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My dream of love
Additional title: I told the sweet old story then, that ever will be new. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: My dream of love, when first we met among the woodland flow'rs. [first line of song]
Schleiffarth, George (d. 1921) (Composer)
Allen, John (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Date Issued: 1905
Place Term: Chicago
Publisher: Victor Kremer
Library locations
Music Division
Love songs
Sexual attraction
Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition
Sheet music
Content : Cover design includes photograph of an unidentified woman with a chain of flowers around her neck.

Content : Pages 3-5 have device in margin observing the Lewis & Clark Centennial, Portland, Oregon, 1905.

Content : Version for contralto or bass, key of C major.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by John Allen ; music by Geo. Schleiffarth.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: 2f808480-c595-012f-a0c1-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

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

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Chicago/Turabian Format

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My dream of love