“BLACKS AND BAYS, DAPPLES AND GRAYS”
COPLAND, Aaron. The Little Horses. (Lullaby). New York: Boosey & Hawkes, circa 1965. Octavo, original self wrappers; pp.7. $250.
Later edition of the piano-vocal sheet music of Copland’s version of a classic American lullaby, signed by Copland above his printed name on the first page of music.
“Copland’s songs are not numerous, but they have established themselves as permanent fixtures in the recitals of American singers” (Staines et al, Classical Music, 111). First published in 1952 in the second volume of Copland’s celebrated Old American Songs. This arrangement by R. Wilding-White is for a female chorus.
A fine signed copy.