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Additional title: George White's scandals, 1923. Lo-la-lo. Vocal score
Gershwin, George (1898-1937) (Composer)
De Sylva, B. G. (Buddy Gard) (1896-1950) (Lyricist)

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

Sheet music, 1923

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1923
Place: New York
Publisher: Harms
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (George White's scandals, 1923)
Musical revues & comedies -- United States -- 1921-1930
White, George, 1890-1968
Wells, William K., d. 1956
sheet music
Content: "Book by George White & W.K. Wells"--Cover
Content: "Fifth annual production"--Cover.
Content: "In the manner of a Hawaiian song"--Printed over first words of song.
Content: "Scenes by Herbert Ward"--Cover.
Content: Caption title.
Content: First line of refrain: Lo-La-Lo, Lo-La-Lo, listen to my evening serenade.
Content: First line of text: When the sun is setting on Hikipo.
Content: For voice and piano.
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Funding: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: words by B. G. De Sylva ; music by Geo. Gershwin.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (4 p.) : ill. ; 31 cm.
Center seam torn.
Type of Resource
Notated music
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14528518
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fa6bae90-c5ff-012f-7b49-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1898: Creator Born
  • 1923: Issued
  • 1937: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Lo-la-lo" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1923.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Lo-la-lo" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2020.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1923). Lo-la-lo Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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