Softly the moon floats thro' the sky. [first line of song]

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Names
Wray, W. A. -- Mrs. (Composer)
Wray, W. A. -- Mrs. (Lyricist)
Nash, Percival B. (Cover designer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Richard A. Saalfield
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Reminiscing
Waltzes
Mothers
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Descriptive subtitle on cover: beautiful sentimental home song.

Content : Cover design by Percival B. Nash has illustration of an elderly woman looking downward.

Content : Summary: The narrator, a woman, stands at the grave of her mother and remembers all her good deed, good advice and love.

Content : Published as the musical supplement to the New York Sunday Pres, Sunday, July 7th, 1901.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Mrs. W.A. Wray
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 7f7710d0-c599-012f-cd90-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Softly the moon floats thro' the sky. [first line of song]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97f4662a-8598-fbef-e040-e00a18061b35

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Softly the moon floats thro' the sky. [first line of song]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 25, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97f4662a-8598-fbef-e040-e00a18061b35

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. Softly the moon floats thro' the sky. [first line of song] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97f4662a-8598-fbef-e040-e00a18061b35

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Softly the moon floats thro' the sky. [first line of song]