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Songs Of The British Music Hall (2013 Revised Edition)


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Media: Sheet Music
Arrangement: Melody Line, Lyrics & Chords (MLC)
Catalogue #: AM1004234
ISBN: 9781780383903

Description

Songs Of The British Music Hall presents sheet music for 50 Songs from the British Music Halls in melody line, lyrics and chord arrangements.

Includes old favourites such as: My Old Man (Said Follow The Van); It's A Bit Of A Ruin That Cromwell Knocked About A Bit; Daisy Bell (A Bicycle Made For Two). All songs are accompanied by insightful commentaries and analysis.

Also featured is an extensive history of the British Music Hall, focusing on individual songs and performers, and the personalities that populated this fascinating genre. Written by Graham Vickers.



Songs Of The British Music Hall (2013 Revised Edition) reviews verified by Reevoo

Quality of content
9.7
Value for money
9.7
Overall rating
9.7
Scores 9.7 out of 10 based on 3 reviews
10 out of 10

Robert

Ruthin GB Singer/ instrumentalist performer
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This book is an absolute joy! It is both informative and hugely entertaining. I particularly liked the biographical details of the various Music Hall performers and of the songs they made famous. Also, there are a lot of photographic illustrations and prints of music hall song sheets - really advertisements for the artist and the song in question. There are fifty songs, with musical notation and mostly - so far as I can tell - with the melodies for the verses as well as the chorus.
It is as much fun to read the lively text as it is to play and sing the songs, and the design and layout are most diverting! Congratulations to those I responsible for this engrossing book.
I can't really find much to dislike! One strange omission is the melody notation for the verse in :When I Take My Morning Promenade, which was a popular song of Marie Lloyd. Although a number of the other songs are unfamiliar to me, it does seem that they have the musical notation for both verse and chorus, so perhaps I'm being a bit mean and pedantic !Ruthin
Confirmed purchase: 10 August 2015
Published on: 29 August 2015
9 out of 10

Ian

Bury GB Ukulele player
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The history about the songs and performers.
No, it was as I expected.
Confirmed purchase: 24 February 2015
Published on: 10 March 2015

More Product Details

Sales Rank: Not specified
Published on: 04/03/2013
Format: Mixed Songbook
Length: 240 pages
Language: English
Publisher: Wise Publications
Author: Graham Vickers

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