The midnight serenade

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Title
The 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]
Names
Irwin, May (1862-1938) (Actor)
McDonough, Glen (Lyricist)
Loftus, Cissie (b. 1876) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place: [New York]
Publisher: New York Journal & Advertiser
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Moonlight
Night
Courtship
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Musical supplement to the New York Journal and Advertiser, November 26, 1899.
Content: On cover: sung by May Irwin in her latest laughing success "Sister Mary" at the Bijou Theatre B'Way & 31st St. New York.
Content: Photograph of May Irwin on cover.
Statement of responsibility: words by Glen McDonough ; music by Cissie Loftus.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 25959980-c595-012f-c7bc-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

  • 1862: Creator Born
  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1938: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The midnight serenade" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebc2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The midnight serenade" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 19, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebc2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). The midnight serenade Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebc2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The midnight serenade