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Title
Laughing song
Additional title: No feeble cry proclaimed my birth, they say that I when born on earth. [first line]
Additional title: Yawnmore. Laughing song. [uniform title]
Names
Yaw, Ellen Beach (1869-1947) (Dedicatee)
Lent, Ernest (Composer)
Ross, E. A. (Lyricist)
Yaw, Ellen Beach (1869-1947) (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: John F. Ellis & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Laughter -- 1800-1899
Musicals
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Musical content includes coloratura passages, including alternatives as sung by Ellen Beach Yaw.
Content: Dedication on cover at center right: Dedicated to and sung by Ellen Beach Yaw. Cover includes a photograph of Ellen Beach Yaw.
Content: On cover: From the comic opera Yanmore, or The teaser and Theresa.
Statement of responsibility: words by E.A. Ross ; music by Ernest Lent.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5be5d7e0-c58f-012f-de53-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1869: Creator Born
  • 1894: Issued
  • 1947: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Laughing song" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-0658-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Laughing song" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 24, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-0658-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894 - 1894). Laughing song Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-0658-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Laughing song