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Title
When I sat on mother's knee
Additional title: I listened to her lullaby, her proud caress of me. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: In the turn of riper years, when my mind is well at ease. [first line]

Names
Appleby, Pauline (Owner)
Terpinitz, J. E. (Composer)
Warren, Marie (Singer)
Havis, William A. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place Term: Newport, Vt.
Publisher: G.R.E. Kennedy
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Reminiscing
Love, Maternal
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : On cover: The latest success as sung by the charming vocalist Marie Warren.

Content : Signature of former owner on cover at top right: Pauline Appleby.

Content : Interlude for piano only (4 bars) after chorus.

Content : Cover includes photograph of Marie Warren wearing a hat.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Wm. Havis ; music by J.E. Terpinitz.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: e82bec30-c58f-012f-2ed7-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When I sat on mother's knee" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-072c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When I sat on mother's knee" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 3, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-072c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894 - 1894). When I sat on mother's knee Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-072c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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When I sat on mother's knee