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Title
Under the mistletoe bough
Additional title: Colin was only a shepherd lad. [first line]
Additional title: O, Christmas comes but once a year. [first line of chorus]
Names
Smith, Harry B. (Harry Bache), 1860-1936 (Lyricist)
De Koven, Reginald, 1859-1920 (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: Edward Schuberth & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Kissing
Social classes
Christmas
Mistletoes
Betrothal
Musicals
Man-woman relationships
Class consciousness
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Maid Marian. [musical]
Content: On cover: A woman holding a horsewhip. [illustration]
Statement of responsibility: words by Harry B. Smith ; music by Reginald de Koven.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4e4b0e60-c599-012f-d208-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1860: Creator Born
  • 1901: Issued
  • 1936: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Under the mistletoe bough" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9a3657ab-fd42-d07e-e040-e00a18063aaf

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Under the mistletoe bough" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 26, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9a3657ab-fd42-d07e-e040-e00a18063aaf

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1901). Under the mistletoe bough Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9a3657ab-fd42-d07e-e040-e00a18063aaf

Wikipedia Citation

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Under the mistletoe bough