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Title
The little maid who couldn't say no
Additional title: So she couldn't say "No". [first line of chorus]
Additional title: There was once a little maiden in the days gone by. [first line]
Names
Ranken, Frederic (Lyricist)
Witmark, Isidore (1871-1941) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: New York ; Chicago ; London
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Young women
Etiquette
Betrothal
Humorous songs
Musicals
Sexual attraction
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: On cover: Women dancing in a chorus line. [illustration]
Content: The Chaperons. [musical]
Statement of responsibility: words by Frederic Ranken ; music by Isidore Witmark.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6fc9cc70-c598-012f-db1e-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Chicago/Turabian Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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The little maid who couldn't say no