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Title
A day dream
Additional title: I sat alone on a summer day, and watched the clouds on high. [first line]
Names
Vickers, Geo. M. (George M.) (Composer)
Vickers, Geo. M. (George M.) (Lyricist)
Damrosch, Walter, 1862-1950 (Dedicatee)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Place: Philadelphia, Pa. ; Chicago, Ill.
Publisher: G.W. Bertron
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Conductors
Orchestras
Daydreaming
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Dedication on cover and above caption title: Dedicated to Walter Damrosch. Cover includes photograph of Walter Damrosch and lithograph by H.S.P. of a conductor leading an orchestra.
Content: Dealer's stamp on cover at bottom left: J. H. Reeve, dealer in everything in musical line, teacher of the guitar, banjo & mandolin, 813 Emerson St., Saginaw, Mich.
Content: Summary: The narrator sees an unknown face in a day dream; after wondering why, the narrator assumes it is a mate.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Geo. M. Vickers.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fba27500-c590-012f-9fe8-58d385a7bc34
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
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A day dream" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6d055165-0a14-96df-e040-e00a18061103

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A day dream" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 26, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6d055165-0a14-96df-e040-e00a18061103

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896). A day dream Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6d055165-0a14-96df-e040-e00a18061103

Wikipedia Citation

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A day dream