When Papa Dear Comes Home (Danks, Hart Pease)

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Publisher. Info. [Philadelphia]: W.F. Shaw, 1882.
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Work Title When Papa Dear Comes Home
Alternative. Title When papa dear, comes home again. Song & Chorus
Composer Danks, Hart Pease
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHD 29
Key G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 connected
Text Incipit When papa dear, comes home again, How glad we all shall be
First Publication. 1882 – [Philadelphia]: W.F. Shaw
Librettist Fanny Crosby (1820–1915) writing as Cora Linden
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice, chorus, piano

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Comma is placed after dear because of rhythm of incipit. (Not sure what to make of the chorus - Speed on, ye winds, his gallant bark" - is this metaphorical (? ... )?)

In 1884 reprinted in the Shaw collection Day songs : 100 popular songs, words and music.