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Title: "With Moonlight Beaming"

Accession Number: 2004.26.8
Category: MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS & SHEET MUSIC
Type: sheet music
Maker: Moore, Thomas; Cramer, Addison & Beale
Place: England, London
Date: before 1852
Materials: paper
Description: Sheet music, "With Moonlight Beaming", duet; words by Thomas Moore (1779-1852); music unascribed; published London by Cramer, Addison & Beale, n.d.; cover in various scrolls and typefaces; handwritten in ink upper right "Miss C. Edwards/ [?] January 1852"; 3 pages. Notes by Stuart M. Frank: "Most of Moore's poems were written for existing Irish traditional airs; and whatever the names of the airs might originally have been, owing to the extraordinary popularity of Moore's versions, many of the airs became known by the names of Moore's texts, such that their original identity is obscured."

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