If you should see your sister, do not reproach or blame. [first line of chorus]

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Names
Carter, Stanley (Composer)
Braisted, Harry (Lyricist)
Gilson, Lottie (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Separation (Psychology)
Pride
Reconciliation
Mothers and daughters
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : On cover: Beautiful sentimental ballad...sung with tremendous success by Lottie Gilson. Cover includes a photograph of Lottie Gilson.

Content : Summary: The narrator looks on the street while sitting in a café, and sees the sad face of his or her sister and recalls mother's words telling not to reproach sister, but to tell how she's been missed and that she's still mother's daughter; the narrator apologize for wounded the sister's pride and says that Mother forgives and that she can now marry Jack.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Harry Braisted ; music by Stanley Carter.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: c021d6c0-c591-012f-6e38-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

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

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "If you should see your sister, do not reproach or blame. [first line of chorus]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1715-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "If you should see your sister, do not reproach or blame. [first line of chorus]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 26, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1715-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). If you should see your sister, do not reproach or blame. [first line of chorus] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1715-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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If you should see your sister, do not reproach or blame. [first line of chorus]