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Title
Would you ask
Additional title: Half a King. Would you ask. [uniform title]
Additional title: Would you ask the wand'ring breeze, prithee, breeze, thy name confess? [first line]
Names
Terry, A. (Owner)
Englander, Ludwig (1853-1914) (Composer)
Smith, Harry Bache (1860-1936) (Lyricist)
Wilson, Francis (Actor)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Questioning
Musicals
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Summary: You can ask the breeze, butterflies, bees, swallows, violets, and stars questions but they won't answer and neither will I.
Content: Cover contains signature of former owner at top right: A. Terry.
Content: On cover: Francis Wilsons' comic opera success produced at the Knickerbocker Theatre, N.Y.
Statement of responsibility: words by Harry B. Smith ; music by Ludwig Engländer.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c611ada0-c591-012f-1521-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Would you ask" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-171e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Would you ask" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-171e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). Would you ask Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-171e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Would you ask