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Title
Only tired (my own song)
Additional title: Oh gently Lord oh gently lead us thro' this lonely vale of tears. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: oft and low I heard them singing, and I saw the angels too, and I heard the gatebells ringing, as I to them nearer drew. [first line]
Names
White, C. A. (Charles Albert), 1832-1892 (Composer)
White, C. A. (Charles Albert), 1832-1892 (Lyricist)
Kronberg, S. (Dedicatee)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1890

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1890
Place: Boston, Ma.
Publisher: White, Smith Music Publishing Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Angels
Fatigue
Melancholy
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Illustration on t.p. in color showsa well-dressed woman looking pensive, seated in a garden containing trees and sculpture. In the sky above is a crown flanked by singing angels.
Statement of responsibility: by C.A. White.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 32 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10826013
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21740362
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 63ddd0a0-c58d-012f-c654-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1832: Creator Born
  • 1890: Issued
  • 1892: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Only tired (my own song)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1890. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5f30a07a-c092-e561-e040-e00a18060eb0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Only tired (my own song)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 22, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5f30a07a-c092-e561-e040-e00a18060eb0

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1890). Only tired (my own song) Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5f30a07a-c092-e561-e040-e00a18060eb0

Wikipedia Citation

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Only tired (my own song)