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Title
Way down East
Additional title: There's a spot I have in mind. [first line]
Additional title: Way down East 'mid scented flowers. [first line of chorus]
Names
Burns, John H. (Lyricist)
Burns, John H. (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Place: Boston
Publisher: Atlantic Music Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Reminiscing
Mothers
Homesickness
Man-woman relationships
Pathos
Death and burial
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Village choir [singing group].
Content: Supplement of the New York Journal and Advertiser. April 22, 1900, pp. 5-8.
Content: For the play "Way down east."
Statement of responsibility: words and music by John H. Burns.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 29 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 64303cf0-c597-012f-0d5d-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

  • 1900: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Way down East" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ed4b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Way down East" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ed4b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1900). Way down East Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ed4b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Way down East