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At siesta time
Additional title: Chu chin chow. At siesta time. Vocal score
Torrens, Grace (Composer)
Anderson, Arthur (d. 1942) (Lyricist)
Hardy, Dudley (1867-1922) (Illustrator)

Sheet music of songs from various musicals, plays, movies, and television.

Sheet music, 1916.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1916
Place: [London]
Publisher: J.W. Stern
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Chu chin chow, 1916)
Musical revues & comedies -- United States -- 1911-1920
Sheet music
Content: "Direct from 4 year's run at His Majesty's Theatre, London"--Cover.
Content: "[F.] Ray Comstock and Morris Gest present a musical tale of the East"--Cover.
Content: Caption title.
Content: Center fold partially ripped.
Content: Cover illustrated by Dudley Hardy.
Content: First line of refrain: At siesta time on the house top.
Content: First line of text: Heat of the noon day!
Content: For voice and piano.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: words by Arthur Anderson ; music by Grace Torrens.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (4 p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Three dimensional object
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14528488
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 21320580-c5ff-012f-ac61-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1916: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "At siesta time" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1916.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "At siesta time" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 30, 2017.

APA Format

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At siesta time