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Mother Machree
Ball, Ernest R. (1878-1927) (Composer)
De Takacs, Andre C. (Illustrator)
Young, Rida Johnson (Lyricist)
Olcott, Chauncey (1858-1932) (Composer)

Sheet music of songs from various musicals, plays, movies, and television.

Sheet music, 1910.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1910
Place: New York
Publisher: M. Witmark
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Barry of Ballymore, 1910)
Sheet music
Content: Caption title.
Content: Chauncey Olcott's song success in his new production Barry of Ballymore--Cover, printed above portrait of Olcott.
Content: Covers separated; edges torn.
Content: First line of refrain: I love the dear silver that shines in your hair.
Content: First line of text: There's a spot in me heart.
Content: For voice and piano.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: lyric by Rida Johnson Young ; music by Chauncey Olcott & Ernest R. Ball.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (3 p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14693506
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d0e0c1f0-c5fe-012f-9417-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1878: Creator Born
  • 1910: Created
  • 1927: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Mother Machree" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1910.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Mother Machree" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 29, 2016.

APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Mother Machree