I sat alone on a summer day, and watched the clouds on high. [first line]

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Names
Vickers, Geo. M. (George M.) (Composer)
Vickers, Geo. M. (George M.) (Lyricist)
Damrosch, Walter (1862-1950) (Dedicatee)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place Term: Philadelphia, Pa. ; Chicago, Ill.
Publisher: G.W. Bertron
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Conductors
Orchestras
Daydreaming
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
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
Identifiers
UUID: fba27500-c590-012f-9fe8-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I sat alone on a summer day, and watched the clouds on high. [first line]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc38-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I sat alone on a summer day, and watched the clouds on high. [first line]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc38-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). I sat alone on a summer day, and watched the clouds on high. [first line] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc38-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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I sat alone on a summer day, and watched the clouds on high. [first line]