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Title
To me you're a baby, dear
Additional title: A mother whose eyes beamed brightly with love, sat rocking her babe to sleep. [first line]
Additional title: Sleep gently, sweetheart, my love, my life! [first line of chorus]
Names
Abeles, Edward S. (Composer)
Abeles, Edward S. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Lullabies -- United States
Children -- Death
Infants
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Summary: A mother rocks her baby to sleep, her face beaming love; she sings a lullaby whenever the baby wakes or go to sleep, even when she is in pain at the doctor's prediction of the baby's death.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Edward S. Abeles.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b1a5d0e0-c591-012f-349a-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. "To me you're a baby, dear" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1701-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "To me you're a baby, dear" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 27, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1701-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). To me you're a baby, dear Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1701-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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To me you're a baby, dear