The Bowery

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The Bowery
Additional title: Oh! the night that I struck New York. [first line]
Additional title: The Bow'ry! The Bow'ry! They say such things, and they do strange things on the Bow'ry! [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Trip to Chinatown. Bowery.
Hoyt, Charles Hale (1859-1900) (Lyricist)
Gaunt, Percy (Composer)

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

Sheet music, 1892.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1892
Place: New York
Publisher: T.B. Harms
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Trip to Chinatown, 1892)
Chinatown (New York, N.Y.)
Bowery (New York, N.Y.:Street)
Sheet music
Content: Caption title.
Content: For voice and piano.
Content: Library's copy annotated by unknown hand; covers separated; edges frayed and torn.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: words by Chas. H. Hoyt ; music by Percy Gaunt.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (4 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14535794
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9aeec550-c5fe-012f-58c9-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1859: Creator Born
  • 1892: Created
  • 1900: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The Bowery" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1892.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The Bowery" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 27, 2016.

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The Bowery