Over the hills to Sunlight town

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Title
Over the hills to Sunlight town
Additional title: Over the hills to Sunlight Town, over the hills and away. [first line of song]
Names
Vannah, Kate (1855-1933) (Composer)
Law, Arthur (1844-1913) (Lyricist)
Davis, Jessie Bartlett (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: Boston
Publisher: Louis H. Ross & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Man-woman relationships
Sexual attraction
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover design includes photograph of Jessie Bartlett Davis with the caption: A most charming song, sincerely Jessie Bartlett Davis.
Content: Summary: Over the hills, by the house by the bay, a man awaits the woman he loves.
Content: Version in B flat for soprano or tenor.
Content: Dealer's stamp on cover at bottom center: Andrews' Music House, Bangor, Maine.
Statement of responsibility: words by Arthur Law ; music by Kate Vannah.
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 69f26890-c595-012f-a914-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1855: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1933: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Over the hills to Sunlight town" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-efe3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Over the hills to Sunlight town" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-efe3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). Over the hills to Sunlight town Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-efe3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Over the hills to Sunlight town