Historic Sheet Music Collection

Document Type

Score

Publication Date

1925

Comments

Title page

Book and Lyrics by Otto Harbach and Oscar Hammerstein 2nd, Music by Herbert Stothart and George Gershwin, Dances Staged by Jack Haskell, Book Staged by Frank Reicher

Harms Incorporated, New York

Copyright MCMXXV by Harms Inc. N.Y.

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Lyrics

[Verse 1]
Helpless children of the night
Groping blindly for the right,
The flame of hope is near!

[Refrain]
What’s that light that is beckoning;
Come, come, come, come!
Take your new day of reckoning!
What new fire is enthralling you?
Soul of Russia is calling you!
On! On! Up the hill of hope and glory,
Follow, follow the Flame!

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