The dance was nearly over, and as I left the hall. [first line]

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Names
Carter, Stanley (Composer)
Braisted, Harry (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Date Issued: 1897
Place Term: [Nw York]
Publisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Pride
Waltzes
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Ownership : Gift of the Columbia Broadcasting System Inc., [1974].

Content : Photostat, lacking cover.

Content : Summary: While leaving a social dance, the narrator overhears a couple arguing; the man says he can't marry now because it would offend his father; the woman cries that she gave up everything for him, and that if he's untrue, to tell her; the man relents and promises to marry her tomorrow; if his father turns him out, he's get a home for them both.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Harry Braisted ; music by Stanley Carter.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 30 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: d8c58600-c591-012f-b532-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1897: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The dance was nearly over, and as I left the hall. [first line]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897 - 1897. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1739-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The dance was nearly over, and as I left the hall. [first line]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1739-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1897 - 1897). The dance was nearly over, and as I left the hall. [first line] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1739-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The dance was nearly over, and as I left the hall. [first line]