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Title
For old glory
Additional title: For they'll know no north nor south, they'll know no east nor west, but they'll all know the one land of all lands the best. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Is it true fair Columbia's star has set to rise no more? [first line]
Names
Morton, Dorothy (19th cent.) (Singer)
Furst, William, 1852-1917 (Composer)
Goodwin, J. Cheever (John Cheever), 1850-1912 (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Place: New York
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Portraits
Patriotic music
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover includes reproduction of the painting "Washington Crossing the Delaware" by Emanuel Leutze; cover border includes red stripes and blue stars in imitation of American flag.
Content: On cover: Sung by Dorothy Morton [of the] Whitney Opera Co. at the Heradl Square Theatre, N.Y.
Content: Each page of music contains patriotic illustrations of American life.
Content: Published as the musical supplement to the New York Journal and Advertiser, February 27, 1898.
Statement of responsibility: words by J. Cheever Goodwin ; music by William Furst.
Date: Copyright date: 1897
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0d857170-c592-012f-f7b1-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1898: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "For old glory" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1784-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "For old glory" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 15, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1784-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1898). For old glory Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1784-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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For old glory