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Gershwin, George (1898-1937) (Composer)

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

Sheet music, 1922.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1922
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Harms
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (For goodness sake, 1922)
Musical revues & comedies -- United States -- 1921-1930
Sheet music
Content : "Book by Fred Jackson, lyrics by Arthur Jackson, music by William Daly & Paul Lannin"--Cover

Content : "Musical numbers staged by Allen K. Foster[;] book staged by Priestly Morrison"--Cover.

Content : Caption title.

Content : Center seam splitting.

Content : First line of refrain: Just learn this little song, tra-la-la.

Content : First line of text: Let me introduce you to tra-la-la.

Content : For voice and piano.

Content : Lyricist Ira Gershwin used the pseudonym Arthur Francis from 1918-1924.

Content : National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.

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

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Arthur Francis ; music by George Gershwin.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (3 p.) : ill. ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14528501
UUID: e54db6a0-c5ff-012f-9140-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1898: Creator Born
  • 1922: Issued
  • 1937: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Tra-la-la" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1922.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Tra-la-la" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 6, 2015.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1922). Tra-la-la Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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