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Title
Excepting Jack
Additional title: In a little country village, lived a farmer and his wife. [first line]
Additional title: When ev'ning shadows fell upon the dear old place. [first line of chorus]
Names
De Vere, William (1844-1904) (Dedicatee)
Loraine, William (b. 1869) (Composer)
Palmer, John F. (Lyricist)
Witmark, Julius P. (1870 or 1871-1929) (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Separation (Psychology)
Reconciliation
Broken homes
Problem children
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Dedication above caption title: Respectfully dedicated to Wm. Devere [i.e. De Vere].
Content: Descriptive subtitle on cover: A story of everyday life.
Content: On cover: Introduced and sung with great success by Julius P. Witmark of Hoyt's "A trip to Chinatown" co. Cover includes a profile photograph of Julius P. Witmark.
Content: Additional chorus arranged for 4-part chorus, printed in chorus score on p. 5.
Content: Summary: In a country village lived a farmer and his wife and three boys; Jack, the "black sheep" of the family, leaves. Years later he returns and the family is reuinited.
Statement of responsibility: words by John F. Palmer ; music by Wm. Loraine.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 10cb7230-c591-012f-5c94-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1844: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1904: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Excepting Jack" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc55-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Excepting Jack" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 24, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc55-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). Excepting Jack Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc55-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Excepting Jack