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Title
You're drifting further from me day by day
Additional title: Scarce a year has pass'd, my darling, since we plighted our love troth. [first line of song]
Additional title: You are drifting further from me day by day. [first line of chorus]
Names
Empire Comedy Four (Singer)
Daniels, Charles N. (Charles Neil) (1878-1943) (Composer)
Scott, Frederick H. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: Kansas City
Publisher: Western Music Publishing Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Separation (Psychology)
Man-woman relationships
Interpersonal conflict
Pathos
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover includes thumbnail photographs of the Empire Comedy Four: Louis A. Hanvey, Will Cooley, Clarence K. Welbur, and William Fuller.
Content: On cover: As sung at the Orpheum by the Empire Comedy Four.
Content: Summary: The narrator acknowledges that the relationship with the loved one has not worked out and that they must separate from one another;.
Content: Published as the musical supplement to the Sunday Examiner. [1899]
Statement of responsibility: words by Frederick H. Scott ; music by Charles N. Daniels.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ebbe7710-c595-012f-bc67-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "You're drifting further from me day by day" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef58-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "You're drifting further from me day by day" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 30, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef58-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). You're drifting further from me day by day Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef58-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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You're drifting further from me day by day