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Slumber sea
Additional title: Bye lo, babykin mine, mother is sailing with thee. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Lullaby ships are waiting for thee, bye lo, babykin, bye lo. [first line]
Chisholm, Myra Augur (Composer)
Chisholm, Myra Augur (Lyricist)
Brehany, Louise M. (Singer)
Brehany, Louise M. (Dedicatee)

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Place: Chicago
Publisher: Bedford Music Company
Library locations
Music Division
Lullabies -- United States
Content: Dealer's stamp on cover: Metropolitan Co., formerly Minneapolis House of W. J. Dyer & Bro., 509-511 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, Minn.
Content: Summary: Lullaby ships wait for baby to take you to slumber.
Content: On cover: Dedicated to, and sung by Louise M. Brehany. Cover includes photograph of Louise M. Brehany in profile.
Content: Version in F major for soprano or tenor.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Myra Augur Chisholm.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9dfb8490-c591-012f-f394-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Slumber sea" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Slumber sea" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 29, 2020.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896). Slumber sea Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Slumber sea