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Title
A little empty nest
Additional title: It's only a little empty nest. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Thro' the trees and tangled ferns. [first line]
Names
Heelan, Will A. (Lyricist)
Helf, J. Fred (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Date Issued: 1901
Place: New York ; Chicago ; London
Publisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Death
Birds -- Nests
Reminiscing
Mothers and sons
Interpersonal relations
Waltzes
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: A woman with two children playing. [illustration]
Content: On cover: Photograph of Edna May Spooner.
Statement of responsibility: words by Will A. Heelan ; music by J. Fred. Helf.
Date: Copyright date: 1901
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6ef076e0-c598-012f-5e9a-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

  • 1901: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A little empty nest" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901 - 1901. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/933819dc-0fc1-afcf-e040-e00a18061d14

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A little empty nest" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 26, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/933819dc-0fc1-afcf-e040-e00a18061d14

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1901 - 1901). A little empty nest Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/933819dc-0fc1-afcf-e040-e00a18061d14

Wikipedia Citation

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A little empty nest