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Title
O fly sweet bird
Additional title: Oh fly away, sweet bird, and take my message, Oh fly swift and sure bird of passage, They fear I am no more [first line]
Additional title: The Isle of Champagne. O fly sweet bird.
Names
Harrison, Louis (1859-1936) (Lyricist)
Furst, William (1852-1917) (Composer)
Byrne, Charles Alfred (1848-1909) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1892

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1892
Date Issued: 1892
Place: New York
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On the cover: Selections from the Comedy Opera success, The Isle of Champagne.
Statement of responsibility: music by William Furst ; words by Charles Alfred Byrne and Louis Harrison.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1d2063a0-c58e-012f-da4b-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

  • 1859: Creator Born
  • 1892: Issued
  • 1936: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "O fly sweet bird" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1892 - 1892. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f313-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "O fly sweet bird" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f313-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1892 - 1892). O fly sweet bird Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f313-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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O fly sweet bird