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Eli Green's cake-walk / words by Dave Reed Jr. ; music by Sadie Koninsky.
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Eli Green's cake-walk / words by Dave Reed Jr. ; music by Sadie Koninsky.  [Swing round and show yo' clothes my lady. [first line of cho...] ([c1896])

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Image Title

:  Eli Green's cake-walk / words by Dave Reed Jr. ; music by Sadie Koninsky.

Alternate Title(s)

: Swing round and show yo' clothes my lady. [first line of chorus] Title 2.) Up in de sky dars a yaller moon a-beamin'. [first line]

Creator(s)

: Reed, David, 1872-1946 -- Lyricist
Koninsky, Sadie -- Composer

Published Date

: [c1896]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

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

Notes

: Cover includes drawing of an African American male and female couple, arm in arm, apparently doing a cake walk (their feet obscured by the woman's dress). Illustrator's device at left below woman's dress. Note 2.) On cover: A red hot number. Note 3.) Page 7 has music for piano only labeled Cake Walk. Note 4.) Summary: In ethnic stereotyped language, the narrator describes African Americans enjoying dancing cakewalks.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1896

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1165854

Record ID

: 464080

Digital Item Published

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

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