Item Details

The Little Grey Mother, Who Waits All Alone: March Ballad

words by Bernard Grossman ; music by Harry De Costa
Format
Musical Score
Published
New York ; Chicago ; San Francisco ; London : M. Witmark & Sons, c1915.
Language
English
Uniform Title
Little Grey Mother
Description
1 score ([2], 3-4, [2] p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
Notes
  • March for voice and piano.
  • Caption title.
  • First line of text: The toys that brought joy to her little boy.
  • First line of chorus: There's a little grey mother who waits all alone.
  • Cover design: Photograph of Mrs. Mary Maurice, holding an open Bible. Captioned "Mrs Mary Maurice, Vitagraph Player, by permission Vitagraph Company of America."
  • Advertisements at foot of p. [2]-4: Dearie girl, p. [2]; Auntie Skinner's chicken dinner, p. 3; I wish that he was back in Tipperary, p. 4.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Imperfect: Back cover wanting. Front cover stamped "This music sold at Woolworth's ..." and "Donald Snowman." Bruccoli Great War Collection. Gift of Matthew J. Bruccoli, April 14, 2008.
Publisher/plate no.
M. Witmark & Sons (New York, N.Y.) M.W. & Sons 15052-3
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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    a| Caption title.
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    a| First line of text: The toys that brought joy to her little boy.
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    a| First line of chorus: There's a little grey mother who waits all alone.
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    a| Cover design: Photograph of Mrs. Mary Maurice, holding an open Bible. Captioned "Mrs Mary Maurice, Vitagraph Player, by permission Vitagraph Company of America."
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    a| Advertisements at foot of p. [2]-4: Dearie girl, p. [2]; Auntie Skinner's chicken dinner, p. 3; I wish that he was back in Tipperary, p. 4.
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