From my window in the attic, ev'ry evening when the moon has come to cast [First line of song]

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Names
Sterling, Andrew B (b. 1874) (Lyricist)
Dreyfus, Max (1874-1964) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place Term: New York
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African American men
African American women
Courtship -- 1890-1899
Serenading
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover illustration features African American man dressed in tails with top hat and cane in hand, speaking with an African American woman who is looking out her 2nd story open window in the evening.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Andrew B. Sterling ; music by Max Dreyfus.
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 984e0010-c594-012f-2b20-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "From my window in the attic, ev'ry evening when the moon has come to cast [First line of song]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec50-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "From my window in the attic, ev'ry evening when the moon has come to cast [First line of song]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 18, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec50-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). From my window in the attic, ev'ry evening when the moon has come to cast [First line of song] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec50-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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From my window in the attic, ev'ry evening when the moon has come to cast [First line of song]