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Title
Olcott's home song
Additional title: Home, home, home, oh, that word so dear.
Additional title: You ask me why tears arise. [first line]
Names
Olcott, Chauncey (1858-1932) (Lyricist)
Olcott, Chauncey (1858-1932) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Reminiscing
Home
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Subtitle: Look to that old spot.
Content: From the play, "The minstrel of Clare."
Content: On cover: picture of Chauncey Olcott.
Statement of responsibility: written and composed by Chauncey Olcott.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 82e65e50-c591-012f-ecd5-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1858: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1932: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Olcott's home song" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-16bb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Olcott's home song" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-16bb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). Olcott's home song Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-16bb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Olcott's home song