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Story, Pauline B.

Ring down the curtain, I can't sing tonight! / words by Robt. H. Brennen ; music by Pauline B. Story.

[England?] : [s.n.], [1902?]
Physical Description:
1 score (4 p.) : ill. ; 36 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
M1 .H6+ v. 1 no. 44 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Celia Hopkinson in memory of her father Frederick Herbert Dawson and grandmother Plessy Dawson
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Copyright Status:
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Music (printed)
"I chose the 16th. century text for visual reasons. It is an anonymous manuscript from the Samuel Pepys library, Oxford. It is printed from circuit board film on a copper plate onto marbled paper. ... The front cover is embossed with blocking foil from an etching plate. The elastic is a gesture to hold the pages in place as recipe books never stay open on the right page."--Artist's statement.
First line of text: One ev'ning into a theatre
First line of chorus: Ring down the curtain, I can't sing tonight!
Illustrated cover.
Subject Terms:
Children -- Death -- Songs and music.
Popular music -- 1901-1910.
Songs with piano.
Sheet music.
Lithographs -- 1902.
Brennan, Robert H.

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