Up in de sky dars a yaller moon a-beamin'. [first line]

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Names
Koninsky, Sadie (Composer)
Reed, David (1872-1946) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African Americans
Couples
Cakewalk (Dance)
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Summary: In ethnic stereotyped language, the narrator describes African Americans enjoying dancing cakewalks.

Content : Page 7 has music for piano only labeled Cake Walk.

Content : Cover includes drawing of an African American male and female couple, arm in arm, apparently doing a cake walk (their feet obscured by the woman's dress). Illustrator's device at left below woman's dress.

Content : On cover: A red hot number.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Dave Reed Jr. ; music by Sadie Koninsky.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 0c513b30-c591-012f-06c0-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Up in de sky dars a yaller moon a-beamin'. [first line]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc4f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Up in de sky dars a yaller moon a-beamin'. [first line]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 21, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc4f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). Up in de sky dars a yaller moon a-beamin'. [first line] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc4f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Up in de sky dars a yaller moon a-beamin'.  [first line]