Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on the physical format in which short musical compositions, usually for piano or for voice with piano or other chordal instrument, are disseminated. Musical compositions are entered under headings for their form, genre, medium of performance, etc., e.g. Waltzes, Popular music, Piano music.
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Scope and Contents Folder contains a copy of the sheet music "The Ballad of Otto Mears: Pathfinder of the San Juan Mountains" by James G. Schneider, a supplement to the ballad and a letter from James Schneider to Belle Marcus that accompanied the ballad and supplement upon sending. The "Ballad" is a limited edition with a run of 900 copies; this is copy No. 585. The back cover of the sheet music gives some biographical information on Mears and explains the inspiration for the cover art.