You're drifting further from me day by day

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Title
You're drifting further from me day by day
Additional title: Scarce a year has pass'd, my darling, since we plighted our love troth. [first line of song]
Additional title: You are drifting further from me day by day. [first line of chorus]
Names
Empire Comedy Four (Singer)
Daniels, Charles N. (Charles Neil) (1878-1943) (Composer)
Scott, Frederick H. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: Kansas City
Publisher: Western Music Publishing Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Separation (Psychology)
Man-woman relationships
Interpersonal conflict
Pathos
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover includes thumbnail photographs of the Empire Comedy Four: Louis A. Hanvey, Will Cooley, Clarence K. Welbur, and William Fuller.
Content: On cover: As sung at the Orpheum by the Empire Comedy Four.
Content: Summary: The narrator acknowledges that the relationship with the loved one has not worked out and that they must separate from one another;.
Content: Published as the musical supplement to the Sunday Examiner. [1899]
Statement of responsibility: words by Frederick H. Scott ; music by Charles N. Daniels.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ebbe7710-c595-012f-bc67-58d385a7bc34
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

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

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "You're drifting further from me day by day" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef58-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "You're drifting further from me day by day" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 25, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef58-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). You're drifting further from me day by day Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef58-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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You're drifting further from me day by day