As of Monday, August 3, The New York Public Library has expanded grab-and-go service to 30 branch locations as part of our gradual reopening. We hope to reopen even more locations soon. Find details about locations, services, and requirements, and learn more about accessing our remote resources.

At the devil's ball

More Details Cite This Item

Library division & collection with this item:

View this item elsewhere:

Title
At the devil's ball
Names
Pfeiffer, E. H. (Illustrator)
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989 (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1913

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1913
Place: New York
Publisher: Waterson, Berlin & Snyder
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Music (Sheet) 99-310
Topics
Songs
Weber & Burns -- Pictorial works
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover illustrated by E.H. Pfeiffer, N.Y.
Content: First line of chorus: At the devil's ball, at the devil's ball.
Content: First line of text: I had a dream last night.
Content: For voice and piano.
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Photograph inset of Weber & Burns, upper right of cover.
Funding: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: [words and music] by Irving Berlin.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (4 p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
Center seam torn.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG99-C786
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14661852
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fb644ba0-c641-012f-8f62-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1913: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "At the devil's ball" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1913. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-52ed-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "At the devil's ball" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 13, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-52ed-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1913). At the devil's ball Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-52ed-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-52ed-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99 | title= (notated music) At the devil's ball, (1913)|author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=August 13, 2020 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations}}</ref>

At the devil's ball