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Mamma's love songs
Additional title: Ay your head baby on mamma's soft breast, heigh-ho for the land of dreams. [first line]
Additional title: Sleep my little one, dream my little one. [first line of chorus]
Post, Lily (Singer)
Arden, Mildred Lorna (Dedicatee)
Owen, Anita (Composer)
Arden, Edwin Hunter (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place Term: Chicago
Publisher: The S. Brainard's Sons Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Mothers & children
Sheet music
Content : Cover has drawings of a mother and children and infants of various ages.

Content : Above caption title: Lovingly dedicated to Mildred Lorna Arden.

Content : On cover: A lullaby as sung by Miss Lily Post.

Ownership : Gift of the Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc. Property stamp on cover.

Content : Version in G major for soprano.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Edwin Hunter Arden ; music by Anita Owen.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: a779e460-c58e-012f-4432-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1893: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Mamma's love songs" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893 - 1893.

Chicago/Turabian Format

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Mamma's love songs