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The toy monkey / words by Harry Greenbank ; music by Lionel Monckton.
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The toy monkey / words by Harry Greenbank ; music by Lionel Monckton.  ["Click! click" said the monkey on a stick, "never in a shop ...] ([c1896])

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Image Title

:  The toy monkey / words by Harry Greenbank ; music by Lionel Monckton.

Alternate Title(s)

: "Click! click" said the monkey on a stick, "never in a shop I'll stay!" [first line of chorus] Title 2.) Fresh from the paintpot, a monkey on a stick posed in the window of a shop. [first line] Title 3.) Geisha. Toy monkey. [uniform title] Title 4.) I'll wish him a polite good-day. [alternative title]

Creator(s)

: Monckton, Lionel, 1861-1924 -- Composer
Greenbank, Harry -- Lyricist

Published Date

: [c1896]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 1 score (6 p.) ; 32 cm.

Notes

: Former owner's signature on cover at top right [cut off; illegible]. Note 2.) On cover: Sung by Miss Letty Lind...song and dance from teh Japanese muical play The geisha. Note 3.) Pages 6-7 contain dance music for solo piano. Note 4.) Summary: A toy monkey wanders out of a store to see society, but they ignore him. Trying to return he gets damaged; the storemen try to fix him but in vain. Note 5.) Verso of title page contains the title "I'll wish him a polite good-day" with texts of two verses and choruses.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1896

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1166100

Record ID

: 464326

Digital Item Published

: 6-9-2010; updated 3-25-2011

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