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Title
The spider and the fly
Additional title: "Will you walk into my parlor?" said the spider to the fly. [first line]
Additional title: Isle of Champagne. Spider and the fly. [uniform title]
Names
Byrne, Charles Alfred (1848-1909) (Lyricist)
Harrison, Louis (1859-1936) (Lyricist)
Furst, William (1852-1917) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1892

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1892
Date Issued: 1892
Place: New York
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Seduction
Musicals
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Rear cover contains an advertising list for M. Witmark & Sons: Successful songs of two continents!! by the best American and English writers
Content: Dealer's stamp on cover at lower right: W. G. Metzerott & Co., F & 12th Sts., N.W., Washington D.C.
Content: Collective cover; Selections from the comedy opera success THe isle of champagne...as introduced by the Thomas Q. Seabrooke Opera Co.
Ownership: Former owner's stamp on cover at lower center: Property of Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc.
Statement of responsibility: music by William Furst ; words by Charles Alfred Byrne and Louis Harrison.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2faa9b50-c58e-012f-6c8d-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

  • 1848: Creator Born
  • 1892: Issued
  • 1909: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The spider and the fly" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1892 - 1892. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f331-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The spider and the fly" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 23, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f331-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1892 - 1892). The spider and the fly Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f331-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The spider and the fly