The wreck of the Titanic : piano solo

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Names
Hendrick, Z. A. (Illustrator)
Baltzell, William (Composer)
Collection

Popular instrumental sheet music.

General

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1912
Place Term: Chicago
Publisher: Aubrey Stauffer
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: P.I. (General)
Topics
Lifeboats
Titanic (Steamship)
Smith, Edward John, 1850-1912
Popular music -- United States -- 1911-1920
Program music
Notes
Content : "In memoriam -- To the brave musicians who played the last requiem for the passengers of the Titanic"--on back cover.

Content : A descriptive compostition for piano solo--Printed beneath cover title.

Content : All pages separated and enclosed in plastic; all edges torn; some tears repaired with tape; some corners missing.

Content : Caption title.

Content : Cover illustrated with a drawing, perhaps by Z.A. Hendrick, depicting a life boat full of women in the ocean, the iceberg-ravaged Titanic in the background with other life boats being lowered into the water. Superimposed on the drawing are two photographs?, one of the sinking Titanic, the other, perhaps the luxury liner's captain.

Content : For piano.

Content : National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.

Content : Programatic content notes written between and above the music staves.

Content : Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923

Statement of Responsibility: By William Baltzell.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. of music : ill. ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG00-C145
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14693423
UUID: a5b5ab20-c6b6-012f-394a-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1912: Created
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The wreck of the Titanic : piano solo" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1912. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/83080f52-695c-7c51-e040-e00a1806037c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The wreck of the Titanic : piano solo" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/83080f52-695c-7c51-e040-e00a1806037c

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1912). The wreck of the Titanic : piano solo Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/83080f52-695c-7c51-e040-e00a1806037c

Wikipedia Citation

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The wreck of the Titanic : piano solo