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Music score for Fred Niblo's Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer production of Ben Hur

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Title
Music score for Fred Niblo's Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer production of Ben Hur
Additional title: Ben Hur
Additional title: Ben Hur; arranged
Additional title: Ben-Hur (Motion picture : 1925)
Names
Mendoza, David, 1894-1975 (Arranger)
Axt, William, 1882-1959 (Arranger)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1925 (Inferred)
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: *MSP-Amer. (Mendoza. Ben Hur)
Topics
Silent film music
Motion picture music
RDA records
Genres
sheet music
Scores
Notes
Statement of responsibility: adapted and arranged by David Mendoza and William Axt.
Content: Arranged for piano solo; originally for orchestra.
Content: "Based on the famous novel by Gen. Lew Wallace ; filmed by arrangement with A.L. Erlanger" -- on cover.
Date: No copyright date or symbol; date inferred from release date of motion picture.
Content: Many musical cues preceded by brief summary of action or text of intertitles.
Language: Staff notation.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (203 pages) 31 cm
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19825732
Photo Order: PO 51947
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8cc4c350-5ec5-0131-160a-58d385a7bbd0
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: Creator Born
  • 1925: Created
  • 1975: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Music score for Fred Niblo's Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer production of Ben Hur" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1925. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e7c0abb0-6f25-0131-1033-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Music score for Fred Niblo's Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer production of Ben Hur" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 18, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e7c0abb0-6f25-0131-1033-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1925). Music score for Fred Niblo's Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer production of Ben Hur Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e7c0abb0-6f25-0131-1033-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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Music score for Fred Niblo's Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer production of Ben Hur