The wreck of the Titanic

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Title
The wreck of the Titanic
Names
Hendrick, Z. A. (Illustrator)
Baltzell, William (Composer)
Collection

Popular instrumental sheet music

General

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1912
Place: Chicago
Publisher: Aubrey Stauffer
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: P.I. (General)
Topics
Lifeboats
Titanic (Steamship)
Smith, Edward John, 1850-1912
Popular music -- United States -- 1911-1920
Program music
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: "In memoriam -- To the brave musicians who played the last requiem for the passengers of the Titanic"--on back cover.
Content: A descriptive compostition for piano solo--Printed beneath cover title.
Content: All pages separated and enclosed in plastic; all edges torn; some tears repaired with tape; some corners missing.
Content: Caption title.
Content: Cover illustrated with a drawing, perhaps by Z.A. Hendrick, depicting a life boat full of women in the ocean, the iceberg-ravaged Titanic in the background with other life boats being lowered into the water. Superimposed on the drawing are two photographs?, one of the sinking Titanic, the other, perhaps the luxury liner's captain.
Content: For piano.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Programatic content notes written between and above the music staves.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: by William Baltzell.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. of music : ill. ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG00-C145
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14693423
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a5b5ab20-c6b6-012f-394a-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

  • 1912: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The wreck of the Titanic" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1912. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/83080f52-695c-7c51-e040-e00a1806037c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The wreck of the Titanic" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/83080f52-695c-7c51-e040-e00a1806037c

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1912). The wreck of the Titanic Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/83080f52-695c-7c51-e040-e00a1806037c

Wikipedia Citation

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The wreck of the Titanic