Take a little wife

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Berlin, Irving (1888-1989) (Composer)

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

Sheet music, 1922.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1922
Place Term: New York
Publisher: I. Berlin
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Music box revue, 1922)
Sheet music
Content : Caption title.

Content : First line of chorus: Take a little wife.

Content : First line of text: Parson Brown was preaching.

Content : For voice and piano.

Content : National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.

Content : Rose symbol on cover.

Content : Sam H. Harris presents Irving Berlin's second annual Music Box Revue 1922-23--Cover.

Content : Staged by Hassard Short--Cover.

Content : Center seam repaired with tape.

Content : Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923

Statement of Responsibility: [words and music] by Irving Berlin.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (5 p.) : ill. ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14533178
UUID: e1317200-c5ff-012f-60cc-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1888: Creator Born
  • 1922: Created
  • 1989: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Take a little wife" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1922. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7091b7dd-138d-14d2-e040-e00a18062f20

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Take a little wife" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7091b7dd-138d-14d2-e040-e00a18062f20

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1922). Take a little wife Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7091b7dd-138d-14d2-e040-e00a18062f20

Wikipedia Citation

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Take a little wife