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Names
Ryan, Elsa (Singer)
Loraine, William (b. 1869) (Composer)
Ranken, Frederic (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place Term: New York
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African American men
Serenading
Musicals
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : On cover: Introduced with great success by Elsa Ryan in Pixley & Luder's new musical comedy King Dodo; cover includes photograph of Elsa Ryan.

Content : Summary: Using stereotyped language, an African American man serenades Zamona, an African American woman, inviting her to come down and meet him.

Content : Descriptive subtitle on cover: Novelty song with dance.

Content : Includes 16 bars of instrumental music (labeled banjoy) preceeding vocal part, presumably intended for dance music.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Frederic Ranken ; music by William Loraine
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 84406da0-c599-012f-48ce-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Zamona" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9800e973-3d74-1298-e040-e00a18066bc6

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Zamona" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 31, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9800e973-3d74-1298-e040-e00a18066bc6

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. Zamona Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9800e973-3d74-1298-e040-e00a18066bc6

Wikipedia Citation

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Zamona