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Turnkey's song
Additional title: In the donjon deep, in the donjon keep. [first line]
Additional title: Rob Roy. Turnkey's song. [uniform title]
Additional title: Then its ho, ho, ho! I am king of the donjon deep. [first line of chorus]
De Koven, Reginald (1859-1920) (Composer)
Smith, Harry Bache (1860-1936) (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place Term: New York
Publisher: G. Schirmer
Library locations
Music Division
Correctional personnel
Sheet music
Content : Dealer's stamp on cover at bottom center: Cressey, Jones & Allen, piano rooms, 588 Congress St., Portland, Me.

Content : Cover design includes a plaid design printed in red and black.

Content : On cover: Songs from Rob Roy, a romantic comic opera.

Statement of Responsibility: Book by Harry B. Smith ; music by Reginald De Koven.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: d83184d0-c58f-012f-aa59-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1859: Creator Born
  • 1894: Issued
  • 1920: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Turnkey's song" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894.

Chicago/Turabian Format

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APA Format

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Turnkey's song