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Castle of dreams
Additional title: Irene. Castle of dreams. Vocal score.
Tierney, Harry, 1890-1965 (Composer)
Royce, Edward, 1870-1964 (Director)
McCarthy, Joseph, 1885-1943 (Lyricist)

Sheet music of songs from various musicals, plays, movies, and television (M.C. file)

Sheet music, 1919.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1919
Place: New York
Publisher: Leo. Feist
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Irene, 1919)
Musical revues & comedies -- United States -- 1911-1920
Montgomery, James, 1882-1966
Day, Edith, 1896-1971
sheet music
Content: Caption title.
Content: Cover portrait of Edith Day in the title role.
Content: First line of refrain: There's a castle in our dreams.
Content: First line of text: We build our castles in the air.
Content: For voice and piano.
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Funding: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Content: "Staged by Edward Royce"--Cover.
Content: "Vanderbilt Producing Co. presents Irene[,] a musical comedy by James Montgomery"--Cover.
Statement of responsibility: lyrics by Joseph McCarthy ; music by Harry Tierney.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (3 p.) : ill. ; 31 cm.
Center seam torn; edges frayed and torn.
Type of Resource
Notated music
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14528547
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 542a6170-c5ff-012f-9705-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1890: Creator Born
  • 1919: Issued
  • 1965: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Castle of dreams" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1919.

Chicago/Turabian Format

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Castle of dreams