I Want to See Mamma Once More (Mack, Edward)

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Schissel (2014/4/19)

Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Philadelphia: Lee & Walker, 1874. Plate 14435-3.
Misc. Notes Plate clearly visible in the higher-resolution TIF scan made by the Library of Congress (US-Wc.)
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General Information

Work Title I Want To See Mamma Once More
Alternative. Title Song and Chorus. The Words of Poor Little Charlie Ross.
Composer Mack, Edward
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEM 4
Key B-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2
Text Incipit Two weary eyes that sadly weep
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1874
First Publication. 1874 – Philadelphia: Lee & Walker
Librettist George Cooper
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice, chorus, piano

Misc. Comments

Inspired by the (unsolved) kidnapping of Charles Brewster Ross on July 1 1874.