When I sat on mother's knee

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Title
When I sat on mother's knee
Additional title: I listened to her lullaby, her proud caress of me. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: In the turn of riper years, when my mind is well at ease. [first line]
Names
Appleby, Pauline (Owner)
Terpinitz, J. E. (Composer)
Warren, Marie (Singer)
Havis, William A. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: Newport, Vt.
Publisher: G.R.E. Kennedy
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Reminiscing
Love, Maternal
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: The latest success as sung by the charming vocalist Marie Warren.
Content: Signature of former owner on cover at top right: Pauline Appleby.
Content: Interlude for piano only (4 bars) after chorus.
Content: Cover includes photograph of Marie Warren wearing a hat.
Statement of responsibility: words by Wm. Havis ; music by J.E. Terpinitz.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e82bec30-c58f-012f-2ed7-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When I sat on mother's knee" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-072c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When I sat on mother's knee" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 26, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-072c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894 - 1894). When I sat on mother's knee Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-072c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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When I sat on mother's knee