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Source:   Sheet music, 1897


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Africa's four hundred / words and music by Barney Fagan.
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Image ID: 1165420

Africa's four hundred / words and music by Barney Fagan.  [Africa's four hundred, shining lights of fashion. [first lin...] (c1897)

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Image Title

:  Africa's four hundred / words and music by Barney Fagan.

Alternate Title(s)

: Africa's four hundred, shining lights of fashion. [first line] Title 2.) Light and airy as a feather. [first line of chorus]

Creator(s)

: Fagan, Barney -- Lyricist
Fagan, Barney -- Composer

Published Date

: c1897

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.

Notes

: Lacking cover. Note 2.) Summary: The four hundred best couples from Africa [i.e. African Americans] are assembling to have a "Rag" reception of high class quality; various people dance; at one point an argument ensues and knives drawn, but after an apology the reception continues happily.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1897

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1165420

Record ID

: 464364

Digital Item Published

: 4-2-2010; updated 3-25-2011

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