The wood nymph's song

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The wood nymph's song
Additional title: List how the crickets sing unto thee. [first line]
Abbott, William W. (Composer)
Richey, Isabel (1863-) (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: Lincoln, Neb.
Publisher: Crancer & Curtice Pub. Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Lullabies -- United States
Sheet music
Content: Cover includes photograph of Isabel Richey.
Content: Summary: The narrator mentions crickets, stars, daisies, lillies, and zephyrs to put baby to sleep. An angel will come and create a bed of feathers in which baby will sleep.
Statement of responsibility: words by Isabel Richey ; music by W.W. Abbott.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c4e42e70-c591-012f-b7a7-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

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

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The wood nymph's song" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896.

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The wood nymph's song