Bo-peep, or, Tales of Mother Goose

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Title
Bo-peep, or, Tales of Mother Goose
Additional title: Bo-Peep. [alternative title]
Additional title: Have you ever heard the tales of Mother Goose? [first line]
Additional title: Mother Goose. Tales of Mother Goose. [uniform title]
Additional title: Now I stand for the heroes of childhood, I'm one of them surely, you see. [first line of chorus]
Names
Bowles, George H. (Lyricist)
Eustis, Fred J. (1851 or 2-1912) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Nursery rhymes
Waltzes
Musicals
Childhood
Genres
Vocal scores with piano
Notes
Content: Border of cover has silhouettes depicting various Mother Goose tales: Bo-Peep, the old woman who lived ina shoe, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and Jill, Litle Boy Blue, Jack Horner, Mother Hubbard, Contrary Mary, and the mouse that ran up the clock. In center, Mother Goose rides a broomstick with 2 geese nearby, while a cow jumps over the moon.
Content: On cover: Introduced in Junius Howe's production of Edgar Smith and Louis De Lange's musical extravaganza Mother Goose at the 14trh Street Theatre, New York.
Content: Summary: Bo-Peep mentions numerous nursery rhymes as an introduction to praising childhood.
Content: Contains 16 bars of piano (only) music labeled "Dance" after chorus.
Content: Cover gives primacy to title: Tales of Mother Goose; caption gives primacy to title: Bo-Peep.
Statement of responsibility: words by Geo. Bowles ; music by Fred. Eustis.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e0528c30-c591-012f-f19b-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

  • 1897: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Bo-peep, or, Tales of Mother Goose" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1744-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Bo-peep, or, Tales of Mother Goose" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 26, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1744-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1897). Bo-peep, or, Tales of Mother Goose Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1744-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Bo-peep, or, Tales of Mother Goose