That minor strain

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That minor strain
Additional title: Ziegfeld follies of 1910.
Additional title: Ziegfeld follies. That minor strain. Vocal score.
White Studio (New York, N.Y.) (Photographer)
Mack, Cecil (Lyricist)
Buck, Gene (Illustrator)
Dabney, Ford T. (1883-1958)

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

Sheet music, 1910.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1910
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Gotham-Attucks
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Ziegfeld follies, 1910)
Sheet music
Content : As sung by Bert Williams in 'Flo Ziegfeld's production Follies of 1910--Cover.

Content : Caption title.

Content : Center seam separated and repaired with tape; edges torn.

Content : Cover illustrated by Gene Buck.

Content : Cover photograph, by White N.Y., of Bert Williams.

Content : First line of chorus: O that minor strain, Lawdy how that music creeps into my brain.

Content : First line of text: Miss Janie Shadd was music mad.

Content : For voice and piano.

Content : National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.

Content : Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Cecil Mack ; music by Ford Dabney.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14693447
UUID: d4b30270-c5fe-012f-ae06-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1910: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "That minor strain" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1910.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "That minor strain" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 13, 2015.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1910). That minor strain Retrieved from

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That minor strain