C. A. White

Timeline of works

  • [n.d.]
    Irving's Canadian Series. Five Cent Music for Voice and Piano. The Fisherman and His Child.
    Place & Publisher The Toronto News Company (Limited) Toronto
    Subjects:Children, Girls, Drowning victims, Storms, Prayer, Fathers & children, Religion, Comfort
  • [n.d.]
    Irving's Canadian Series. Five Cent Music for Voice and Piano. The Fisherman and His Child.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Co., 516 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Children & adults, Rescues, Drowning victims, Storms, Prayer, Fathers & children, Religion, Comfort
  • [n.d.]
    I'se Gwine Back to Dixie. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher W.F. Shaw Philadelphia
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Travel, Dogs, Forests, Families, Dialects, Ethnic stereotypes
  • [n.d.]
    Moonlight on the Lake. Quartette.
    Place & Publisher Richard A. Saalfield, 41 Union Square New York
    Subjects:Happiness, Recreation, Leisure
  • [n.d.]
    Lullaby Baby, Up On A Tree Top.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Co., 516 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Children sleeping, Mothers & children, Love
  • [n.d.]
    Beyond the Clouds. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Mothers & children, Families, Dreaming, Death, Drapery, Sadness
  • 1851
    That Little Church Around the Corner. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Carriages & Coaches, Couples, Dogs, Fences, Nostalgia, Death
  • 1851
    That Little Church Around the Corner. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Carriages & Coaches, Couples, Dogs, Fences, Nostalgia, Death
  • 1865
    Quadrille Millitaire, "Les Hussards."
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson & Co., 277 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Ballroom dancing, Couples, Military officers
  • 1867
    Consolidation Medley, or, Hurrah for Uncle Sam [quotes various popular songs, e.g., Rally 'Round the Flag Boys, Hail Columbia, and Yankee Doodle].
    Place & Publisher S. Brainard's Sons Cleveland
    Subjects:Nonsense songs, Patriotism, Courtship & love, Families
  • 1868
    Dora Lane.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Farewells, Love, Sadness
  • 1868
    O'er the Dark Blue Sea. Quartette.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson & Co., 277 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Sailboats, Yachts
  • 1869
    Mother, Take Me Home Again. Ballad.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298, 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Domestic life, Mothers & children, Homecomings, Fathers & children, Children playing, Dolls, Parlours, Nostalgia, Comfort
  • 1869
    Shew Fly Quadrille. Introducing the Highly Popular Melody, "Shew Fly, Don't Bother Me!" [includes dance figures]
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington Street Boston
    Subjects:
  • 1869
    Gone Before. Answer to "Ring the Bell Softly."
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Death, Symbols, Religion, Heaven
  • 1869
    Three Beautiful Home Songs. No. 2. Mother, Take Me Home Again.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Children praying, Shoes, Mothers & children, Death, Religion
  • 1869
    Put Me in My Little Bed.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Children praying, Beds, Dolls, Mothers & children, Death, Families, Religion
  • 1870
    Put Me in My Little Bed. The Cradle Song of America. 245th Edition.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Children praying, Mothers & children, Death, Families, Religion
  • 1870
    Alone in the World.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Homeless persons, Poor persons, Stairs & stairways, Nostalgia, Mothers & children, Blizzards, Distress
  • 1870
    Put Me in My Little Bed.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Children praying, Beds, Dolls, Mothers & children, Death, Families, Religion
  • 1870
    Two New Quartettes. 2. Sunset.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Farms, Mountains, Sunrises & sunsets, Haystacks, Cattle, Carts & wagons, Bodies of water, Dwellings, Occupations
  • 1870
    Down With the Mormons!
