A coon band contest, or, The tune that won the ham for that coon band

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Names
Pryor, Arthur (1870-1942) (Lyricist)
Pryor, Arthur (1870-1942) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place Term: [New York]
Publisher: Arthur Pryor
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Brass bands
African American musicians
Ghosts -- United States -- 1800-1899
Murder
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover includes royal trumpeter dressed in Tudor era clothes.

Content : On cover: The American Song King Edward asked for. Written by Arthur Pryor

Content : Music supplement of the N.Y. American and Journal, Sunday, April 19, 1903, pp. 5-8.

Statement of Responsibility: By Arthur Pryor.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 32 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 5c654040-c594-012f-5bfa-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1870: Creator Born
  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1942: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A coon band contest, or, The tune that won the ham for that coon band" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec9c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A coon band contest, or, The tune that won the ham for that coon band" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 31, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec9c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). A coon band contest, or, The tune that won the ham for that coon band Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec9c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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A coon band contest, or,  The tune that won the ham for that coon band