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Just about to fall
Additional title: At that moment let us falter let our thought go trav'ling home. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Have you seen the happy mother when her babe begins to talk? [first line]
Additional title: When she's just about to fall. [alternative title]

Moore, Raymon (Composer)
Moore, Raymon (Singer)
Warman, Cy (1855-1914) (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Howley Haviland & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Human life cycle
Grief -- 1800-1899
Sheet music
Content : Published as the musical supplement to the Sunday Examiner [unidentified city].

Content : Cover includes drawing of Raymon Moore. Cover designer's name at bottom left [illegible].

Statement of Responsibility: [words by Cy Warman ; music by Raymon Moore].
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: 51d7eef0-c58f-012f-5bdb-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Just about to fall