My wild Irish rose

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My wild Irish rose
De Takacs, Andre C. (Illustrator)
Olcott, Chauncey (1858-1932) (Composer)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: M. Witmark
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Music (Sheet) 00-328
Sheet music
Sheet music covers
Content: Cameo portrait of Chauncey Olcott on cover.
Content: Cover illustrated by De Takacs.
Content: Covers separated; edges torn.
Content: First line of chorus: My wild Irish rose, the sweetest flow'r that grows.
Content: First line of text: If you listen, I'll sing you a sweet little song.
Content: For voice and piano.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Chauncey Olcott.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (3 p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14693498
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 434bbea0-c642-012f-b54c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My wild Irish rose" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My wild Irish rose" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 26, 2016.

APA Format

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My wild Irish rose