Live But One Moment! (Turner, Joseph W.)

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Publisher. Info. Boston: Henry Tolman & Co., 1865. Plate 5062.
Misc. Notes 2nd-highest resolution (highest would produce a file of about 70 megabytes unprocessed.) From the Library of Congress' Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana.
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Work Title Live But One Moment!
Alternative. Title Ballad. Live! exclaimed the wife of our lamented president as she stook bending o'er his dying form, Live but for one moment, to speak to me once more, to speak to our children.
Composer Turner, Joseph W.
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJT 8
Key C major (brief A minor introduction)
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 (2 strophes)
First Publication. 1865 – Boston: Henry Tolman and Co. (plate 5062)
Librettist Composer
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice, piano

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Composed and published in 1865 after the death of President Lincoln. Alternate title and copyright notice are on cover. (Title has caesure on cover and exclamation point within.)