Miss Brown's cake-walk

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Miss Brown's cake-walk
Williams, Bert (1874-1922) (Composer)

Published music

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1896
Place: New York
Publisher: S. Brainard's Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Music (Sheet) 00-318
Songs with piano
African Americans
Sheet music
Sheet music covers
Content: Caption title.
Content: Cover illustrated by DeKalb.
Content: First line of chorus: You can all look hard.
Content: First line of text: Last night we had a cake-walk.
Content: For voice and piano.
Content: Music for the dance, entitled "The walk", printed after chorus on p. 5.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Bert A. Williams.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (3 p.) : ill. ; 32 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14693511
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3c3e6300-c642-012f-6bf9-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1874: Creator Born
  • 1896: Created
  • 1922: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Miss Brown's cake-walk" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/79371e05-1909-18a0-e040-e00a18065e49

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Miss Brown's cake-walk" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 25, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/79371e05-1909-18a0-e040-e00a18065e49

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896). Miss Brown's cake-walk Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/79371e05-1909-18a0-e040-e00a18065e49

Wikipedia Citation

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Miss Brown's cake-walk