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Title
When Chloe sings a song
Additional title: Dar is music in de banjo when it sounds. [first line of song]
Additional title: Do yo' hear dem tones a-comin'[ wid de ole banjoy a strummin'. [first line of chorus]
Names
Stromberg, John (1853-1902) (Composer)
Smith, Harry Bache (1860-1936) (Lyricist)
Russell, Lillian (1861-1922) (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: New York ; Chicago ; [etc.]
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Birds
African Americans
Sexual attraction
Nature & music
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover design includes drawing of a bird sitting on a nest with other birds flying near.
Content: Descriptive subtitle on cover: A southern plantation melody.
Content: On cover: An instantaneous hit at Weber & Field's Music Hall as sung by Lillian Russell. Cover includes photograph of Lillian Russell.
Content: Summary: Using stereotyped language, the narrator speaks of the music to be heard in all forms of nature, but the sweetest song is that sung by Chloe.
Statement of responsibility: words by Harry B. Smith ; music by John Stromberg.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c73c9f00-c595-012f-ae01-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1853: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1902: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When Chloe sings a song" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef71-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When Chloe sings a song" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 1, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef71-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). When Chloe sings a song Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef71-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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When Chloe sings a song