When pass the good from Earth away

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Title
When pass the good from Earth away
Additional title: Farewell to life! but deathless still thou art for us, from day today! [first line of chorus]
Additional title: When pass the good from earth away, how sweet the lesson which they leave! [first line]
Names
Geibel, Adam (1855-1933) (Composer)
Cooper, George (1840-1927) (Lyricist)
Childs, George William (1829-1894) (Dedicatee)
Hitchcock, C. A. (Copyright holder)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: Hitchcock Publishing House ; National Music Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Death
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Texts of 4 additional verses printed on p. 4 above chorus.
Content: Dedication on cover at top center and above caption title: A tribute to the memory of George W. Childs.
Content: Chorus, to be chanted, arranged for 4 parts (SATB).
Content: Cover includes a photograph of George W. Childs.
Statement of responsibility: words by George Cooper ; melody by Adam Geibel.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e8e40d20-c58f-012f-e728-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1855: Creator Born
  • 1894: Issued
  • 1933: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When pass the good from Earth away" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-072d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When pass the good from Earth away" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 21, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-072d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894 - 1894). When pass the good from Earth away Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-072d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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When pass the good from Earth away