The silent violin

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The silent violin
Additional title: His violin is silent now. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: In the little old red school house. [first line]
Gardenier, Ed (Lyricist)
Armstrong, Henry W. (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: New York
Publisher: Chas. Shackford
Library locations
Music Division
New Year
Conflict of generations
Interpersonal conflict
Sheet music
Content: Dedication on cover: Respectfully dedicated to Wm. E. Slafer Esq.
Content: On cover: A older man, asleep, holding a violin. [illustration]
Statement of responsibility: words by Ed. Gardenier ; music by Henry W. Armstrong.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fae545e0-c598-012f-0697-58d385a7bc34
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  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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The silent violin