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Title
The little maid who couldn't say no
Additional title: So she couldn't say "No". [first line of chorus]
Additional title: There was once a little maiden in the days gone by. [first line]
Names
Ranken, Frederic (Lyricist)
Witmark, Isidore, 1871-1941 (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Place: New York ; Chicago ; London
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Young women
Etiquette
Betrothal
Humorous songs
Musicals
Sexual attraction
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Women dancing in a chorus line. [illustration]
Content: The Chaperons. [musical]
Statement of responsibility: words by Frederic Ranken ; music by Isidore Witmark.
Date: Copyright date: 1901
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6fc9cc70-c598-012f-db1e-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

  • 1901: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The little maid who couldn't say no" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/933819dc-0fcb-afcf-e040-e00a18061d14

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The little maid who couldn't say no" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 23, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/933819dc-0fcb-afcf-e040-e00a18061d14

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1901). The little maid who couldn't say no Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/933819dc-0fcb-afcf-e040-e00a18061d14

Wikipedia Citation

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The little maid who couldn't say no