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington Street Boston
    Subjects:Patriotism, Campaigns & battles
  • 1870
    Come Birdie Come. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Company, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Children, Girls, Dwellings, Trees, Nature
  • 1870
    Home by the River. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Bodies of water, Moonlight, Cliffs, Mountains, Boats, Couples, Homecomings, Contentment
  • 1871
    Father Pray With Me To Night. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Fathers & children, Bedrooms, Gaslight fixtures, Death, Spouses, Grief
  • 1871
    Now 'Tis Bed Time. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Bedrooms, Chimneypieces, Mothers & children, Girls, Dogs, Pets, Mirrors, Portraits, Prayer
  • 1871
    Will You Meet Me By the Stile Annie. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Portraits, Fences, Haystacks, Courtship
  • 1871
    Little Snow Shite Blossoms. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Forests, Couples, Courtship, Walking
  • 1871
    Wreath of Songs. Please Let My Brother Go. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Co. Boston
    Subjects:Children sleeping, Mothers & children, Storms, Snow, Lampposts, Crimes, Police stations, Families, Orphans, Abandoned children, Homeless children, Poor persons
  • 1871
    Mother Take Me Home Again. Revised Edition. 75th Thousand. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 2398 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Families, Porches, Hobby horses, Pets, Dogs, Children playing, Children swinging, Nostalgia, Homesickness
  • 1871
    Wreath of Songs. Please Let My Brother Go. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Children sleeping, Mothers & children, Storms, Snow, Lampposts, Crimes, Police stations, Families, Orphans, Abandoned children, Homeless children, Poor persons
  • 1871
    Mother Take Me Home Again. Revised Edition. 40th Thousand.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Porches, Families, Children reading, Children playing, Dogs, Pets, Children swinging, Domestic life, Nostalgia, Time, Aged persons, Sadness
  • 1871
    Kissing Sunbeams! Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Windows, Mothers & children, Chairs, Symbols, Death, Religion
  • 1871
    Save the Boy.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Children misbehaving, Fire hydrants, Fences, Children smoking, Juvenile delinquents, Mothers & children, Death, Orphans
  • 1871
    Lead Us Not Into Temptation.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Children praying, Mothers & children, Death
  • 1871
    Save the Boy.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Children misbehaving, Fire hydrants, Fences, Children smoking, Juvenile delinquents, Mothers & children, Death, Orphans
  • 1871
    C.A. White's Secular Quartetts for Mixed and Male Voice. 4. Dancing O'er the Waves (Barcarole).
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298, 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Sailors, Happiness
  • 1871
    Little Em'ly.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Beaches, Waterfronts, Ships, Fathers & children, Lighthouses, Girls, Homecomings, Poor persons, Prayer
  • 1871
    'Twas Milking Time. Ballad.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St Boston
    Subjects:Couples, Gates, Carts & wagons, Cattle, Country life, Courtship, Love
  • 1872
    Gilmore's Triumphant March.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Portraits
  • 1872
    O Whisper That You Love Me Darling.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Couples, Courtship, Guitars, Drapery, Windows, Chairs
  • 1872
    Homeless To Night.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Castles & palaces, Fires, Firefighters, Fire engines & equipment, Children, Homeless persons, Death, Orphans
  • 1872
    Cup of Woe, or, Now and Then. Duett for Tenor and Bass.
    Place & Publisher White-Smith Music Publishing Co. Boston
    Subjects:Eathing & drinking, Alcoholic beverages, Intoxication, Families, Spouses, Death, Temperance
  • 1872
    Kiss Me and I'll Go To Sleep, or, Forgive Me Father Dear, Forgive Me.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Parlors, Oil lamps, Clocks & watches, Mothers & children, Dolls, Spouses, Deathbed, Religion
  • 1872
    The Old Home Ain't What It Used To Be. Companion Song to the "Old Folks at Home."
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Company, 516 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Log cabins, Steamships, Waterfronts, Aged persons, Slavery, Emancipation, Freedmen, Emotion--pain
  • 1872
    Homeless To Night.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Castles & palaces, Fires, Firefighters, Fire engines & equipment, Children, Homeless persons, Death, Orphans
  • 1872
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    The Old Home Ain't What It Used To Be. Companion Song to the "Old Folks at Home."
