Don't give up the old love for the new

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Title
Don't give up the old love for the new
Additional title: Don't give up the old love for the new. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Jim and Nell were sweethearts ever since they went to school. [first line]
Names
Thornton, James (1861-1938) (Composer)
Thornton, James (1861-1938) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: [New York]
Publisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Separation (Psychology)
Reconciliation
Soldiers -- American
Love songs
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Professional copy, lacking cover.
Content: Summary: Jim and Nell are sweethearts in love; Jim finds a new love while Nell is heartbroken but hopefull; years later Jim becomes a soldier and Nell a Red Cross nurse; Nell finds Jim dying on the battlefield and recalls to him her words of hopeful reconciliation.
Statement of responsibility: written and composed by James Thornton.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0145be40-c591-012f-f6eb-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

  • 1861: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1938: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Don't give up the old love for the new" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc40-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Don't give up the old love for the new" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 23, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc40-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). Don't give up the old love for the new Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc40-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Don't give up the old love for the new