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After the ball
Additional title: A little maiden climbed an old man's knee, Begged for a story "Do Uncle please," [first line]
Additional title: Fter the ball is over, After the break of morn, After the dancers leaving, after the stars are gone [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Show boat. After the ball. [uniform title]
Harris, Chas. K. (Charles Kassell) (1864-1930) (Composer)
Harris, Chas. K. (Charles Kassell) (1864-1930) (Lyricist)
Ferber, Edna (1887-1968) (Author)
Ziegfeld, Flo (1869-1932) (Producer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1892

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1892
Date Issued: 1892
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
Library locations
Music Division
Separation (Psychology)
Balls (Parties)
Man-woman relationships
Sheet music
Content : Cover includes illustration of men and women approaching a steam boat.

Content : On the cover: as featured in Florenz Zigfield's Show Boat, adapted from Edna Ferber's novel of the same name.

Statement of Responsibility: By Chas. K. Harris.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: db3b4670-c58d-012f-5b86-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1864: Creator Born
  • 1892: Issued
  • 1930: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "After the ball" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1892 - 1892.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "After the ball" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 27, 2015.

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After the ball