Midnight serenade

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Midnight serenade
Additional title: High above, pale gleams the lamp of love; the twilights first born star [First line of song]
Additional title: Let us go my love, oh let us go where stately lillies sleep by moonlit waters deep [First line of chorus]
Additional title: Sister Mary. Midnight Serenade [uniform title]
McDonough, Glen (Lyricist)
Irwin, May (1862-1938) (Actor)
Loftus, Cissie (b. 1876) (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place: Boston ; New York; [etc.]
Publisher: White-Smith Music Publishing Co.
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Sheet music
Content: On cover: sung by May Irwin in her latest comedy success, "Sister Mary."
Content: Photograph of May Irwin on cover.
Statement of responsibility: words by Glen McDonough ; music by Cissie Loftus.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 25062720-c595-012f-06ad-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Midnight serenade" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebc1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Midnight serenade" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 27, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebc1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). Midnight serenade Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebc1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Midnight serenade