The magic melody

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The magic melody
Additional title: Nobody home. Magic melody. Vocal score.
Strauss, Malcolm A. (1883-1936) (Illustrator)
Greene, Schuyler (Lyricist)
Kern, Jerome (1885-1945) (Composer)

Sheet music of songs from various musicals, plays, movies, and television.

Sheet music, 1915.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1915
Place Term: New York
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Francis, Day & Hunter
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Nobody home, 1915)
Sheet music
Content : Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923

Content : Caption title.

Content : Cover illustrated by Malcolm Strauss.

Content : Covers separated.

Content : F. Ray Comstock presents Nobody home, book by Guy Bolton, music by Jerome Kern--Cover.

Content : First line of chorus: The world goes around to the sound of a syncopated melody.

Content : First line of text: What's the name of that melody?

Content : For voice and piano.

Content : National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Schuyler Greene ; music by Jerome Kern.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (5 p.) : ill. ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14530057
UUID: 160bd8f0-c5ff-012f-e69a-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1883: Creator Born
  • 1915: Created
  • 1936: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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The magic melody