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Title
Olcott's lullaby
Additional title: Go to sleep my darling go to sleep I pray. [first line of song]
Additional title: Romance of Athlone. Olcott's lullaby. [uniform title]
Additional title: Then go to sleep my darling, you have nothing to fear. [first line of chorus]
Names
Olcott, Chauncey (1858-1932) (Lyricist)
Olcott, Chauncey (1858-1932) (Composer)
Kennedy, Olive (Dedicatee)
Kennedy, Marian (Dedicatee)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Lyres
Lullabies -- United States
Musicals
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover design includes drawing of a woman in robes carrying a lyre.
Content: Dedication above caption title: To my little friends Olive & Marian Kennedy.
Content: Summary: Lullaby for a child.
Content: On cover: Songs introduced by Chauncey Olcott in his new production of A romance of Athlone.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Chauncey Olcott.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 58662b40-c595-012f-ff02-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1858: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1932: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Olcott's lullaby" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f023-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Olcott's lullaby" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 19, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f023-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). Olcott's lullaby Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f023-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Olcott's lullaby