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Could you but know how well I loved you

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Title
Could you but know how well I loved you
Additional title: Could you but know how well I loved you. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Time will come when you'll remember, the promise you made long ago. [first line]
Names
Hall, A. M. (Composer)
West, Arthur (Lyricist)
Gilson, Lottie (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York
Publisher: A.M. Hall
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Flowers
Separation (Psychology)
Deception -- 1800-1899
Love songs
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Sung by Lottie Gilson in vaudeville. Cover includes portrait photograph of Lottie Gilson.
Content: Printed as supplement to the New York Journal & Advertiser, September 16, 1900, pages 5-8.
Content: Summary: The narrator speaks to her boyfriend telling him that she knew he was false, but she had love for him; she wonders if he'll ever remember her.
Statement of responsibility: words by Arthur J. West ; music by A.M. Hall.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f5be64f0-c590-012f-3f56-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1900: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Could you but know how well I loved you" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900 - 1896. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc30-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Could you but know how well I loved you" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 26, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc30-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1900 - 1896). Could you but know how well I loved you Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc30-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Could you but know how well I loved you