World's Largest Sheet Music Selection


A Bird in a Gilded Cage

By Harry Von Tilzer

Be the first! Write a Review

Piano and voice - Digital Download
Composed by Harry Von Tilzer (1872-1946). Upper classes, Wealth, Marriage, Sadness, Time, Death, Funeral rites & ceremonies. Lester S. Levy Collection. 4 pages. Published by Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries (LV.5989).

Item Number: LV.5989

The Most Beautiful Ballad Ever Written. A Bird in a Gilded Cage. Words by Arthur J. Lamb. Music by Harry Von Tilzer. Published 1900 by Shapiro, Remick and Company in New York. Composition of strophic with chorus with piano and voice instrumentation. Subject headings for this piece include Upper classes, Wealth, Marriage, Sadness, Time, Death, Funeral rites & ceremonies. First line reads "The ballroom was filled with fashions throng, it shone with a thousand lights.".

About The Lester S. Levy Collection

The Lester S. Levy Collection of Sheet Music consists of over 29,000 pieces of American popular music. Donated to Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries, the collection's strength is its thorough documentation of nineteenth-century American through popular music. This sheet music has been provided by Project Gado, a San Francisco Bay Area startup whose mission is to digitize and share the world's visual history.

WARNING: These titles are provided as historical documents. Language and concepts within reflect the opinions and values of the time and may be offensive to some.

About Digital Downloads

Digital Downloads are downloadable sheet music files that can be viewed directly on your computer, tablet or mobile device. Once you download your digital sheet music, you can view and print it at home, school, or anywhere you want to make music, and you don’t have to be connected to the internet. Just purchase, download and play!

PLEASE NOTE: Your Digital Download will have a watermark at the bottom of each page that will include your name, purchase date and number of copies purchased. You are only authorized to print the number of copies that you have purchased. You may not digitally distribute or print more copies than purchased for use (i.e., you may not print or digitally distribute individual copies to friends or students).

Close X

By signing up you consent with the terms in our Privacy Policy

I am a music teacher.