Dream on little soldier boy

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Dream on little soldier boy
Additional title: Yip, yip, Yaphank. Dream on, little soldier boy. Vocal score.
Berlin, Irving (1888-1989) (Composer)

Sheet music of songs from various musicals, plays, movies, and television.

Sheet music, 1918.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1918
Place: New York
Publisher: Waterson, Berlin & Snyder : I. Berlin
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Yip-yip-Yaphank, 1918)
Sheet music
Content: Center seam torn and repaired with tape; edges frayed and torn.
Content: First line of refrain: Dream on little soldier boy.
Content: First line of text: When darkness comes and the soldier goes to the land of dreams.
Content: For voice and piano.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Content: Words and music by Sergeant Irving Berlin, staged by Private Wm. Smith--Cover.
Content: A military musical 'mess' cooked up by the boys of Camp Upton--Cover.
Content: Caption title.
Statement of responsibility: words by Jean Havez ; music by Irving Berlin.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (4 p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14530128
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 45ccaa30-c5ff-012f-0cb4-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1888: Creator Born
  • 1918: Created
  • 1989: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Dream on little soldier boy" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1918. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-c2a6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Dream on little soldier boy" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 26, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-c2a6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1918). Dream on little soldier boy Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-c2a6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Dream on little soldier boy