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That is love
Additional title: Love, sweet love, is the poet's theme, love, sweet love, is the young swain's dream. [first line]
Additional title: See a mother gazing on her baby boy, with ecstatic look and heart that thrills with joy. [first line of chorus]
McGlennon, Felix (1856-1943) (Composer)
De Vere, Aubrey (1814-1902) (Arranger)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1890

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1890
Date Issued: 1890
Place: Chicago, Ill.
Publisher: National Music Co.
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Sheet music
Content: Cover illustration shows a woman playing a lute sitting at the base of a tree in a bucolic scene with grass in foreground and a lake in the background. Cherubs (or cupids) watching or listening, some walking on a path, some lying in the grass, one perched on the tree, and one standing nearby. A stork is in the background.
Content: On t.p.: The latest success : That is love : beautiful emotional song.
Statement of responsibility: arranged by Aubrey de Vere.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 731a8ca0-c58d-012f-79f5-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1856: Creator Born
  • 1890: Issued
  • 1943: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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That is love