We could hear the darkies singing, as she said farewell to me [First line of chorus]

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Names
Carter, Stanley (Composer)
La Porte sisters (Singer)
Braisted, Harry (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place Term: New York ; Chicago; London
Publisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Death
Betrothal
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover illustration in blue, green, brown and orange of river with trees in foreground; inset of photograph of the La Porte Sisters.

Content : On cover: a first night hit with the superlative La Porte Sisters.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Harry Braisted ; music by Stanley Carter.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 852b7f40-c594-012f-ed6f-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

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

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "We could hear the darkies singing, as she said farewell to me [First line of chorus]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec8a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "We could hear the darkies singing, as she said farewell to me [First line of chorus]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 21, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec8a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). We could hear the darkies singing, as she said farewell to me [First line of chorus] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec8a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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We could hear the darkies singing, as she said farewell to me [First line of chorus]