Pride of the ball

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Pride of the ball
Additional title: Fancy could picture no grander sight, 'twas a fairy scene. [first line]
Additional title: Proudly she reigned like a queen upon her throne. [first line of chorus]
Atwater (Illustrator)
Clyde, Harry C. (Lyricist)
Verner, H. C. (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: The S. Brainard's Sons Co. ; Chas. Sheard & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Balls (Parties)
Ballroom dancing -- United States -- 1891-1900
Sheet music
Content: Cover design by Atwater, includes reproduction of a painting showing a woman dancing at a ball with well-dressed ladies looking on.
Content: Refrain arranged for vocal duet.
Statement of responsibility: by H.C. Verner.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ab8267b0-c58f-012f-eefc-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Pride of the ball