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Alma dear
Additional title: Alma dear! Alma dear! Say you love me little darling do not fear. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: See the clover buds are pringing far and near. [first line]
Couturier, Ernst Albert (Composer)
Abbott, Frank (Lyricist)
Gellert, Sophie (Dedicatee)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Place Term: New York ; London
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co. ; Charles Sheard & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Love songs
Sheet music
Content : Dedication on cover and above caption title: Dedicated to Miss Sophie Gellert.

Content : Cover includes drawings of a vase of flowers and a close up on an individual flower.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Frank Abbott ; music by E.A. Couturier.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: fb3093c0-c58f-012f-51d0-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Alma dear" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895 - 1895.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Alma dear" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 27, 2015.

APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Alma dear