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A psalm of life

Creator/Contributor:
Lindsay, M., Miss, creator, composer.
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882, author.
Lindsay, Henry, (Maria Marryat), Mrs, dedicatee.
W. Cornish (Firm), lithographer.
Place Of Origin:
England
London :
Publisher:
Robert Cocks & Co., New Burlington St., publishers to the Queen,
Creation Date:
[between 1853 and 1856?]
Extent:
1 score ([2], 5, [1] pages) : color illustrations ; 37 cm
Language:
English
Genre:
notated music
Publishers' advertisements.
Songs.
Art music.
Scores.
Musical settings
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Subjects:
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth--Psalm of life--Musical settings
Songs (Medium voice) with piano
Places:
England--London
Notes:
For solo voice and piano.
Early issue: later editions after 1958 use Miss Lindsay's married name, Mrs. J. Worthington Bliss).
Cover title.
From poem: Voices of the night. Psalm of life / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. See Poetical works of Longfellow, Cambridge edition, 1975, page 2.
"Dedicated to Mrs. Henry Lindsay".
Publication date inferred from advertisements from reviews and advertisements from 1953-1956, see Lancet, Musical times, Church and state gazette.
Advertisement: Robert Cocks & Co.'s musical publications, page [4] of cover.
Also published as a vocal duet with piano.
First line of text: Tell me not, in mournful numbers.
"Ent. Sta. Hall"
Cover illustration: decorative border design with vignettes, one of which includes the text to the King James version of St. Matthew XXV, verses 34-36.
Cover illustration signed: W. Cornish Litho, 63 Bartholomew Close.
English words.
Staff notation.
Electronic reproduction. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard College Library Digital Imaging Group, 2017.
Attribution:
words by H.W. Longfellow ; music by Miss M. Lindsay.
Repository:
Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library, Harvard University
Record ID:
990146598950203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990146598950203941/catalog