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Title
The goblin man
Additional title: The sun has set beyond the distant hilltops. [first line]
Additional title: When you hear the screech owl in the trees go oo, oo, oo. [first line of chorus]
Names
Jansen, Ben (Composer)
Elliott, Will M. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: [c1900] / 1904
Place: Feist & Frankenthalen ; Leo Feist
Publisher: [Supplement] Music section New York American and Journal, Sunday, March 18, 1906, pp. 5-8.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Bedtime
Children
Goblins
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Dedication: Dedicated to and sung by Morrell and Evans.
Content: On cover: A maid creates hand shadows on the wall while a child in bed watches.
Statement of responsibility: words by Will M. Elliott ; music by Ben Jansen.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 51cae370-c596-012f-04b7-58d385a7bc34
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

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

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The goblin man" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. [c1900] / 1904. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ee85-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The goblin man" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ee85-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. ([c1900] / 1904). The goblin man Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ee85-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The goblin man