I wish that you were here to-night

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Title
I wish that you were here to-night
Additional title: I wish that you were here tonight. [first line]
Additional title: I wish that you were here, my love. [first line of chorus]
Names
Stirling, Georgia A. (Dedicatee)
Dresser, Paul (1858-1906) (Lyricist)
Dresser, Paul (1858-1906) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York
Publisher: Howlley, Haviland & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Ballads, American
Reminiscing
Man-woman relationships
Desire
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Dedicated to Miss Georgia A. Stirling.
Content: On cover: picture of a woman holding a man's photo.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Paul Dresser.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 44064880-c591-012f-d34e-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I wish that you were here to-night" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-c089-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I wish that you were here to-night" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 7, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-c089-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). I wish that you were here to-night Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-c089-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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I wish that you were here to-night