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Title
When the blue sky turns to gold
Additional title: Around a distant hill a stream is flowing. [first line of song]
Additional title: My old home upon the hill, and the stream beside the mill. [first line of chorus]
Names
Chattaway, Thurland (1872-1947) (Composer)
Chattaway, Thurland (1872-1947) (Lyricist)
Dudley, J. N., -- Mrs. (Dedicatee)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Howley, Haviland and Dresser
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Sunrises & sunsets
Reminiscing
Homesickness
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover design includes drawing of wooden fence overlooking a grassy area with a house and lake in the distance.

Content : Dedication on cover at top center: Respectfully dedicated to Mrs. J.N. Dudley, Springdale, Conn.

Content : Poor condition.

Content : Summary: The narrator reminisces about his childhood home, mother and girlfriend; now everyone has died and the landmarks of former times have gone, but the memory returns when the sky turns to gold.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Thurland Chattaway
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 68fc9d40-c599-012f-d8e6-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1872: Creator Born
  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 1947: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

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Chicago/Turabian Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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When the blue sky turns to gold