The Venetian boat song

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The Venetian boat song
Additional title: The boatmen are calling, stali! stali! [first line]
Blumenthal, Jacques (Composer)
Merivale, Herman Charles (1839-1906) (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: Boston
Publisher: Boston Post
Library locations
Music Division
Venice (Italy)
Gondolas -- Italy -- Venice
Sheet music
Content: Printed as the music supplement of the Boston Sunday Post, June 10, 1894.
Content: Cover illustration shows a drawing, signed by Barker, of a Venetian gondola on the water, with Venice in the background.
Content: On cover: One of the most charming songs of the day.
Statement of responsibility: written by Herman Le Merivale ; music by Jacques Blumenthal.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 32 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dd301d00-c58f-012f-1bea-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The Venetian boat song" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894.

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The Venetian boat song