There'll be no wedding here today

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Title
There'll be no wedding here today
Additional title: There'll be no wedding here today, the good old Parson said. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: While passing by a village church one morning long ago. [first line]
Names
Bowers, Thos. M. (Lyricist)
Bowers, Thos. M. (Composer)
Allgeyer, R. H. (Arranger)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: Houston, Texas
Publisher: Thos. M. Bowers Music Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Weddings
Telegrams
Waltzes
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover includes 3 drawings: 1) a woman carrying a letter; 2) a seated man with his head in his hand; 3) a telegram reading: "I'm going to join a convent Jack. Forge the past and me." signed Katie.
Content: Summary: The narrator passes a church and hears lovely organ music for a wedding; but the Parson explains there will be no wedding; the bride has sent a telegram saying that she's joining a convent.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Thos. M. Bowers.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): acc56e10-c591-012f-ab15-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "There'll be no wedding here today" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-16fa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "There'll be no wedding here today" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 27, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-16fa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). There'll be no wedding here today Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-16fa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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There'll be no wedding here today