[Sheet music]: Who Knows?

New York: M. Witmark & Sons, 1915.

Price: $45.00

Softcover. Later printing. Folio. Two nested bifoliums making eight pages. Outer bifolium separated at the fold, music shop stamp and owner name on the front cover, edgewear including a chip out of the fore edge of the front cover, and a small abrasion to the back cover affecting a sample, still a good and complete copy. For voice and piano (in the key of F). Plate impression "M.W. & Sons 12028-4." Features a sample of "There's a Long, Long Trail" by Stoddard King and Zo Ellioti, as well as "Mother Machree," "A Little Bit of Heaven: Shure They Call It Ireland," "When Irish Eyes are Smiling," and "That's an Irish Lullaby." Paul Laurence Dunbar is an important African American literary figure, remembered in part for writing the lyrics for the landmark musical, *In Dahomey*, which according to historian Gerald Bordman, was "the first full-length musical written and played by blacks to be performed at a major Broadway house."

Item #506587

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Item #506587 [Sheet music]: Who Knows? Paul Laurence DUNBAR, words by, music by Ernest R. Ball.