Singing the dear little baby to sleep

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Title
Singing the dear little baby to sleep
Additional title: Bye-o-bye baby. [alternative title]
Additional title: Bye-o-bye, baby rest on my arm. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: You will take good care of your little sister, Tom. [first line]
Names
Armstrong, Paul B. (Composer)
Scott, Clara H. (1841-1897) (Lyricist)
Bennett, William H. (Owner)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York
Publisher: McKinley Music Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Lullabies -- United States
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover includes drawing of a night scene at a lake with trees, with the moon shining.
Content: Summary: When the narrator, Tom, and his sister were young, their mother was called away to attend to her ill grandfather; mother told Tom to sing baby a lullaby; now the sister is grown and has a child of her own to which she sings the same lullabye.
Content: Former owner's signature on cover at top center: William H. Bennett.
Statement of responsibility: story by Clara Scott ; music by Paul B. Armstrong.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9c97ec50-c591-012f-69e7-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Singing the dear little baby to sleep" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-16e2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Singing the dear little baby to sleep" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 27, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-16e2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). Singing the dear little baby to sleep Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-16e2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Singing the dear little baby to sleep