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A typical tune of Zanzibar / book by Charles Klein ; music by John Philip Sousa.
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A typical tune of Zanzibar / book by Charles Klein ; music by John Philip Sousa.  [Capitan (Operetta). Typical tune of Zanzibar. [uniform title...] ([c1896])

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Image Title

:  A typical tune of Zanzibar / book by Charles Klein ; music by John Philip Sousa.

Alternate Title(s)

: Capitan (Operetta). Typical tune of Zanzibar. [uniform title] Title 2.) Under the window he softly crept while father and mother and Towser slept. [first line]

Creator(s)

: Sousa, John Philip, 1854-1932 -- Composer
Klein, Charles, 1867-1915 -- Lyricist

Additional Name(s)

: Hopper, De Wolf, 1858-1935 -- Signer

Published Date

: [c1896]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.

Notes

: On cover: Vocal and instrumental selections from El Capitan, the new comic opera written for the DeWolf Hopper Opera Co. Cover includes lithograph of De Wolf Hopper as El Capitan. Note 2.) Summary: A man comes to serenade a woman with a guitar and a tune "typical of Zanzibar"; she agrees to fall in love; but Towser objects and has them buried by the sea where it is said one can still hear his guitar.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1896

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1166109

Record ID

: 464335

Digital Item Published

: 7-6-2010; updated 3-25-2011

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