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Title
When the moon comes up behind the hill
Additional title: All you woolley heads, run 'long to bed now. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: De bumble bees am tired of dere buzzin'. [first line]
Names
Dresser, Paul, 1858-1906 (Lyricist)
Dresser, Paul, 1858-1906 (Composer)
Primrose, George (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Place: New York
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Bedtime
Moonlight
Moon
African Americans
Racism
African Americans -- 1900-1909 -- Children
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On title page: When de moon comes up behind de hill.
Content: On cover: Geo. H. Primrose.
Statement of responsibility: by Paul Dresser.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6db49fa0-c597-012f-84af-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

  • 1858: Creator Born
  • 1900: Issued
  • 1906: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When the moon comes up behind the hill" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8a6b2499-411b-b09d-e040-e00a18066fbd

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When the moon comes up behind the hill" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 16, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8a6b2499-411b-b09d-e040-e00a18066fbd

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1900). When the moon comes up behind the hill Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8a6b2499-411b-b09d-e040-e00a18066fbd

Wikipedia Citation

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When the moon comes up behind the hill