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Title
I met her at the ball
Additional title: rightly the lights shone on faces fair. [first line]
Additional title: I met her at the ball, waltz'd with her first that night. [first line of chorus]

Names
Lamont, Carrie (Singer)
White, D. L. (Composer)
White, D. L. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place Term: Boston
Publisher: White-Smith Music Pub. Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Courtship -- 1890-1899
Waltzes
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover contains two monochrome drawings: 1) a couple seated by a curtain with moonlight in the background; 2) a young woman dressed in evening clothes.

Content : Introduction to song is suggestive of Chopin's Waltz in E flat, Op. 18.

Content : Cover contains stamp: Sung with great success by R. J. Jose, with Geo. Thatcher's comic opera, "Africa."

Content : On cover: Dedicated to the charming soubrette Carrie Lamont.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by D.L. White.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 8263cf80-c58e-012f-2af2-58d385a7bc34
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. "I met her at the ball" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893 - 1893. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f4ea-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I met her at the ball" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 3, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f4ea-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1893 - 1893). I met her at the ball Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f4ea-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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I met her at the ball