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Dream of the ball
Additional title: Oh! how the strains of sweet music ring. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Weary and lonely one midsummer eve. [first line]
Krell, W. H. (William H.) (1873-1933) (Composer)
Krell, W. H. (William H.) (1873-1933) (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: The S. Brainard's Sons Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Balls (Parties)
Dating (Social custom)
Social dancing -- 19th century
Sheet music
Content: Cover illustration is a reproductions of a painting showing mostly women in an elegant ballroom with chandaliers. Some are seated talking to one another, others are dancing with men.
Content: On cover: As played with great success by Fitzgerald's orchestra, Chicago.
Content: Cover includes S. Brainard's Sons Co. addresses in New York, Chicago, and London.
Statement of responsibility: by W.H. Krell.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 29098430-c590-012f-6d26-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1873: Creator Born
  • 1895: Issued
  • 1933: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Dream of the ball" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895 - 1895.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Dream of the ball" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 6, 2016.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1895 - 1895). Dream of the ball Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Dream of the ball