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Title
What will the answer be?
Additional title: Strolling alone in the twilight, down thro a daisy lit dell. [first line of song]
Additional title: Two in a daisy dell, under a shady tree. [first line of chorus]
Names
Fisher, E. S. (Cover designer)
Bennett, Mark (Lyricist)
Rich, Albert L. (Composer)
Martin, George T. (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: Boston
Publisher: G.W. Setchell
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Questioning
Waltzes
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover design by E.S. Fisher includes a floral pattern.
Content: On cover: The reigning success of the season; sung by the famous tenor G.T. Martin. Cover includes a photograph of George T. Martin.
Content: Summary: The narrator sees two lovers talking, and wonders how will the woman respond to the man's questions.
Statement of responsibility: words by Mark Bennett ; music by Albert L. Rich.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c4534640-c595-012f-b067-58d385a7bc34
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. "What will the answer be?" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef6d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "What will the answer be?" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef6d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). What will the answer be? Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef6d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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What will the answer be?