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The swallows
Additional title: I have open'd wide my lattice, letting in the laughing breeze that is telling happy stories. [first line]
Bingham, Clifton (1859-1913) (Lyricist)
Cowen, Frederic H. (Frederic Hymen), Sir (1852-1935) (Composer)
Florence, Evangeline (1873-1928) (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Place: New York
Publisher: Boosey & Co., Ltd.
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Music Division
Sheet music
Content: On cover: Sung by Miss Evangeline Florence.
Content: Version in A major.
Statement of responsibility: words by Clifton Bincham ; music by Frederic H. Cowen.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 32 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): adb87e40-c590-012f-681d-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1859: Creator Born
  • 1895: Issued
  • 1913: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The swallows" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 24, 2016.

APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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The swallows