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The amorous goldfish / words by Harry Greenbank;  music by Sidney Jones.
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Image ID: 1704331

The amorous goldfish / words by Harry Greenbank; music by Sidney Jones.  [A goldfish swam in a big glass bowl, as dear little goldfish...] ([c1896])

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Image Title

:  The amorous goldfish / words by Harry Greenbank; music by Sidney Jones.

Alternate Title(s)

: A goldfish swam in a big glass bowl, as dear little goldfish do. [first line] Title 2.) Geisha. Amorous goldfish. [uniform title]

Creator(s)

: Greenbank, Harry -- Lyricist
Jones, Sidney, 1861-1946 -- Composer

Additional Name(s)

: Tempest, Marie, 1866-1942 -- Singer

Published Date

: [c1896]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 1 score (8 p.) ; 36 cm.

Notes

: Cover illustration includes a drawing of two fish in water. Note 2.) On cover: Sung by Miss Marie Tempest...song from the Japanese musical play The geisha. Note 3.) Summary: Told in a humorous vein, a goldfish is in love with a officer (her human owner), but is depressed when he brings home a girlfriend. An accident causes the goldfish bowl to fall down and break and the goldfish dies. Note 4.) Version in G major.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1896

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1704331

Record ID

: 464012

Digital Item Published

: 11-5-2010; updated 3-25-2011

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