The green above the red

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Title
The green above the red
Additional title: Far away in grand array, the Irish soldiers fight. [first line]
Additional title: Fighting not for flag or country, fighting not because it's just. [first line of chorus]
Names
Dresser, Paul (1858-1906) (Lyricist)
Dresser, Paul (1858-1906) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Date Issued: 1900
Place: New York
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Imperialism
South African War, 1899-1902
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Africa
Soldiers -- Irish -- 1900-1999
Arms & armament -- British -- South Africa -- Transvaal -- 1900-1909
Soldiers -- British -- South Africa -- Transvaal -- 1900-1909
National liberation movements
Marches (Voice with piano)
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Paul Dresser; flags.
Statement of responsibility: by Paul Dresser.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 32 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 61adc5f0-c596-012f-7f57-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1858: Creator Born
  • 1900: Issued
  • 1906: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The green above the red" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900 - 1900. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ee9d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The green above the red" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ee9d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1900 - 1900). The green above the red Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ee9d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The green above the red