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A day dream
Additional title: I sat alone on a summer day, and watched the clouds on high. [first line]
Vickers, Geo. M. (George M.) (Composer)
Vickers, Geo. M. (George M.) (Lyricist)
Damrosch, Walter (1862-1950) (Dedicatee)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: Philadelphia, Pa. ; Chicago, Ill.
Publisher: G.W. Bertron
Library locations
Music Division
Sheet music
Content: Dedication on cover and above caption title: Dedicated to Walter Damrosch. Cover includes photograph of Walter Damrosch and lithograph by H.S.P. of a conductor leading an orchestra.
Content: Dealer's stamp on cover at bottom left: J. H. Reeve, dealer in everything in musical line, teacher of the guitar, banjo & mandolin, 813 Emerson St., Saginaw, Mich.
Content: Summary: The narrator sees an unknown face in a day dream; after wondering why, the narrator assumes it is a mate.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Geo. M. Vickers.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fba27500-c590-012f-9fe8-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

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

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A day dream" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A day dream" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 10, 2016.

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A day dream