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Title
My dusky queen, good night
Additional title: Come creeping to your window, Dinah. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: In a cabin standing by the riverside. [first line]
Names
Fay, Jack (Lyricist)
Oliver, James B. (Composer)
Bonita (b. 1886) (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Date Issued: 1897
Place: [Chicago]
Publisher: Sol. Bloom
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Betrothal
Love songs
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Music supplement of the New York Journal and Advertiser, Sunday, May 5, 1901, pp. 5-8.
Content: Bonita
Content: Dedicated to Miss Helen Oliver.
Content: On cover: Girl singing with a banjo.
Statement of responsibility: words by Jack Fay ; music by J.B. Oliver.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 620eec60-c592-012f-0f1b-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1897: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My dusky queen, good night" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897 - 1897. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-17fe-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My dusky queen, good night" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-17fe-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1897 - 1897). My dusky queen, good night Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-17fe-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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My dusky queen, good night