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Names
Rosenfeld, Monroe H. (Lyricist)
Metz, Theodore A. (1848-1936 ) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Date Issued: 1897
Place Term: New york
Publisher: Willis Woodward & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Immigrants
African Americans
Marches (Voice with piano)
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : On cover: Zulu march song and chorus.

Content : Summary: A Zulu man immigrates to the United States and meets with an African American musical band but can only speak the word "Àlàgàzam"; they try to teach him English but all he said was that word as he played the bass drum; one day another Zulu immigrant thinks he recognizes the first, but the first is only able to respond with Àllàgàzam.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Monroe H. Rosenfeld ; music by Theo. A. Metz.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: cd7f04b0-c591-012f-7e67-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1897: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Àl là gà zam" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897 - 1897. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1729-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Àl là gà zam" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 25, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1729-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1897 - 1897). Àl là gà zam Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1729-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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