/Selected Individual Works
Scores–Anthologies

Biographies & Biographical Sources

Simpson, Anne K[ey]. Hard Trials: The Life and Music of Harry T. Burleigh. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1990.

Music Criticism

Hammond, Lily Hardy. In the Vanguard of a Race. New York: Council of Women for Home Missions and Missionary Education Movement of the United States and Canada, 1922.

Subject-Relevant Musical Forms

Allison, Roland Lewis, “Classification of the Vocal Works of Harry T. Burleigh (1866-1949) and Some Suggestions for Their Use in Teaching Diction in Singing.”
Ph.d diss., Indiana University, 1966.

“Harry T. Burleigh, Arranger of Negro Spirituals.” [St. Paul?], Minn.: Minnesota School of the Air, dist. by National Center for Audio Tapes, 19–.

Snyder, Jean Elizabeth. “Harry T. Burleigh and the Creative Expression of Bi-musicality: a Study of an African-American Composer and the American Art Song.” Ph.d diss., University of Pittsburgh, 1992.

Miscellaneous Subjects

La Guardia, Fiorello H. “[Fiorello La Guardia talk to the people].” Broadcast on WNYC, April 2, 1944.

St. George’s bulletin. Vol. 8, no. 40. New York: St. George’s Church: 1949.

Articles from Periodicals/Serials/Newspapers

Burleigh, Harry T[hacker]. “Some Pertinent Points Concerning Negro Spirituals.”

Music Publishers Journal
2 (November/December, 1944): 26.

Review of “Deep River,” by H.T. Burleigh. In Musical America 25 (January 20, 1917): 34.

Kramer, A. Walter. “H.T. Burleigh: Composer by Divine Right and ‘The American Coleridge-Taylor.'” Musical America, (April 29, 1916): 25.

M., H. K. “Harry T. Burleigh (1866-1949): ‘Deep River’ Popularizes a Composer.” The Black Perspective in Music 2 (Spring 1974): 75-79. (Reprint of an article in the Boston Evening Transcript , March 10, 1917.)

“New York Church Pays Tribute to Burleigh.” Musical America 39 (April 12, 1924): 21, 27.

“Obituary: Henry Thacker Burleigh.” Musical America 69 (October 1949): 26.

Peress, Maurice. “Dvorak a jeho afroamericti zaci” [Dvorak and His African-American Students]. Hadebni Rozhledy 44 (1991): 229-231.

Review of “Deep River,” by H.T. Burleigh. In Musical America 25 (January 20, 1917): 34.

Southern, Eileen, comp. “In Retrospect: Harry T. Burleigh.” The Black Perspective in Music 2 (Spring 1974): 75-86.

Snyder, Jean E. “A Great and Noble School of Music: Dvorak, Harry T. Burleigh, and the African American Spiritual.” Tibbetts, John C., ed. Dvorak in America: 1892-1895. Portland, Ore.: 1993.

Walton, Lester A. “Harry T. Burleigh Honored To-Day at St. George’s.” The Black Perspective in Music , 2 (Spring 1974): 80-83. (Reprinted from the clippings files at the Schomberg Library, New York, March 30, 1924.)

Collections

“Charles L. Marshall Papers, 1937-1940.” Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public
Library, New York.

Logan, Rayford Whittingham,1897-
YEAR: 1925 1982
PUB TYPE: Harry T. Burleigh, arranger of Negro spirituals

[St. Paul?, Minn.: Minnesota School of the Air, Distributed by National Center for Audio Tapes]
YEAR: ? 1900 1995 (1 soundcassette (15 min.) SERIES: Adventures in music)

Lawson, Raymond Augustus. 1875-1959.
YEAR: 1859 1976
Harry T. Burleigh, Ossip
Gabrilowitsch, Roland Hayes, Robert A. Moody, and Susan Lee Warner.
Afro-American pianist, of Hartford, Conn.

