South Sea isles

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Gershwin, George (1898-1937) (Composer)
Jackson, Arthur J., lyricist (Lyricist)
Cravens, Junius (Illustrator)

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

Sheet music, 1921.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1921
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Harms
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (George White's scandals, 1921)
Musical revues & comedies -- United States -- 1921-1930
White, George, 1890-1968
Baer, Arthur, 1886-1969
Sheet music
Content : "Book by 'Bugs' Baer & George White"--Cover

Content : "Entire production staged by George White[,] dialogue rehearsed by John Meehan [and] scenes by the Law Studios"--Cover.

Content : "Third annual production...with Ann Pennington"--Cover.

Content : Caption title.

Content : Cover illustrated by Junius Cravens.

Content : First line of text: A mystic land that tells a story.

Content : For voice and piano.

Content : National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.

Content : Some edges torn.

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

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Arthur Jackson ; music by Geo. Gershwin.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (3 p.) : ill. ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14528507
UUID: aa1ce9d0-c5ff-012f-409e-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1898: Creator Born
  • 1921: Issued
  • 1937: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "South Sea isles" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1921.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "South Sea isles" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 9, 2015.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1921). South Sea isles Retrieved from

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South Sea isles