Christmas bells are ringing

More Details Cite This Item

Library division & collection with this item:

View this item elsewhere:

Title
Christmas bells are ringing
Additional title: All hail to old Father Christmas again, he only comes once a year. [first line]
Additional title: Christmas bells are ringing, inviting souls to pray. [first line of chorus]
Names
Godwin, Will (Composer)
Godwin, Will (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York
Publisher: Spaulding & Gray
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Bells
Waltzes
Christmas music
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover illustration shows a gathering of bells hung from a tree branch, with both brance and bells lightly covered in snow.
Content: On cover: The great London success.
Content: Summary: Christmas comes only once a year; it's a time to forgive old wrongs, sing carols, and welcome the new year.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Will Godwin.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f0ad42b0-c590-012f-bf91-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Christmas bells are ringing" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc29-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Christmas bells are ringing" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc29-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). Christmas bells are ringing Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc29-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc29-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99 | title= (notated music) Christmas bells are ringing, (1896 - 1896) }} |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=July 19, 2019 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lennox, and Tilden Foundation}}</ref>

Christmas bells are ringing