“[Harry T. Burleigh Portrait Collection].” 1915 1939

“Ferdinand Q. Morton portrait collection.” 1930 1945

Brice, Carol, 1916-1985. : 1905 1978 and professor of music, University of Oklahoma, Norman.

Vocal Scores–Selected Individual Works

Note: Additional art songs, including Spirituals, listed under anthologies.

Burleigh, Harry Thacker. “The Absent-Minded Beggar.” [19–?]. ms.

________. “And As the Gulls Soar!” New York: W. Maxwell Music, 1905.

________. “Apart.” New York: Maxwell, 1905.

________. “By the Pool at the Third Rosses.” New York: G. Ricordi, 1916.

________. “Come with me.” New York: G. Ricordi, 1921.

________. “Don’t Yo’ Dream of Turnin’ Back.” New York: G. Ricordi, 1921.

________. “Down by the Sea.” New York: G. Ricordi, 1919.

________. “Dream Land: a Cradle Song.” New York: Maxwell, 1905.

________. “Ethiopia Saluting the Colors.” New York: G. Ricordi, 1915.

________. “The Grey Wolf.” New York: G. Ricordi, 1915.

________. “Hail to the King!” New York: W. Maxwell, 1907.

________. “He Met Her in the Meadow.” New York: G. Ricordi, 1921.

________. “Heigh-ho!” New York: Maxwell, 1904.

________. “He’s Jus’ de Same To-day.” New York: G. Ricordi, 1919.

________. “I L’oe My Jean.” New York: Maxwell, 1904.

________. “I Want to Die While You Love me.” New York: G. Ricordi, 1919.

________. “If Life Be a Dream.” New York: Maxwell, 1904.

________. “In the Great Somewhere.” New York: G. Ricordi, 1919.

________. “Jean.” New York: Maxwell, 1903.

________. “Just a Wearyin’ for You.” New York: Maxwell, 1906.

________. “Just Because.” New York: Maxwell, 1906.

________. “Just My Love and I : Boat Song.” New York: Maxwell, 1904.

________. “Just you.” New York: G. Ricordi, 1915.

________. “Keep a Good Grip on de Hoe.” New York: William Maxwell, 1905.

________. “Little Mother of Mine.” New York: G. Ricordi, 1917.

________. “Love Found the Way.” New York: G. Ricordi, 1922.

________. “Lovely Dark and lonely one.” S.l.: S.n., 1930.

________. “Love’s Dawning.” New York: Maxwell, 1906.

________. “Love’s Pleading.” New York: Maxwell, 1904.

________. “Malay Boat Song.” New York: Maxwell, 1906.

________. “Mammy’s Little Baby.” [New York]: William Maxwell, 1903.

________. “Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal.” New York: Maxwell, 1908.

________. “O Perfect Love: Wedding Song.” New York: Maxwell, 1904.

________. “O Why Art Thou Not Near Me!: Serenade.” New York: Maxwell, 1904.

________. “Oh, My Love.” New York: G. Ricordi, 1919.

________. “Oh! Rock Me, Julie.” New York: G. Ricordi, 1921.

________. “One Day.” New York: Maxwell, 1904.

________. “One year, 1914-1915.” [New York]: G. Ricordi, 1916.

________. “Perhaps.” New York: Maxwell, 1906.

________. “Promis’ Lan’ : a Hallelujah Song.” New York: G. Ricordi, 1917.

________. “Request.” New York: Maxwell, 1905.

________. “The Sailor’s Wife.” New York: G. Ricordi, 1917.

________. “The Soldier.” New York: G. Ricordi, 1916.

________. “Somewhere.” New York: Maxwell, 1907.

________. “Tide.” New York: Maxwell, 1905.

________. “Three Shadows.” New York: G. Ricordi, 1916.

________. “Through Love’s Eternity.” New York: Maxwell, 1906.

________. “Through Peace to Light.” New York: Maxwell, 1905.

________. “The Trees Have Grown So.” New York: G. Ricordi, 1923.

________. “Two Words.” New York: Maxwell, 1908.

________. “Waiting.” New York: Maxwell, 1904.

________. “The Young Warrior.” [Il giovane guerriero]. New York: G. Ricordi, 1915.

Anthologies and Song Cycles

Burleigh, Harry Thacker. Album of Negro Spirituals. New York: Franco Columbo, : ? 1928.