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Company, 516 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Log cabins, Steamships, Waterfronts, Aged persons, Slavery, Emancipation, Freedmen, Emotion--pain
  • 1872
    Homeless To Night.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Castles & palaces, Fires, Firefighters, Fire engines & equipment, Children, Homeless persons, Death, Orphans
  • 1872
    Far From Home. Song.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Company, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Sadness, Umbrellas, Windows, Carriages & Coaches, City & town life, Spires, Homeless persons, Orphans, Prayer
  • 1872
    Kitty May. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Portraits, Children, Death, Grief
  • 1872
    The Gates Wide Open. Sequel to How the Gates Came Ajar. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Company, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Stairs & stairways, Silhouettes, Night, Angels, Heaven, Death, Comfort
  • 1872
    Two Little Heads Lay Side By Side. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Children sleeping, Dolls, Love
  • 1873
    Little Sunshine, or, The Child of Misfortune. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:City & town life, Snow, Lampposts, Poor persons, Children, Girls, Homeless persons, Distress, Orphans
  • 1873
    The Wolf is on the Hill. A Hunting Quartette for Male Voices.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Company, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Wolves, Moon, Trees, Hunters, Hunting
  • 1873
    Little Sunshine, or, The Child of Misfortune. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:City & town life, Snow, Lampposts, Poor persons, Children, Girls, Homeless persons, Distress, Orphans
  • 1873
    Rollicking Dollie Day. Humorous Song.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Co., 516 Washington Street Boston
    Subjects:Portraits, Bows (Archery), Courtship, Sports
  • 1873
    Come Rise With the Lark. Quartette. Male Voices.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Company, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Castles & palaces, Mountains, Birds, Waterfronts, Gondolas, Musicians
  • 1873
    Kiss Me Sweet! or, Two Little Birds in the Morning. Companion to Two Little Heads Lay Side By Side. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Children kissing, Girls, Families
  • 1874
    I'se Gwine Back To Dixie. Song & Chorus. Companion to "Old Home Aint What it Used to Be."
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Company Boston
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Aged persons, Dogs, Travel, Homecomings, Cotton plantations, Domestic life, Families, Prayer, Ethnic stereotypes, Dialects
  • 1874
    Sweet Katie the Pride of Tralee. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Company, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Portraits, Love, Immigrants, Homesickness
  • 1874
    The Old Home Ain't What It Used To Be. Companion Song to the "Old Folks at Home."
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Company, 298 & 300 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Log cabins, Steamships, Waterfronts, Aged persons, Slavery, Emancipation, Freedmen, Emotion--pain
  • 1874
    The Old Man Ain't What He Used to Be. Companion to The Old Home Ain't What It Used To Be. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Company Boston
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Banjos, Children, Dancing, Aged persons, Palm trees, Time, Death, Ethnic stereotypes, Dialects
  • 1875
    Song of the Texan Ranger. Buck Skin Sam.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Company, 516 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Portraits, Prairies, Sunrises & sunsets, Patriotism, Nationalism, Horses, Campaigns & battles, The Alamo, Slogans
  • 1875
    Decoration Day. The Brave, Noble, and True.
    Place & Publisher White-Smith Music Publishing Co., 32 West Street Boston
    Subjects:Cemetaries, Children, Spouses, Tombs & sepulchral monuments, Soldiers, War casualties, Patriotism, Grief
  • 1875
    The Old Log Cabin in the Dell. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Company, 516 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Slave quarters--interiors, Deathbeds, Angels, Slavery, Emancipation, Freedmen, Symbols--death, Emotion--pain, Ethnic stereotypes, Dialects
  • 1876
    Weeping for Lost Ones, or, Brooklyn Fire. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Company, 516 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Portraits, Firefighters, Disasters, Theaters, Death, Grief
  • 1877
    I'll See That Your Grave is Kept Green. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Co., 516 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Cemetaries, Widows, Grief, Churches, Tombs & sepulchral monuments, Death, Human life cycle, Time
  • 1877
    'Twas the Master That Knocked at the Door. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Comp'y, 516 Washington Street Boston
    Subjects:Portraits, Death, Biblical references, Heaven, Memorial works
  • 1879
    I'se Gwine to Leave Old Dixie. Companion to "I'se Gwine Back to Dixie."
