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The blue flame : theme
MacDonald, Ballard (1882-1935) (Lyricist)
Peters, William Frederick (1871-1938 ) (Composer)
Alfred S. Campbell Art Co. (Photographer)

Published music

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1920
Place: New York
Publisher: Shapiro, Bernstein & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Music (Sheet) 99-318
Songs with piano
Songs (High voice) with piano
Bara, Theda, 1885-1955
Hobart, George V. (George Vere), 1867-1926
Willard, John, 1885-1942
Popular music -- United States -- 1911-1920
Sheet music
Sheet music covers
Content: "A.H. Wood presents Theda Bara (herself) in the spoken drama 'The blue flame' by George V. Hobart and John Willard"--Upper left of cover.
Content: "Founded on a play of the same title by Leta Vance Nicholson"--Middle right of cover.
Content: Caption title.
Content: First line of refrain: Little blue flame, your light divine.
Content: First line of text: There is a flame that is lighting our hearts.
Content: For voice and piano.
Content: Full body photograph, by Campbell Studios, of Theda Bara.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: lyric by Ballard MacDonald ; music by Wm. Frederic Peters.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (4 p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14661860
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 02b55ed0-c642-012f-428f-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1882: Creator Born
  • 1920: Issued
  • 1935: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The blue flame : theme" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1920. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8e1ec306-7392-facb-e040-e00a180678ae

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The blue flame : theme" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 23, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8e1ec306-7392-facb-e040-e00a180678ae

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1920). The blue flame : theme Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8e1ec306-7392-facb-e040-e00a180678ae

Wikipedia Citation

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The blue flame : theme