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Title
Blossoms from over the sea
Additional title: Fragrant with breath of the meadows far from whose beauty I roam. [first line]
Additional title: Violets, bluebells, and roses, precious as jewels to me. [first line of chorus]
Names
Skelly, J. P. (Joseph P.) (1853-1895) (Composer)
French, Arthur (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place Term: Philadelphia
Publisher: J.E. Winner
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Lyres
Swans
Separation (Psychology)
Flowers -- 1800-1899
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Summary: The narrator is fond of blossoms which serve as a reminder of home.

Content : Chorus arranged for 4-part chorus (soprano, alto, tenor, bass).

Content : Cover drawing shows a woman leaning against a rock by the sea, a lyre partially hidden at her right side, with two geese at her feet.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Arthur French ; music by J.P. Skelly.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: e58fcf20-c590-012f-1e55-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1853: Creator Born
  • 1895: Creator Died
  • 1896: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Blossoms from over the sea" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc18-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Blossoms from over the sea" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 8, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc18-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). Blossoms from over the sea Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc18-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Blossoms from over the sea