When they play "God save the king"

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Title
When they play "God save the king"
Additional title: 'Twas night upon the ocean, as the good ship sped along. [first line of song]
Additional title: To that old tune, you've heard me sing, the only words I know. [first line of chorus]
Names
Morse, Theodore F. (1873-1924) (Composer)
Bryan, Vincent (1883-1937) (Lyricist)
Gilson, Lottie (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: New York
Publisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Soldiers -- British -- 1900-1999
Patriotic music
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: On cover: Sung with great success by the peerless Lottie Gilson. Cover includes photograph of Lottie Gilson.
Content: Summary: On a ship returning with British soldiers, they encounter Americans who use the same tune for a patriotic song [My country 'tis of thee].
Statement of responsibility: words by Vincent P. Brayn ; music by Theo. F. Morse
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6efc3610-c599-012f-c876-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1873: Creator Born
  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 1924: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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When they play "God save the king"