While the city sleeps

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While the city sleeps
Additional title: When nightfall settles o'er the town, and lights begin to glow. [first line]
Additional title: While the city sleeps, its mighty pulse throbs slow. [first line of chorus]
Selden, Edgar (Lyricist)
Collins, L. R. (Owner)
Selden, Edgar (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Place: [New York]
Publisher: Hamilton S. Gordon
Library locations
Music Division
Cities & towns
Children -- Death
Sheet music
Content: Professional copy: no cover.
Content: Signature of former owner written on caption title: Mrs. L. R. Collins.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Edgar Selden.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d17c2b10-c590-012f-c64b-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "While the city sleeps" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895 - 1895. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-c085-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "While the city sleeps" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 30, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-c085-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1895 - 1895). While the city sleeps Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-c085-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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While the city sleeps