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A typical tune of Zanzibar : ditty from "El capitan"/ words by Charles Klein ; music by John Philip Sousa.

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Title
A typical tune of Zanzibar : ditty from "El capitan"/ words by Charles Klein ; music by John Philip Sousa.
Additional title: El capitan. A typical tune of Zanzibar. Vocal score.
Names
Klein, Charles (1867-1915) (Lyricist)
Sousa, John Philip (1854-1932) (Composer)
Collection

Sheet music of songs from various musicals, plays, movies, and television (M.C. file)

Sheet music, 1896.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1896
Place: Cincinnati
Publisher: John Church
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (El capitan, 1896)
Genres
sheet music
Scores
Notes
Content: Caption title.
Content: First line of text of [chorus]: Ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya.
Content: First line of text: Under the window he softly crept.
Content: For voice and piano.
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Funding: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Content: Written for the DeWolf Hopper Opera Co.--Printed right center of cover.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (5 p.) : ill. ; 36 cm.
Covers separated; edges torn.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG00-C133
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14693435
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9cf64c20-c5fe-012f-62f6-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1867: Creator Born
  • 1896: Created
  • 1915: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A typical tune of Zanzibar : ditty from "El capitan"/ words by Charles Klein ; music by John Philip Sousa." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-541a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A typical tune of Zanzibar : ditty from "El capitan"/ words by Charles Klein ; music by John Philip Sousa." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 15, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-541a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896). A typical tune of Zanzibar : ditty from "El capitan"/ words by Charles Klein ; music by John Philip Sousa. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-541a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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A typical tune of Zanzibar : ditty from "El capitan"/ words by Charles Klein ; music by John Philip Sousa.