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Title
Sister Mary Jane's top note
Additional title: Girl from Paris. Sister Mary Jane's top note. [uniform title]
Additional title: Sit back! hold tight! Mary's going to sing! [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Some people have the money, and others have the brains. [first line]
Names
Bowyer, Frederick (Lyricist)
Hall, Josephine (Singer)
Caryll, Ivan (1861-1921) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York
Publisher: Boosey & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Singers
Humorous songs
Musicals
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Chorus also arranged for soloist and soprano, tenor, and bass voices.
Content: On cover: Sung by Miss Josephine Hall, in the new musical comedy The girl from Paris.
Content: Summary: No singer is quite like Sister Mary Jane (who apparently can't sing at all), so watch out when she sings.
Statement of responsibility: words by F. Bowyer ; music by Ivan Caryll.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9d48f2f0-c591-012f-1c5b-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

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Sister Mary Jane's top note" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-16e3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Sister Mary Jane's top note" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-16e3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896). Sister Mary Jane's top note Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-16e3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Sister Mary Jane's top note