Pleasures of Midway Plaisance

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Title
Pleasures of Midway Plaisance
Additional title: Let those who are weary of song and of dance, seek pleasures anew on the Midway Plaisance. [first line]
Additional title: Oh, the pleasures and joys of the Midway Plaisance. [first line of chorus]
Names
Greven, Joseph (Composer)
Brooks, Walter J. (Lyricist)
Saalfield, Richard A. (Copyright holder)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place: Chicago
Publisher: Edward A. Saalfeld
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Ethnic groups
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)
Midways
Chicago Park District (Ill.)
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover and back cover contain stamp of dealer: H. A. French, Music Dealer, Nashville, Tenn.
Content: Cover contains drawings of figures from many nationalities and races, presumably representing those at the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893, held in Chicago.
Statement of responsibility: words by Walter J. Brooks ; music by Josef Greven.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bbf16ee0-c58e-012f-96dc-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

  • 1893: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Pleasures of Midway Plaisance" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893 - 1893. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f42a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Pleasures of Midway Plaisance" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 18, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f42a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1893 - 1893). Pleasures of Midway Plaisance Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f42a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Pleasures of Midway Plaisance