Some danced the lancers

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Some danced the lancers
Additional title: And some danced the lancers, and some the gay quadrille. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Ev'ry Christmastime, we went to uncle Ned's, on pleasure bent. [first line]
Tilley, Vesta (1864-1952) (Singer)
Stuart, Leslie (1864-1928) (Composer)
Barrett, Lester (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Place: New York
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Cross dressing
Polka (Dance)
Social dancing -- 19th century
Sheet music
Content: Cover illustration shows 5 photographs of Vesta Tilley dressed in different mens' outfits in different poses. Cover reads: Vesta Tilley's great songs.
Content: Music composed by Lester Thomas [i.e. Leslie Stuart].
Statement of responsibility: written by Lester Barrett ; composed by Lester Thomas.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a2af27f0-c590-012f-7e0b-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1864: Creator Born
  • 1895: Issued
  • 1952: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Some danced the lancers