The little builder

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The little builder
Additional title: Idle dreams by baby darling A B C's and nothing more. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: There's the sweetest little builder hard at work upon the floor. [first line]
Gardner, F. (Lyricist)
Couchois, G. J. (Composer)
Brehany, Louise M. (Singer)
Brehany, Louise M. (Dedicatee)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: Chicago
Publisher: Hazen Music Company
Library locations
Music Division
Lullabies -- United States
Mothers & children
Sheet music
Content: On cover: picture of Louise M. Brehany.
Content: Dedication: Dedicated to Miss Louise M. Brehany; Chicago Ills.
Statement of responsibility: words by F. Gardner ; music by G.J. Couchois.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5552a560-c591-012f-6816-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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The little builder