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The old, old story
Additional title: 'Tis the old, old story, yes, the old, old story, that we read through our tears evermore! [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Panjandrum. Old, old story. [uniform title]
Additional title: Though from thy side, I alas! may be torn. [first line]
Goodwin, J. Cheever (John Cheever) (1850-1912) (Lyricist)
Morse, Woolson (1858-1897) (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co. ; Francis, Day & Hunter
Library locations
Music Division
Sheet music
Content: Stamp of dealer on cover: H. A. French, music dealer, Nashville, Tenn.
Content: On cover: Songs from the comic opera Panjandrum as produced by the De Wolf Hopper Opera Co.
Statement of responsibility: words by J. Cheever Goodwin ; music by Woolson Morse.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b99bf7f0-c58e-012f-afc1-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1850: Creator Born
  • 1893: Issued
  • 1912: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The old, old story" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893 - 1893.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The old, old story" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 16, 2017.

APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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The old, old story