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Chinese firecrackers
Additional title: Ziegfeld follies of 1920.
Additional title: Ziegfeld follies. Chinese firecrackers. Vocal score.
Grant, Charles N., 1887-1937 (Arranger)
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989 (Composer)
Royce, Edward, 1870-1964 (Director)

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

Sheet music, 1920.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1920
Place: New York
Publisher: I. Berlin
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Ziegfeld follies, 1920)
sheet music
Content: F. Ziegfeld Jr., presents Ziegfeld Follies of 1920--Cover.
Content: First line of chorus: Hop Toy, Ming Foy, Sing Goy, Ung Loy, Suey Pow, Yenshee Gow Main.
Content: First line of text: Charlie Younge lay smoking on his bunk one night.
Content: For voice and piano.
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Caption title.
Content: Photograph of Irving Berlin at piano printed on inside cover.
Content: Rose symbol on cover.
Content: Staged by Edward Royce--Cover.
Funding: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Irving Berlin ; arr. by Chas. N. Grant.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (3 p.) : ill. ; 30 cm.
Back cover separated; front cover and center page taped together; some edges torn.
Type of Resource
Notated music
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14535744
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 699b62d0-c5ff-012f-b0d2-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1887: Creator Born
  • 1920: Created
  • 1937: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Chinese firecrackers" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1920.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Chinese firecrackers" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 22, 2024.

APA Format

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Chinese firecrackers