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Title
Somehow it seldom comes true
Additional title: La la Lucille. Somehow it seldom comes true. Vocal score.
Names
De Sylva, B. G. (Buddy Gard) (1896-1950) (Lyricist)
Jackson, Arthur J., lyricist (Lyricist)
Gershwin, George (1898-1937) (Composer)
Collection

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

Sheet music, 1919.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1919
Place: New York
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Francis, Day & Hunter, and J.H. Remick,
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (La La Lucille, 1919)
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Book by Fred Jackson [and] staged by Herbert Gresham and Julian Alfred--Cover.
Content: Caption title.
Content: Center seam torn.
Content: First line of refrain: But sometimes our dreaming is all in vain.
Content: For voice and piano.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: words by Arthur J. Jackson and B. G. De Sylva ; music by George Gershwin.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (4 p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG99-C183
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14530035
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5f571620-c5ff-012f-02e6-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Creator Born
  • 1919: Created
  • 1950: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Somehow it seldom comes true" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1919. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-1547-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Somehow it seldom comes true" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-1547-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1919). Somehow it seldom comes true Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-1547-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Somehow it seldom comes true