Research Catalog

The watermelon trust : a slow drag

Title
The watermelon trust : a slow drag / by Harry Thompson.
Author
Thompson, Harry C.,
Publication
  • New York : Barron & Thompson, [1906]
  • ©1906

Items in the Library & Offsite


About 2 Items.
Still Loading More items...

FormatAccessStatusCall NumberLocation
Notated musicSupervised useAvailableP.I. (Rag) (Thompson. Watermelon trust. Copy 1)Performing Arts Research Collections - Music
Notated musicSupervised useAvailableP.I. (Rag) (Thompson. Watermelon trust. Copy 2)Performing Arts Research Collections - Music

Details

Additional Authors
Henrich,
Description
1 score (5 pages); 34 cm
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Music.
  • Ragtime music.
Note
  • For piano solo.
  • Cover title.
  • "Dedicated to Coates and Grundy" -- at top of cover.
  • Cover design includes drawing in multiple colors of African American young men seated in a field eating watermelon; nearby are trees, a wooden fence, and a small house / Henrich.
  • Lulu Coates and James Grundy were a vaudeville team beginning approximately 1899; their most famous act was "The watermelon trust" (information from Blacks in blackface: a sourcebook on early black musical shows, pages 1387 and 1396).
Call Number
P.I. (Rag) (Thompson. Watermelon trust)
Author
Thompson, Harry C., composer.
Title
The watermelon trust : a slow drag / by Harry Thompson.
Publisher
New York : Barron & Thompson, [1906]
Copyright Date
©1906
Type of Content
notated music
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Language
Staff notation.
Chronological Term
1901-1910
Added Author
Henrich, illustrator.
Research Call Number
P.I. (Rag) (Thompson. Watermelon trust)
View in Legacy Catalog