Streets of Cairo, or, The poor little country maid

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Title
Streets of Cairo, or, The poor little country maid
Additional title: I will sing you a song, and it wont be very long. [first line]
Additional title: She never saw the streets of Cairo, on the Midway she had never strayed. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: The poor little country maid. [alternative title]
Names
Thornton, James (1861-1938) (Composer)
Thornton, James (1861-1938) (Lyricist)
Rosenberg, G. M. (Arranger)
Thornton, Bonnie (Singer)
Riley, F. W. (Owner)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Place: New York ; [etc.]
Publisher: Frank Harding's Music House
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Single women
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: On cover: Bonnie Thornton's latest "hit".
Content: Text of song mentions "kutchy kutchy." Beginning tune is identical to the "Hoolah hoolah" as identified in James Fuld's The book of world-famous music.
Content: Cover includes photograph presumably of Bonnie Thornton.
Content: Former owner's signature on cover at top left and above caption title: F. W. Riley 1896.
Statement of responsibility: written and composed by James Thornton.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a8f5d510-c590-012f-c4ac-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1861: Creator Born
  • 1895: Issued
  • 1938: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Streets of Cairo, or, The poor little country maid" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895 - 1895. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-164c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Streets of Cairo, or, The poor little country maid" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 27, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-164c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1895 - 1895). Streets of Cairo, or, The poor little country maid Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-164c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Streets of Cairo, or, The poor little country maid