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Title
My little sweetheart, May
Additional title: Down on the sands near the river, where all the leaves are aquiver. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Two little children were playing one day, alone on the sand near the river. [first line]
Names
Spellan, Gertrude R. (Composer)
Spellan, Gertrude R. (Lyricist)
Titus, Lydia Yeamans (1866?-1929) (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Place: San Francisco ; London
Publisher: Broder & Schlam ; Charles Sheard & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Courtship -- 1890-1899
Waltzes
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Written expressly for and sung with great success by Lydia Yeamans Titus.
Content: Cover includes a photograph of Lydia Yeamans Titus.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Gertrude R. Spellan.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7ba34b10-c590-012f-6b1f-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

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My little sweetheart, May" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895 - 1895. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/66f83907-2c16-5627-e040-e00a18060f29

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My little sweetheart, May" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/66f83907-2c16-5627-e040-e00a18060f29

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1895 - 1895). My little sweetheart, May Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/66f83907-2c16-5627-e040-e00a18060f29

Wikipedia Citation

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My little sweetheart, May