Titanic Songbook (eBook)
Presents authentic period music, ranging from classical to ragtime, as performed on the fateful voyage of the Titanic on April 14, 1912. Ian Whitcomb- one-time rock star, now a renowned music historian and a specialist in the performance of ragtime and Tin Pan Alley songs- assembled this outstanding collection of authentic music played aboard the Titanic. The book features historical essays and anecdotes, facsimiles of the original sheet music covers, and even photos of the members of the ship's orchestra. ...more
Product Number:
96867EB
Format:
eBook
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Pages:
136
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6106-5971-6
ISBN13:
978-16106-5971-0
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
12/16/2011
Presents authentic period music, ranging from classical to ragtime, as performed on the fateful voyage of the Titanic on April 14, 1912. Ian Whitcomb- one-time rock star, now a renowned music historian and a specialist in the performance of ragtime and Tin Pan Alley songs- assembled this outstanding collection of authentic music played aboard the Titanic. The book features historical essays and anecdotes, facsimiles of the original sheet music covers, and even photos of the members of the ship's orchestra. This book is a musical/historical tour de force, sure to appeal to singers, pianists, and amateur historians alike.

Contents  In Order  of Appearance  .

in the Book

ABOUT THE AUTHOR 2

"TITANIC" Heroes of Light Music 5

Tbe Songs...

THE WHITE STAR MARCH 16

THE MOSQUITOS' PARADE. 20

MON COEUR S'OUVRE A TA VOIX from SAMSON AND DELILAH 23

OH, YOU BEAUTIFUL  DOLL 34

MUSIC HALL WALTZ MEDLEY

  • Are We To Part Like This? 40
  • If Those Lips Could Only Speak! 44

GLOW WORM 48

THE MERRY WIDOW WALTZES 54

ALEXANDER'S RAGTIME BAND. 64

SOMEWHERE A VOICE IS CALLING 69

MUSIC  HALL MARCH  MEDLEY

  • I Do Like To Be Beside the Seaside 74
  • Fall In and Follow Me 79
  • Ship Ahoy! (All the Nice Girls Love a Sailor) 84

THE ARCADIANS (Selections)

  • Chorus of Waitresses 88
  • My Motter 89
  • Arcady Is Ever Young 90

SHINE ON, HARVEST MOON 92

THAT MESMERIZING MENDELSSOHN TUNE 96

DESTINY 100

WAITING FOR THE ROBERT E. LEE 106

FRANKIE AND JOHNNY (Or You'll Miss Me in the Days to Come) 112

SILVER HEELS 116

LILY OF LAGUNA  .............................. : 122

MOONSTRUCK  from  OUR MISS GIBBS  , 126

SONGE D'AUTOMNE 129

RAGGIN' THE WAVES 134

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Table of Contents

ABOUT THE AUTHOR 2

THE ARCADIANS  (Selections)

  • Chorus of \Vaitresses 88
  • J\Iy Motter 89
  • Arcady Is Ever Young 90

ALEXANDER'S  RAGTilVIE  BAND. 64

DESTI T { 100

FRANKIE AND JOHNNY (Or You'll Miss Me in the Days to Come) 112

GLO\\' \VORJ\11 48

LILY OF LAGUNA 122

THE J\IERRY \VIDOW WALTZES 54

MON COEUR S'OlNRE A TA VOIX frotn SAMSON AND DELILAH 23

MOONSTRUCK fron1 OUR MISS GIBBS 126

THE MOSQUITOS' PARADE 20

lVIUSIC HALL MARCH MEDLEY

  • I Do Like To Be Beside the Seaside 74
  • Fall In and Follow Me 79
  • Ship Ahoy! (All the Nice Girls Love a Sailor) 84

MUSIC HALL WALTZ MEDLEY

  • Are We To Part Like This? 40
  • If Those Lips Could Only Speak! 44

OH, YOU BEAUTIFUL DOLL 34

RAGGIN' THE WAVES 134

SHINE ON, HARVEST MOON 92

SILVER HEELS 116

SOMEWHERE A VOICE IS CALLING 69

SONGE D'AUTOMNE 129

THAT MESMERIZING MENDELSSOHN TUNE 96

WAITING FOR THE ROBERT E. LEE 106

THE WHITE STAR MARCH 16


 
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