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Names
Johnson, James Weldon (1871-1938) (Lyricist)
Cole, Bob (1868-1911) (Lyricist)
Johnson, J. Rosamond (John Rosamond) (1873-1954) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Place Term: New York ; Chicago ; London
Publisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Battlefields
Pride
Flags -- American -- 1900-1909
Patriotic music
Marches (Voice with piano)
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Stamp on cover: Property of Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc. Music library.

Content : Dedication: Respectfully dedicated to Sergeant Carney of the 54th Mass.

Content : On cover: Fife and drum trio marching. [illustration]

Content : Descriptive subtitle: Patriotic march song.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by J. W. Johnson & Bob Cole ; music by Rosamond Johnson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: cfb006f0-c598-012f-26d3-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • : Place
  • 1871: Creator Born
  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 1938: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When the cry came "Off to war!" [first line]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/95cfbdba-7358-f935-e040-e00a18060af1

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When the cry came "Off to war!" [first line]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 26, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/95cfbdba-7358-f935-e040-e00a18060af1

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. When the cry came "Off to war!" [first line] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/95cfbdba-7358-f935-e040-e00a18060af1

Wikipedia Citation

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When the cry came "Off to war!" [first line]