Those wedding bells shall not ring outAdditional title: A sexton stood one Sabbath eve within a belfry grand. [first line]Additional title: Those wedding bells must not ring out, she is another's bride. [first line of chorus]
NamesComer, Imogene (Singer)Rising, Will S. (Singer)Mora, Helene (Singer)Mackay, Julie (Singer)Libbey, J. Aldrich (1864-1925) (Singer)Simpson, Alfred L. (Singer)Maxwell, Joseph (d. 1930) (Singer)Held, Charles W. (Copyright holder)Rosenfeld, Monroe H. (Lyricist)Rosenfeld, Monroe H. (Composer)
American popular songs
Sheet music, 1896
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1896Date Issued: 1896Place: Brooklyn, N.Y.Publisher: Chas. W. Held
Library locationsMusic Division
NotesContent: Summary: During a wedding ceremony, a person in the audience stops the ceremony and claims the bride-to-be is already married; the sexton and audience are stunned; the sexton tries to continue but then another man comes forward and claims she will not marry because he is her husband. He then stabs the bride dead and kills himself, while his dying words resound in the sad audience's ears.Content: On cover: Illustrated and sung by [followed by 6 photographs of people who have sung the song, their names printed on images of bells:] Imogene Comer; Will S. Rising; J. Aldrich Libbey; Joseph B. Maxwell & Alfred L. Simpson; Julie Mackey; Helene Mora. Includes reproduction of Helene Mora's signature.Statement of responsibility: words and music by Monroe H. Rosenfeld.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of ResourceNotated music
IdentifiersUniversal Unique Identifier (UUID): af7a7780-c591-012f-a1fa-58d385a7bc34
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