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Title
I don't want to play in your yard
Names
Wingate, Philip (Lyricist)
Petrie, H. W. (Henry W.), 1857-1925 (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1894
Place: Chicago
Publisher: Petrie Music
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Music (Sheet) 99-358
Topics
Songs
Songs (High voice) with piano
Popular music -- United States -- To 1901
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Caption title.
Content: Cover photographs of young performer, identified as Pearl, and Fern Melrose.
Content: First line of chorus: I don't want to play in your yard.
Content: For voice and piano.
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: To the ladies of the Charity Circle, La Porte, Ind.--Top edge of cover.
Funding: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Content: You can't play in our yard any more--Printed bottom of cover.
Statement of responsibility: words by Philip Wingate ; music by H. W. Petrie.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (3 p.) : ill. ; 36 cm.
Center seam separating; edges frayed and torn.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG99-C854
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14693324
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2108ff80-c642-012f-3194-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1894: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I don't want to play in your yard" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8f2505d5-2aba-a821-e040-e00a180639b9

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I don't want to play in your yard" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 2, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8f2505d5-2aba-a821-e040-e00a180639b9

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894). I don't want to play in your yard Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8f2505d5-2aba-a821-e040-e00a180639b9

Wikipedia Citation

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