Desert rose : song

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Desert rose : song
Additional title: Make it snappy. Desert rose. Vocal score.
Starmer (Illustrator)
Atteridge, Harold Richard (1886-1938) (Lyricist)
Lampe, J. Dell (Arranger)
Schwartz, Jean (1878-1956) (Composer)

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

Sheet music, 1922.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1922
Place: New York
Publisher: J.H. Remick
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Make it snappy, 1922)
Sheet music
Content: Caption title.
Content: Cover illustrated by Starmer.
Content: First line of chorus: I found a desert rose.
Content: First line of text: I came across the barren plain.
Content: For voice and piano.
Content: Messrs. J.J. and Lee Shubert present Eddie Cantor in Make it Snappy--Cover.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Statement of responsibility: lyric by Harold Atteridge ; melody by Jean Schwartz ; arr. by J. Dell Lampe.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (3 p.) : ill. ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14533106
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c10f15f0-c5ff-012f-afae-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1922: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Desert rose : song" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1922.

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Desert rose : song