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Title
The darkies' cradle song
Additional title: Close your eyes, my "Honey," and we'll ride away. [first line]
Names
H. G. W. (H. G. Wheeler) (Lyricist)
Wheeler, J. W. (James W.) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place: Boston
Publisher: The B.F. Wood Music Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African Americans
Lullabies -- United States
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Version in A major.
Statement of responsibility: words by H.G. Wheeler ; music by J.W. Wheeler.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5f0c6580-c58e-012f-4705-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1893: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The darkies' cradle song" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893 - 1893. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f4b3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The darkies' cradle song" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 27, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f4b3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1893 - 1893). The darkies' cradle song Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f4b3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The darkies' cradle song