The sweet voice in the choir

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Names
Lawry, M. B. (Composer)
Lawry, M. B. (Lyricist)
Hailey, K. S. (Owner)
Fisher, E. S. (Illustrator)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place Term: Boston, Mass.
Publisher: The Vivian Music Publishing Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Choirs (Music)
Separation (Psychology)
Organ (Musical instrument)
Family reunions
Fathers and daughters
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Former owner's signature on cover at top right: K. S. Hailey.

Content : Cover drawing by E. S. Fisher shows a man playing at a large organ; an inset shows a woman holding music and singing.

Content : Summary: A stranger wanders in a church, thinking of his far away family; he is entranced by a voice in the choir. Wanting to see the person with the voice, he discovers it is Estelle, his daughter. He asks about her mother, but the child say that she died which is why she was searching for her father. Now united, father and daughter will not separate.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by M.B. Lawry.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: a8e6d800-c591-012f-a49f-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The sweet voice in the choir" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-16f4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The sweet voice in the choir" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 2, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-16f4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). The sweet voice in the choir Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-16f4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The sweet voice in the choir