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Title
A pretty girl is like a melody
Additional title: Ziegfeld follies of 1919.
Additional title: Ziegfeld follies. A pretty girl is like a melody. Vocal score.
Names
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989 (Composer)
Collection

Sheet music of songs from various musicals, plays, movies, and television (M.C. file)

Sheet music, 1919.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1919
Place: New York
Publisher: I. Berlin
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Ziegfeld follies, 1919)
Genres
sheet music
Scores
Notes
Content: Caption title.
Content: First line of chorus: A pretty girl is like a melody.
Content: First line of text: I have an ear for music.
Content: For voice and piano.
Content: Library's copy imperfect: edges trimmed; centerfold taped; with punch holes.
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Sung in the revue Ziegfeld Follies of 1919.
Funding: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Irving Berlin.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (5 p.) : ill. ; 30 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG98-C97
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14527913
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5c8f6f30-c5ff-012f-748c-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

  • 1888: Creator Born
  • 1919: Created
  • 1989: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A pretty girl is like a melody" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1919. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-1531-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A pretty girl is like a melody" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 24, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-1531-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1919). A pretty girl is like a melody Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-1531-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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A pretty girl is like a melody