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The Boston cats / [words by] Arthur Macy ; [music by] Edgar A.P. Newcomb.
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Image ID: 1152933

The Boston cats / [words by] Arthur Macy ; [music by] Edgar A.P. Newcomb.  [A little cat played on a silver flute. [first line]] (c1890)

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Image Title

:  The Boston cats / [words by] Arthur Macy ; [music by] Edgar A.P. Newcomb.

Alternate Title(s)

: A little cat played on a silver flute. [first line] Title 2.) If you get pay for the tunes you play. [first line of chorus] Title 3.) Nonsense songs. The Boston cats. [uniform title]

Creator(s)

: Newcomb, Edgar Allan Poe -- Composer
Macy, Arthur, 1842-1904 -- Lyricist

Additional Name(s)

: Stevens, H. B. -- Publisher

Published Date

: c1890

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 1 score (5 p.) ; 28 cm.

Notes

: Cover illustration shows two drawings, one of the old Massachusetts State House in Boston, and the other of two cats, one playing the flute, the other crying, while a sack of one thousand pounds (i.e. currency) is dangled in front of them, while a mirror and comb sit on the ground in front of them.

Provenance

: CBS Inc.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1890

Location

: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Music Division

Digital ID

: 1152933

Record ID

: 446477

Digital Item Published

: 12-26-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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