The picture that is turned toward the wall : pathetic song and chorus

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Title
The picture that is turned toward the wall : pathetic song and chorus

Names
Graham, Charles, composer (Composer)
Collection

Published music

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1891
Place Term: New York
Publisher: M. Witmark
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Music (Sheet) 00-341
Topics
Popular music -- United States -- To 1901
Songs -- United States -- 1891-1900
Genres
Sheet music
Sheet music covers
Notes
Content : Caption title.

Content : First line of refrain: There's a name that's never spoken.

Content : First line of text: Far away beyond the glamor of the city and its strife.

Content : For voice and piano.

Content : National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.

Content : Note by composer on cover: "While witnessing a performance of "Blue Jeans" at the Fourtheen Street Theatre, N.Y., I was vividly impressed with the human pathos and passion so beautifully depicted in the last act. From this I have drawn the theme for "The Picture that is turned toward the wall."

Content : Respectfully dedicated to Mr. Joseph Arthur--Printed above cover title.

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

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Chas. Graham.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (3 p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG00-C88
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14693476
UUID: 4e17ece0-c642-012f-ffe4-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1891: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The picture that is turned toward the wall : pathetic song and chorus" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 6, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ebd9bca-17f9-f467-e040-e00a18060269

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1891). The picture that is turned toward the wall : pathetic song and chorus Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ebd9bca-17f9-f467-e040-e00a18060269

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The picture that is turned toward the wall : pathetic song and chorus