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Cradle song
Additional title: Oh, lullaby, my baby, The bee has gone to sleep. [first line]
Additional title: Sleep, sleep, sleep, my baby, sleep. [first line of chrous]
Rexford, Eben E. (Eben Eugene) (1848-1916) (Lyricist)
Vannah, Kate (1855-1933) (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place Term: Boston
Publisher: White-Smith Music Publishing Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Lullabies -- United States
Sheet music
Content : Collective cover containing a list of songs by Kate Vannah.

Content : Cover contains stamp of dealer: J. B. Brown Music Co., 642 South Broadway, Los Angeles, Cal.

Content : Cover includes a photograph of Kate Vannah.

Statement of Responsibility: [music] by Kate Vannah ; [words by Eben E. Rexford].
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: 5d288b70-c58e-012f-9d44-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1848: Creator Born
  • 1893: Issued
  • 1916: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Cradle song" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893 - 1893.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Cradle song" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 10, 2016.

APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Cradle song