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The Angelus
Additional title: Serenade. Angelus. [uniform title]
Additional title: The Angelus sounds from the convent bells like a dear voice, low and tender. [first line]
Smith, Harry Bache (1860-1936) (Lyricist)
Herbert, Victor (1859-1924) (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Date Issued: 1897
Place: New York, [etc.]; Boston, [etc.]
Publisher: Edward Schubert & Co. ; Carl Fischer, Inc.
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Music Division
Sheet music
Content: Cover includes images set in Middle Ages; on top: a man in front of a castle singing while playing a lute; on bottom: a gathering of monks holding music and singing.
Content: Summary: The bells of the convent ring for the Angelus calling people to prayer.
Content: On cover: The Serenade comic opera performed by the famous Bostonians.
Statement of responsibility: words by Harry B. Smith ; music by Victor Herbert.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cec683a0-c591-012f-4033-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1860: Creator Born
  • 1897: Issued
  • 1936: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The Angelus" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897 - 1897.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The Angelus" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 30, 2017.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1897 - 1897). The Angelus Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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The Angelus