How can I wait when she I worship only, friendless and fair, my help may sorely need? [first line]

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Names
Jones, Sidney (1861-1946) (Composer)
Greenbank, Harry (Lyricist)
Coffin, Hayden (1862-1935) (Singer)
Browne, John C. (John Coates) (1838-1918) (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place Term: London
Publisher: Ascherberg, Hopwood & Crew, Ltd.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Love songs
Musicals
Sexual attraction
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : On cover: Sung by Mr. C. Hayden Coffin, also by Mr. John Coates...song from the Japanese musical play The geisha.

Content : Summary: Reginald Fairfax asks how he can wait for the woman he loves; he has not told her how much he loves her and dreams of the future with her.

Content : Version in G major.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Harry Greenbank ; music by Sidney Jones.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 32 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: a2e51f00-c591-012f-31b5-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1861: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1946: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "How can I wait when she I worship only, friendless and fair, my help may sorely need? [first line]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-16ea-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "How can I wait when she I worship only, friendless and fair, my help may sorely need? [first line]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 27, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-16ea-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). How can I wait when she I worship only, friendless and fair, my help may sorely need? [first line] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-16ea-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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How can I wait when she I worship only, friendless and fair, my help may sorely need? [first line]