Tell mother not to worry

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Title
Tell mother not to worry
Additional title: A troop of soldier marching by the little village square. [first line of song]
Additional title: Tell mother not to worry when I am far away. [first line of chorus]
Names
Myll, Louis (Composer)
Myll, Louis (Lyricist)
Parker, Frank (Cover designer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: Myll Bros.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Soldiers
Separation (Psychology)
Mothers and sons
Fathers and sons
Genres
Vocal scores with piano
Notes
Content: Cover design by Frank Parker includes drawing of a mother and her soldier son.
Content: On cover: Composed expressly for the New York Sunday World.
Content: Published as: The Sunday World Album of ten great original songs, part 6; supplement to the New York World. Sunday, Oct. 8, [1899].
Content: Summary: A troop of soldiers marches through the town square; a man stops to greet his departing son, now a soldier, saying that he fought wars but is now too old; he asks the son to console his mother that, although far away, he'll not forget her.
Statement of responsibility: by Louis Myll.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b0b01340-c595-012f-ff96-58d385a7bc34
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. "Tell mother not to worry" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-efa0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Tell mother not to worry" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 24, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-efa0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). Tell mother not to worry Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-efa0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Tell mother not to worry