Nobody Knows de Trouble I’ve Seen — Ev’ry Time I Feel de Spirit — Deep River — De Blin’ Man Stood on de Road an’ Cried — Stan’ Still Jordan — By an’ By — Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child — Couldn’t Hear Nobody Pray — De Gospel Train — Weepin’ Mary — Were You There? — Wade in de water

________. Five Songs of Laurence Hope. New York: G. Ricordi, c1915.

Worthwhile — The Jungle Flower — Kashmiri Song — Among the Fuchsias; Till I wake

________. Negro Minstrel Melodies : a Collection of Twenty-five Songs with Piano Accompaniment. Schirmer’s Household Series of Music Books. New York: G. Schirmer, 1910.

________. Passionale: Four Songs for Tenor. New York: G. Ricordi, 1915.

Her Eyes Twin Pools — Your Lips Are Wine — Your Eyes So Deep — The Glory of the Day Was in Her Face

________. Plantation Melodies Old and New. New York: G. Schirmer, 1901.

I Doan’ Want Fu’ t’Stay Hyeah No Longah (R.E. Phillips) — My Lawd’s A-writing Down Time (Phillips) — When de Debble Comes ‘Round (Phillips) — De Blackbird an’ de Crow (Phillips) — My Merlindy Brown (J.E. Campbell) — My Merlindy Brown (Campbell) — Negro Lullaby (Campbell) — An Ante-Bellum Sermon (P.L. Dunbar)

________. Plantation Songs. New York: G. Schirmer, 1902.

Ring, My Bawnjer, Ring (J.E. Campbell) — “You’ll Git Gar in de Mornin’ (F. Stanton)

________. Saracen songs. New York: G. Ricordi, 1914.

Almona — O, Night of Dream and Wonder — His Helmet’s Blaze — I Hear His Footsteps, Music Sweet — Thou Art Weary — This Is Nirvana — Ahmed’s Song of Farewell.

________. The Spirituals of Harry T. Burleigh. Miami, FL: Belwin Mills, 1984.

Ain’t Goin’ to Study War No Mo’ — Balm in Gilead — Behold That Star — By an’ By — Couldn’t Hear Nobody Pray — De Blin’ Man Stood on de Road an’ Cried — De Gospel Train — Deep River — Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel — Don’t Be Weary Traveler — Don’t You Weep When I’m Gone — Ev’ry Time I Feel the Spirit — Give Me Jesus — Go Down in the Lonesome Valley — Go Down Moses — Go Tell It on de Mountains — Hard Trials — Hear de Lambs a-Cryin’ — Heav’n Heav’n — He’s Just de Same Today — I Don’t Feel No-Ways Tired — I Got a Home in a-Dat Rock — I Know de Lord’s Laid His Hands on Me — I Stood on de Ribber ob Jerdon — I’ve Been in de Storm So Long — I Want to Be Ready — John’s Gone Down on de Island — Joshua Fit de Battle of Jericho — Let Us Cheer the Weary Traveler — Little David Play on Your Harp — My Lord What a Mornin’ — My Way’s Cloudy — Nobody Knows de Trouble I’ve Seen — Oh Didn’t It Rain — Oh Wasn’t Dat a Wide Ribber — Oh Peter Go Ring dem Bells — O Rocks Don’t Fall on Me — Ride On King Jesus — Sinner Please Doan Let dis Harves’ Pass — Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child — Stan’ Still Jordan — Steal Away — Swing Low, Sweet Chariot — ‘Tis Me O Lord — Wade in de Water — Weepin’ Mary — Were You There? — You May Bury Me in de Eas’

________. Three Songs. New York: G. Schirmer, 1898.

If You But Knew — Life — A Birthday Song

________. Two poems. New York : G. Ricordi, 1914.

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