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Title
The moth and the flame
Additional title: At a gay reception. [first line]
Additional title: The moth and the flame played a game. [first line of chorus]
Names
Taggart, George H. (Lyricist)
Witt, Max S. (Composer)
Mora, Helene (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Date Issued: 1898
Place: New York
Publisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Deception
Betrothal
Love songs
Waltzes
Man-woman relationships
Interpersonal conflict
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Handwriting on cover: Burlington, Vt., To Mama: with all my love, Fasiss[?].
Content: On cover: Helene Mora; chuch interior, wedding.
Statement of responsibility: words by George Taggart ; music by Max S. Witt.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 844d9a00-c593-012f-6081-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1898: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The moth and the flame" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898 - 1898. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f060-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The moth and the flame" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f060-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1898 - 1898). The moth and the flame Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f060-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The moth and the flame