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Title
At the sound of the sunset gun
Additional title: Carnage and strife, the pleasures of life. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Down in the midst of the fir'ing line. [first line]
Names
Baird, Robert S. (Dedicatee)
Ford, Walter H. (Lyricist)
Bratton, John W. (John Walter) (1867-1947) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Date Issued: 1898
Place: [New York ; Chicago ]
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Soldiers
Death
Military life
Trench warfare
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: No cover.
Content: Dedication: To our dear friend Robert S. Baird.
Statement of responsibility: words by Walter H. Ford ; music by John W. Bratton.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d7c40930-c592-012f-9644-58d385a7bc34
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. "At the sound of the sunset gun" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898 - 1898. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f16c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "At the sound of the sunset gun" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f16c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1898 - 1898). At the sound of the sunset gun Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f16c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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At the sound of the sunset gun