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Time will tell
Additional title: Long years ago, two lovers quarrled. [first line]
Additional title: Time will tell alone. [first line of chorus]
Miller, Harry S. (Lyricist)
Petrie, H. W. (Henry W.) (1857-1925) (Composer)
Karl, Richard (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Date Issued: 1897
Place: New York ; Chicago ; [etc.]
Publisher: Petrie Music Company
Library locations
Music Division
Man-woman relationships
Interpersonal conflict
Sheet music
Content: On cover: Richard Karl.
Content: Dedication: Respectfully inscribed to the Five Bells.
Statement of responsibility: words by Harry S. Miller ; music by H.W. Petrie.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b2a86650-c592-012f-2fd3-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

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

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Time will tell" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897 - 1897.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Time will tell" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 24, 2016.

APA Format

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Time will tell