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Falling star
Additional title: Ziegfeld follies of 1909.
Additional title: Ziegfeld follies. Falling star. Vocal score.
Bayes, Nora (1880-1928) (Composer)
Norworth, Jack (Lyricist)
De Takacs, Andre C. (Illustrator)

Sheet music of songs from various musicals, plays, movies, and television.

Sheet music, 1909.

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1909
Place Term: New York
Publisher: J.H. Remick
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Ziegfeld follies, 1909)
Bayes, Nora, 1880-1928
Sheet music
Content : Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923

Content : Cameo portrait of Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth on cover, lower right corner.

Content : Caption title.

Content : Center seam torn; edges frayed and torn.

Content : Cover illustrated by De Takacs.

Content : First line of chorus: Oh, you star, falling star.

Content : First line of text: 'Twas summer time, the night was fine.

Content : For voice and piano.

Content : National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.

Content : As featured in F. Ziegfeld Jr's revue 'Follies of 1909 at the 'Jardin de Paris' atop the New York Theatre"--Cover, lower left corner.

Statement of Responsibility: [words and music by] Nora Bayes & Jack Norworth.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (3 p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14676432
UUID: c43293d0-c5fe-012f-ca35-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1880: Creator Born
  • 1909: Copyright date
  • 1928: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Falling star" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cf52-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Falling star" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 25, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cf52-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. Falling star Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cf52-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Falling star