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Company, 516 Washington Street Boston
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Families, Log cabins, Children, Aged persons, Carts & wagons, Dogs, Spouses, Poor persons, Emotion--pain, Ethnic stereotypes, Dialects
  • 1879
    Homeless To Night.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Perry, 516 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Bodies of water, Windows, Families, Children swinging, Blizzards, Ships, Piers & wharves, Bedrooms, Fathers & children, Mothers & children, Stairways, Couples, Castles & palaces, Fires, Firefighters, Fire engines & equipment, Children, Homeless persons, Death, Orphans
  • 1880
    C.A.White's Secular Quartettes for Male Voice. Jingle Bells. Sleighing Quartette.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Co. Boston
    Subjects:Angels, Sleds & sleighs, Recreation, Happiness, Winter, Friendship, Love, Snow
  • 1880
    A Bird From O'er The Sea. Waltz Song.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Company Chicago
    Subjects:Beaches, Clipper ships, Absences, Love, Homecomings, Sailors, Happiness
  • 1881
    Uncle Tom's Gwine to Stay [Uncle Tom's answer to Liza when she asked him to run away].
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Company Chicago
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Aged persons, Log cabins, Slavery, Slave trade, Symbols--death
  • 1881
    My Love's a Rover. Companion to "When the Leaves Begin to Turn." Waltz Song.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Company Chicago
    Subjects:Portraits, Firearms, Courtship
  • 1881
    Rock-a-bye Baby, Up On a Tree Top. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Co., 516 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Children sleeping, Lullabyes, Infants
  • 1881
    Rock-a-bye Baby, Up On a Tree Top. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Co., 516 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Children sleeping, Lullabyes, Infants
  • 1881
    Uncle Tom's Gwine to Stay [Uncle Tom's answer to Liza when she asked him to run away].
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Company Chicago
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Aged persons, Log cabins, Slavery, Slave trade, Symbols--death
  • 1882
    The Old Miser. Descriptive Song For Bass or Contralto.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Company Chicago
    Subjects:Aged persons, Money, Angels, Satan, Prayer
  • 1883
    Marguerite. Romanza.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Co. Boston
    Subjects:Flowers, Courtship, Unrequited love, Dancers
  • 1884
    Please Sell No More Drink To My Father. Temperance Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Co. Boston
    Subjects:Barrooms, Fathers & children, Bartenders, Intoxication, Poor persons, Distress
  • 1884
    Please Sell No More Drink To My Father. Temperance Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Co. Boston
    Subjects:Barrooms, Fathers & children, Bartenders, Intoxication, Poor persons, Distress
  • 1885
    O Tell Us Merry Birds. Song.
    Place & Publisher White-Smith Music Publishing Co., 62 & 64 Stanhope Street Boston
    Subjects:Portraits, Seasons
  • 1885
    Take Me Back Again Mavourneen. Song.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Company Boston
    Subjects:Couples, Sailors, Parks, Bridges, Bodies of water, Courtship, Distress
  • 1885
    Baby Fingers on My Cheek. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Company Boston
    Subjects:Mothers & children, Angels, Death, Aged persons
  • 1887
    Good By, Old Cabin Home. Solo, Duet, and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Company, 516 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Log cabins, Couples, Aged persons, Emancipation, Ethnic stereotypes, Dialects
  • 1887
    Spread Out Your White Sails.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Co., 516 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Clipper ships, Lighthouses, Sailors, Love, Brides, Homecomings
  • 1888
    Oclemena. Song.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Co. New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Native Americans, Native dress, Unrequited love, Deception, Grief
  • 1890
    Mehitable Jones. Character Song. Chorus Ad Lib. From Opera of Alvin Gray.
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Co., 8 E. 17th St. New York
    Subjects:Dwellings, Doors & doorways, Sleeples, Fences, Windows, Portraits, Dancing, Single women, Bachelors, Courtship, Marriage
  • 1890
    Turkeys in the Tree Tops. Character Duett. Barytones [sic].
    Place & Publisher White, Smith & Co., 32 West St. cor. Mason Boston
    Subjects:Dancing, Aged persons, Holidays, Celebrations, Food
  • 1891
    It Matters Not, or Both Sides of Life. Motto Song.
    Place & Publisher White-Smith Music Publishing Co., 62 & 64 Stanhope St. Boston
    Subjects:Depression, Eating & drinking, Happiness, Optimism