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Title
Tell me, dusky maiden
Additional title: Howdy do, I have for you a special invitation to a swell affair. [first line]
Additional title: Maiden believe me. [first line of chorus]
Names
Johnson, James Weldon (1871-1938) (Lyricist)
Cole, Bob (1868-1911) (Lyricist)
Johnson, J. Rosamond (John Rosamond) (1873-1954) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Place: New York
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Dresser
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
African Americans
Love songs
Flirting
Man-woman relationships
Loyalty
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Subtitle: A travesty.
Content: The sleeping beauty and the beast. [musical]
Content: On cover: Various fairytale-like characters. [illustration]
Statement of responsibility: words by J. W. Johnson Bob Cole ; music by Rosamund Johnson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2d1bca90-c599-012f-180b-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

  • : Place
  • 1871: Creator Born
  • 1901: Issued
  • 1938: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Tell me, dusky maiden" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/991d1d13-7fda-56ce-e040-e00a18065e6b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Tell me, dusky maiden" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 17, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/991d1d13-7fda-56ce-e040-e00a18065e6b

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1901). Tell me, dusky maiden Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/991d1d13-7fda-56ce-e040-e00a18065e6b

Wikipedia Citation

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Tell me, dusky maiden