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Title
And the band began to play
Additional title: And the band began to play. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: We strolled beneath the sil'vry moon, where all was gaiety. [first lin]
Names
Hobart, George V. (George Vere), 1867-1926 (Lyricist)
Engländer, Ludwig, 1853-1914 (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Place: New York
Publisher: American Music Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Big bands
Humorous songs
Flirting
Musicals
Marches (Voice with piano)
Man-woman relationships
Sexual attraction
Genres
Scores
Notes
Statement of responsibility: words by George V. Hobart ; music by Ludwig Englander.
Date: Copyright date: 1901
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9c724400-c597-012f-2a65-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1867: Creator Born
  • 1901: Issued
  • 1926: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "And the band began to play" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8cd9c1c5-0636-235d-e040-e00a180606db

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "And the band began to play" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8cd9c1c5-0636-235d-e040-e00a180606db

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1901). And the band began to play Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8cd9c1c5-0636-235d-e040-e00a180606db

Wikipedia Citation

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And the band began to play