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Object ID 002522

Object Name The June-bugs dance

Object Desc By Eduard Holst. Print sheet music with color lithograph cover art. Images of june bugs dancing and playing instruments. 8 pages.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002153

Alternate ID

General Category Printed Material

Category Sheet Music


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 7

Object Date 1906

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords sheet music,music,Holst, Eduard,pianos,Jerome H. Remick & Co.,

Title The June-bugs dance

Sub-Title Tanz der Maikafer. Danse d'un Hanneton



Description / Abstract Sheet music for piano solo or duets. Left side has part for second person and right side of music is for first person. Copyright 1889 by Wm. Rohlfing and Sons and transfered to Jerome H. Remick & Co. Written by Eduard Holst.

Physical Description Rectangular print with color lithograph cover. Consists of two large sheets of paper that are folded in the center and one interior sheet (page 5-6). Cover art has text across in decorative lettering. Images of Junebugs playing instruments and dancing at center. At bottom is publisher and author information. Interior pages have music printed with text. At lower edge on first page has text "Copyright 1889 by Wm. Rohlfing and Sons / Transfered to Jerome H. Remick & Co." Left pages are for "Secondo" and right pages are "Primo". On back is an advertisement for Jerome H. Remick & Co. publications in black ink with leaf graphic at top and image of sheet music "After Vespers" by Neil Moret. Dimensions: 13 1/2" H x 10 3/4" W

Author Eduard Holst

Author Details He was a Danish playwright, composer, actor, and dancer. He was born in Copenhagen and died in New York City. Holst composed about 2,000 works.




Language English/German

Publisher Jerome H. Remick & Co.

Publisher Details Remick was a Detroit music publisher starting when he purchased the Whitney-Warner Publishing Company in 1898. In 1905 he started his own company Jerome H. Remick & Co.

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Image Caption CMY2153



Date JUN 19,2014

Summary poor

Assessor BN

Notes Mold along edges of front and back covers. At upper right corner there is a crease which runs through all pages. Spine is worn and creased. At lower right corner there is tearing and loss of a small area of paper. Creasing along right edge of cover from use. Interior pages are yellowing on edges. On first page, interior of cover, there is ink rubbed off throughout page. Small tears on lower right edges of interior pages from handling and use. On bakc cover tear at upper edge to left of center. Creases along edges.


Date JUN 19,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date JUN 19,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 7 from Dr. Joseph Eisenberg Exhibit - automatic entry by admin