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Asleep in the deep
Additional title: Loudly the bell in the old tower rings, biding us list to the warning it brings. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Stormy the night and the waves roll high, bravely the ship doth ride. [first line]
Petrie, H. W. (Henry W.) (1857-1925) (Composer)
Lamb, Arthur J. (1870-1928) (Lyricist)
Rogers, John P. (Singer)

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Place: New York
Publisher: F.A. Mills
Library locations
Music Division
Content: Dedication on cover: Dedicated to Mr. W. Nicholson, Corning, N.Y.
Content: Summary: On a stormy night, the lighthouse bell can be heard; on a ship are two lovers, unaware of the danger they face; the following day the sun shines, the wreckage lies on the shore, and the two lovers now rest in peace.
Content: On cover: As sung with success by John P. Rogers. Cover includes photograph of John P. Rogers.
Content: Version in F major for baritone or contralto in the key of F major.
Statement of responsibility: words by A.J. Lamb ; music by H.W. Petrie.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d4932390-c591-012f-72f5-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1857: Creator Born
  • 1897: Issued
  • 1925: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Asleep in the deep" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/7001443a-f529-1b34-e040-e00a1806799c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Asleep in the deep" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 3, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/7001443a-f529-1b34-e040-e00a1806799c

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1897). Asleep in the deep Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/7001443a-f529-1b34-e040-e00a1806799c

Wikipedia Citation

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Asleep in the deep