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Title
The girl you dream about
Additional title: That's the girl you dream about, when you awake she's gone. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Here's only one girl I could love, and she's the world to me! [first line]
Names
Stahl, Richard (1860?-1899) (Composer)
Stahl, Richard (1860?-1899) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1900
Date Issued: 1896
Place Term: New York
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Love songs
Waltzes
Musicals
Sexual attraction
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover illustration (copyright 1900 by American Lithographic Co., N.Y.) shows a seated woman, pausing while sewing, to look at a bird in a birdcage which rests on a window sill along with 5 flower pots. In front of her is a spinning wheel; the top and bottom border of the picture is adorned with fllowers.

Content : Dealer's stamp on cover at bottom right: W. H. Rider, 605 Warren St., Hudson, N. Y., 304 Wall St., Kingston, N. Y.

Content : Summary: The narrator is in love with and idolizing the idea of a woman and dreams about her.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Richard Stahl.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 16780af0-c591-012f-178c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The girl you dream about" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1900. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc5d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The girl you dream about" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 12, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc5d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1900). The girl you dream about Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc5d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The girl you dream about