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Title: "The Murmuring Sea" (Lays of the Night No. 2)

Accession Number: 2005.29.11
Category: MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS & SHEET MUSIC
Type: sheet music
Maker: Crawford, Mrs.; Glover, Stephen Ralph; William Hall & Son; Sarony & Co.
Place: USA, NY, New York
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Materials: paper
Description: Sheet music, "The Murmuring Sea (Lays of the Night No. 2)"; words by Mrs. Crawford [Louisa Matilda Jane Crawford, 1790-1858]; music by Stephen Glover [1812-1870]; published New York by William Hall & Son, no date; cover lithograph by Sarony & Co. of coastal scene, bearded sailor leaning on hull of sloop beached beneath high cliffs on rocky shore, another sloop on the rocks, and a small building built into the rocks; 5 pages. Not to be confused with a schottisch with the same title by E.T. Bootman, New York: Horace Waters, 1855 [2001.103.7]. See also Lays of the Night No. 1, "The Midnight Moon" [2004.61.33].

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