Whisper your mother's nameAdditional title: I was sitting, one day, in a gilded café, near a window which look'd on the street. [first line]Additional title: If you should see your sister, do not reproach or blame. [first line of chorus]
NamesCarter, Stanley (Composer)Braisted, Harry (Lyricist)Stewart, Belle (Singer)Jagger, H. C. (Owner)
American popular songs
Sheet music, 1896
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1896Date Issued: 1896Place: New YorkPublisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co.
Library locationsMusic Division
TopicsSongsSeparation (Psychology)PrideReconciliationMothers and daughters
NotesContent: Dealer's stamp on cover at bottom right: The Zeno Mauvais Music Co., 769 Market St., [San Francisco, California].Content: Former owner's signature on cover at top right: H. C. Jagger Jr.; handwritten date at top left: July 1st, .Content: Summary: The narrator looks on the street while sitting in a café, and sees the sad face of his or her sister and recalls mother's words telling not to reproach sister, but to tell how she's been missed and that she's still mother's daughter; the narrator apologize for wounded the sister's pride and says that Mother forgives and that she can now marry Jack.Content: On cover: Beautiful sentimental ballad...sung with tremendous success by Belle Stewart. Cover includes a photograph of Belle Stewart.Statement of responsibility: words by Harry Braisted ; music by Stanley Carter.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of ResourceNotated music
IdentifiersUniversal Unique Identifier (UUID): be957320-c591-012f-308c-58d385a7bc34
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