The New York Public Library is now offering grab-and-go service at 50 locations as part of our gradual reopening. Find a location near you, and learn about our remote resources.

For thee alone

More Details Cite This Item

Library division & collection with this item:

View this item elsewhere:

Title
For thee alone
Additional title: For thee alone the stars their vigil keep. [first line]
Additional title: Light of my soul! I worship at thy shrine. [first line of chorus]
Names
Blythe, Will (Lyricist)
Blythe, Will (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Place: Newark, N.J.
Publisher: Chas. W. Boughton
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Love songs
Desire
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Dedication: To my ideal.
Content: On cover: "The success of 1895. 5,000 copies already sold."
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Will Blythe.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 27bd3c10-c58f-012f-4346-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "For thee alone" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-0608-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "For thee alone" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 28, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-0608-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894). For thee alone Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-0608-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-0608-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99 | title= (notated music) For thee alone, (1894) |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=October 28, 2020 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations}}</ref>

For thee alone