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Title
Blossoms unfading
Additional title: Blossoms unfading, our life pervading. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Within the vined arbor we lingered that night. [first line]

Names
Estes, J. Edmund (Lyricist)
Estes, Jennie L. (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Place Term: Fall River, Mass.
Publisher: J. Edmund Estes
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Moonlight
Couples
Flowers
Angels -- 1800-1899
Love songs
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Summary: The narrator sits with a girlfriend in an arbor, comparing love to flowers that do not fade; the image remains the same even in their old age.

Content : Cover shows illustration of a man and woman seated by a wall heavily covered with flowering bushes and vines; in the background can be seen the moon over a plain with trees. Three cherubs carrying flowers adorn the illustration.

Content : Text of lyrics printed on page [2].

Statement of Responsibility: Words by J. Edmund Estes ; music by Jennie L. Estes.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: e62368e0-c590-012f-8b0c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Blossoms unfading" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6c8bcae4-1f0f-f51e-e040-e00a18061290

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Blossoms unfading" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 30, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6c8bcae4-1f0f-f51e-e040-e00a18061290

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896). Blossoms unfading Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6c8bcae4-1f0f-f51e-e040-e00a18061290

Wikipedia Citation

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Blossoms unfading