The harmless little girl [or, The harmless little girlie with the downcast eyes] - words by Hugh Morton ; music by Gustave Kerker.

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Title
The harmless little girl [or, The harmless little girlie with the downcast eyes] - words by Hugh Morton ; music by Gustave Kerker.
Additional title: Harmless little girl. [alternative title]
Additional title: I know a little girl who is very, very shy, be careful of the girl that's shy. [first line]
Additional title: Lady slavey. Harmless little girlie with teh downcast eyes. [uniform title]
Additional title: There are all sorts of girls, there is ev'ry kind of girl. [first line of chorus]
Names
Kerker, Gustave (1857-1923) (Composer)
Morton, Hugh (1865-1916) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Flirting
Musicals
Innocence (Psychology)
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Summary: Tells of 3 types of women who seem innocent by their demeanor.
Content: Contains 16 bars of piano (only) music labeled "Dance" after chorus.
Content: Cover drawing shows a woman dressed as a housekeeper holding a dustpan in her left hand, and a duster in her right hand; the upper portion of the image is of an enormous duster shaped as a tree.
Content: Dealer's stamp on cover at bottom center: Hitchcock music store, 348 Sixth Avenue
Content: On cover: The lady slavey as produced by Canary and Lederer at the N.Y. Casino.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 19cfa3f0-c591-012f-8d08-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1857: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1923: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The harmless little girl [or, The harmless little girlie with the downcast eyes] - words by Hugh Morton ; music by Gustave Kerker." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc62-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The harmless little girl [or, The harmless little girlie with the downcast eyes] - words by Hugh Morton ; music by Gustave Kerker." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 24, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc62-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). The harmless little girl [or, The harmless little girlie with the downcast eyes] - words by Hugh Morton ; music by Gustave Kerker. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc62-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The harmless little girl [or, The harmless little girlie with the downcast eyes] - words by Hugh Morton ; music by Gustave Kerker.