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Title
A bird in a gilded cage
Additional title: She's only a bird in a gilded cage. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: The ballroom was filled with fashion's throng. [first line]
Names
Lamb, Arthur J., 1870-1928 (Lyricist)
Von Tilzer, Harry, 1872-1946 (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1900
Place: New York
Publisher: Shapiro, Berstein & Von Tilzer
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Music (Sheet) 99-316
Topics
Songs
Wealth -- Moral and ethical aspects
Young women
Waltzes
Regret
Death & burial
Genres
Scores
Notes
Funding: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Content: Caption title.
Content: For voice and piano.
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Portrait of Harry Von Tilzer on cover, signed "Yours in Melody".
Statement of responsibility: words by Arthur J. Lamb ; music by Harry Von Tilzer.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (3 p.) : ill. ; 28 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG99-C792
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14661858
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0142f860-c642-012f-3ae6-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1870: Creator Born
  • 1900: Created
  • 1928: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A bird in a gilded cage" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-5302-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A bird in a gilded cage" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-5302-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1900). A bird in a gilded cage Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-5302-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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A bird in a gilded cage