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A boom
Additional title: Ballet girl. Boom. [uniform title]
Additional title: If you want to run your shows, you must learn to puff and pose. [first line]
Kiefert, Carl (Composer)
Ross, Adrian (1859-1933) (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Copyright Date: 1897
Date Issued: 1898
Place: [New York]
Publisher: New York Journal and Advertiser
Library locations
Music Division
Humorous songs
Conduct of life
Sheet music
Content: Duet sung by Van Eyt and Taradelle.
Content: On cover: Duet from the new musical play The ballet girl. Cover includes photograph of a woman dressed as a ballerina.
Content: Summary: The characters offer humorous ideas on how to get ahead.
Content: Printed as the musical supplement to the New York Journal and Advertiser. January 2, 1898.
Statement of responsibility: words by Adrian Ross ; music by Carl Kiefert.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): df7f06b0-c591-012f-1c45-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1897: Copyright date (Approximate)
  • 1897: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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A boom