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Title
Asleep in the deep
Additional title: Loudly the bell in the old tower rings, biding us list to the warning it brings. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Stormy the night and the waves roll high, bravely the ship doth ride. [first line]
Names
Petrie, H. W. (Henry W.) (1857-1925) (Composer)
Lamb, Arthur J. (1870-1928) (Lyricist)
Rodgers, J. (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Date Issued: 1897
Place: New York
Publisher: F.A. Mills
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Bells
Lighthouses
Drowning
Ocean
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Dedication on cover: Dedicated to Mr. W. Nicholson, Corning, N.Y.
Content: On cover: As sung with success by J. Rodgers. Cover includes a photograph of J. Rodgers.
Content: Version in the key of F major for baritone or contralto.
Content: Summary: On a stormy night, the lighthouse bell can be heard; on a ship are two lovers, unaware of the danger they face; the following day the sun shines, the wreckage lies on the shore, and the two lovers now rest in peace.
Statement of responsibility: words by A.J. Lamb ; music by H.W. Petrie.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d3c41eb0-c591-012f-f818-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1857: Creator Born
  • 1897: Issued
  • 1925: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Asleep in the deep" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897 - 1897. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1732-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Asleep in the deep" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 1, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1732-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1897 - 1897). Asleep in the deep Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1732-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Asleep in the deep