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Title
Your voice
Additional title: I heard a voice one night beside the river, one summer night far off in golden years. [first line]
Additional title: It was your voice that spoke to me, your voice that thrilled me through. [first line of chorus]
Names
Ferber, Richard (Composer)
Weatherly, Frederic Edward (1848-1929) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: The S. Brainard's Sons Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Rivers
Love songs
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Dedication above caption title: Respectfully dedicated to Mrs. W. F. Albright.
Content: Cover illustration shows a modestly dressed woman looking out over a river in the background.
Content: Summary: The narrator recalls one night hearing a voice next to a river and is thrilled by the sound, and heard of its passion; that was your voice. That night has passed, and though you come no more, the narrator recalls your voice with the same thrill.
Content: Version in C major.
Statement of responsibility: words by Frederic E. Weatherly ; music by Richard Ferber.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c9eb7ce0-c591-012f-1808-58d385a7bc34
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
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Your voice" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1724-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Your voice" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 23, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1724-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896). Your voice Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1724-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Your voice