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Title
Down among the sugar cane
Names
Avery, Dan (Lyricist)
Pfeiffer, E. H. (Illustrator)
Smith, Chris, 1879-1949 (Composer)
Mack, Cecil (Composer)
Hart, Chas. (Charles) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1908

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1908
Place: New York
Publisher: Gotham-Attucks Music
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Music (Sheet) 99-338
Topics
Songs
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: As sung by Clara Morton of The 4 Mortons--Printed on cover below portrait of Clara Morton, lower left corner.
Content: Caption title.
Content: Cover illustrated by E.H. Pfeiffer, N.Y.
Content: First line of chorus: Can't you see the night am falling?
Content: First line of text: Down in Lou'sianna, where the sugar cane grows.
Content: For voice and piano.
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Funding: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: written by Avery & Hart ; composed by Cecil Mack & Chris Smith.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (3 p.) : ill. ; 36 cm.
Center seam torn; edges frayed and torn.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10826013
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG99-C821
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14676426
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 121379b0-c642-012f-aa78-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1908: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Down among the sugar cane" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1908. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cf3b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Down among the sugar cane" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 26, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cf3b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1908). Down among the sugar cane Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-cf3b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Down among the sugar cane