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Names
Early, John W. (Singer)
Petrie, H. W. (Henry W.) (1857-1925) (Composer)
Lamb, Arthur J. (1870-1928) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Copyright Date: 1897
Date Issued: 1898
Place Term: New York
Publisher: [Julie C. Petrie]
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Bells
Sailing ships
Lighthouses
Sea horses
Drowning
Ocean
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : On cover: Sung by John W. Early with J. H. Haverly's American-European Minstrels'.

Content : Cover includes a photograph [by Husser?] of a lighthouse set against breaking waves; cover also includes images of three-mast sailing ships and seahorses.

Content : Published as the musical supplement of The New York Journal and Advertiser, December 10, 1898.

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.

Content : Version in F major for baritone or contralto.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Arthur J. Lamb ; music by H.W. Petrie.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: d623c440-c591-012f-b320-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1897: Copyright date (Approximate)
  • 1897: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Asleep in the deep" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897 - 1898. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1735-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Asleep in the deep" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 24, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1735-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1897 - 1898). Asleep in the deep Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1735-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Asleep in the deep