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Title
When the light is turned away down low
Additional title: Gazing through a veil of years at her you most adore. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Have you ever sat and pondered in the evening all alone when the light is turned away down low. [first line]
Names
Klaw, Marc (1858-1936) (Dedicatee)
Spaulding, George L. (1864-1921) (Lyricist)
Spaulding, George L. (1864-1921) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York
Publisher: Spaulding & Gray
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Daydreaming
Visions
Parent and child
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover includes reproduction of a painting showing a man seated in front of a fireplace, with a little girl standing next to him. A vision of a woman is seen above the fireplace.
Content: Dedication above caption title: To my friend Marc Klaw, New Rochelle, N.Y.
Content: Summary: Have you ever daydreamed of people you have known from the past; the narrator dreams of a vision of someone he loved when his child gets his attention, and he realizes the vision was his wife, the child's mother.
Statement of responsibility: written and composed by G.L. Spaulding.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bc6e1cd0-c591-012f-ed2c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1858: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1936: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When the light is turned away down low" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1711-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When the light is turned away down low" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 1, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1711-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). When the light is turned away down low Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1711-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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When the light is turned away down low