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Title
A very old gag
Additional title: A very old gag, but it went. [alternative title]
Additional title: Jupiter. Very old gag. [uniform title]
Additional title: When called on to sing, you should never jump up and say, "Yes, I'll try it, I think." [first line]
Names
Edwards, Julian (1855-1910) (Composer)
Smith, Harry S. (Lyricist)
Bell, Digby (1849–1917) (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1892

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1892
Date Issued: 1892
Place: Cincinnati
Publisher: The John Church Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Humorous songs
Musicals
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Collective title page on cover: Selections from the new comic opera Jupiter as performed by the Digby Bell Opera Co. Below caption title: From Jupiter, a comic opera by Harry B. Smith and Julian Edwards.
Content: Cover illustration shows a man wearing a robe adorned with images of parrots with a staff or umbrella in his raised right hand, at the end of which is a small eagle.
Content: Page 4 contains directions for what the performer should be doing during an extended interlude.
Statement of responsibility: [by Harry B. Smith and Julian Edwards].
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3c1c5d60-c58e-012f-e8af-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

  • 1855: Creator Born
  • 1892: Issued
  • 1910: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A very old gag" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1892 - 1892. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f345-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A very old gag" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f345-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1892 - 1892). A very old gag Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f345-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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A very old gag