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Additional title: In a quaint country town, dwelt old farmer Brown. [first line]
Additional title: Lovely Caprice, when will this cease answer me please, sweetheart do. [first line of chorus]
Rosey, Geo. (George) (Composer)
Marks, Edward B. (Edward Bennett) (1865-1945) (Lyricist)
La Porte sisters (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: Jos. W. Stern & Co. ; Chas. Sheard & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Sheet music
Content: Cover includes photograph of the La Porte sisters.
Content: Page 6 contains first page of music of the song Mary's the girl for me by Dave Marion.
Content: On cover: Character song with waltz refrain...sung with great success by La Porte Sisters.
Statement of responsibility: written by Edw. B. Marks ; composed by George Rosey.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 12f96620-c590-012f-97e7-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Caprice" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895 - 1895.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Caprice" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 16, 2017.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1895 - 1895). Caprice Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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