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Title
Ask the man in the moon
Additional title: Oh, lots of things curious are, if you have an inquiring mind. [first line]
Additional title: Wang. Ask the man in the moon. [uniform title]
Additional title: You must ask of the man in the moon! [first line of chorus]
Names
Morse, Woolson (1858-1897) (Composer)
Goodwin, J. Cheever (John Cheever) (1850-1912) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1891

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891
Date Issued: 1891
Place: New York, N.Y.
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Humorous songs
Musicals
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On t.p.: Songs fromt he comic opera Wang.
Statement of responsibility: words by J. Cheever Goodwin ; music by Woolson Morse.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 81de3a60-c58d-012f-c589-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1858: Creator Born
  • 1891: Issued
  • 1897: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Ask the man in the moon" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891 - 1891. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-ed90-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Ask the man in the moon" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 12, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-ed90-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1891 - 1891). Ask the man in the moon Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-ed90-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Ask the man in the moon