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Title
A typical tune of Zanzibar
Additional title: Capitan (Operetta). Typical tune of Zanzibar. [uniform title]
Additional title: Under the window he softly crept while father and mother and Towser slept. [first line]
Names
Klein, Charles (1867-1915) (Lyricist)
Sousa, John Philip (1854-1932) (Composer)
Hopper, De Wolf (1858-1935) (Signer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: Cincinnati; New York ; [etc.]
Publisher: The John Church Company
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Serenading
Elopements
Musicals
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: On cover: Vocal and instrumental selections from El Capitan, the new comic opera written for the DeWolf Hopper Opera Co. Cover includes lithograph of De Wolf Hopper as El Capitan.
Content: Summary: A man comes to serenade a woman with a guitar and a tune "typical of Zanzibar"; she agrees to fall in love; but Towser objects and has them buried by the sea where it is said one can still hear his guitar.
Statement of responsibility: book by Charles Klein ; music by John Philip Sousa.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b80d9640-c591-012f-9632-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1867: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1915: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A typical tune of Zanzibar" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-170b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A typical tune of Zanzibar" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 24, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-170b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). A typical tune of Zanzibar Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-170b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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A typical tune of Zanzibar