The wedding of the Reuben and the maid

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Title
The wedding of the Reuben and the maid
Additional title: In Washington. Wedding of the Reuben and the maid. [uniform title]
Additional title: They were on their honeymoon, and they'd had no chance to spoon. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: They were on their honeymoon. [alternative title]
Additional title: You've heard about the Reuben and the time he came to town. [first line of song]
Names
Levi, Maurice (Lyricist)
Smith, Harry Bache (1860-1936) (Lyricist)
Starmer (Cover designer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: New York
Publisher: Rogers Bros. Music Publishing
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Honeymoons
Betrothal
Humorous songs
Musicals
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Summary: The narrator relates humorous stories concerning Reuben and the maid who becomes his bride.
Content: Contains 16 measures labeled Dance music at end of vocal part.
Content: Cover design by Starmer includes caricature of a man and woman dressed to be married; cover also includes photograph of the four principals from In Washington in costume.
Content: Remainder of title: The cyclonic success in the Rogers Bros. latest farce In Washington by John J. McNally, management of Klaw & Erlanger
Statement of responsibility: lyric by Harry B. Smith ; music by Maurice Levi
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5bd072b0-c599-012f-3f97-58d385a7bc34
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: Copyright date
  • 1901: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The wedding of the Reuben and the maid" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97d954cc-053c-0291-e040-e00a18065eca

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The wedding of the Reuben and the maid" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 24, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97d954cc-053c-0291-e040-e00a18065eca

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1901). The wedding of the Reuben and the maid Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97d954cc-053c-0291-e040-e00a18065eca

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The wedding of the Reuben and the maid