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Title
Wait till I come again
Additional title: Alone on the beach a maiden sat, her eyes were filled with tears. [first line]
Additional title: Wait till I come again, my love I'll adore thee the same. [first line of chorus]
Names
Meech, Geo. T. (Composer)
Meech, Geo. T. (Lyricist)
Shepard, Burt (Performer)
Sweeney, Tom E. (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1890

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1890
Date Issued: 1890
Place: Chicago, Ill.
Publisher: National Music Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Separation (Psychology)
Minstrel music
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On t.p.: Sung nightly with great success by Tom E. Sweeney, the leading tenor of Burt Shepard's minstrels.
Content: Cover illustration shows a woman playing the flute seated among branches with flowers and buds, along with birds listening to the music.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Geo. T. Meech.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 78d08bd0-c58d-012f-0dd3-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1890: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Wait till I come again" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1890 - 1890. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4f6a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Wait till I come again" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 20, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4f6a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1890 - 1890). Wait till I come again Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4f6a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Wait till I come again