The polka is the dance for me

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Title
The polka is the dance for me
Additional title: Dancing is my great delight, oh! I could dance from morn till night. [first line of song]
Additional title: I love the polka and always bey request. [first line of chorus]
Names
Trevelyan, Arthur (Lyricist)
Wenzlik, Theodore (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: F.A. Mills
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Polka (Dance)
Dancing -- 1891-1900
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Summary: The narrator loves to dance the polka; despite numerous other dances named by national origin, he loves the polka.
Content: Cover design includes photograph of a man with a wide-brimmed hat dancing.
Statement of responsibility: words by Arthur Trevelyan ; music by Theodore Wenzlik.
Physical Description
Extent: 10 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 723a96b0-c595-012f-c3b9-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The polka is the dance for me" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-efef-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The polka is the dance for me" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-efef-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). The polka is the dance for me Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-efef-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The polka is the dance for me