Edwardian Popular Music

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Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1975 - Music - 207 pages
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Contents

List of Illustrations
11
Street posters of the 1890s
17
Musical Comedy
21
Theatre Managers considering the expense of a novelty from
24
Les Merveilleuses a troublesome title from The Bystander
31
Robin Hood at the Lyric Theatre from The Bystander 3 3
37
Camille Clifford from The Bystander
44
Music Hall
46
A popular view of modern opera from The Strand Magazine
103
Keeping up with classical music from Punch
109
The Queens Hall Langham Place from Pictorial London
114
The Musical Evening
119
The concertina was a working mans instrument from
128
The Gramophone
132
The phonograph cannot lie from Punch
144
Outdoor Music
146

Potted Poetry 1907
50
The Palace Theatre Cambridge Circus from Around London 5 2
54
A musichall song out of its setting from Cassells Magazine
61
Vesta Tilley
68
The Shop Ballad
74
An advertisement for Chappell Co
75
Songs by Haydn were very popular from Punch
81
Amy Castles from Cassells Magazine
87
Ballads were published as picture postcards
93
The Music Pirates
97
Highbrows and Lowbrows
101
Pierrots fluctuated between professional and amateur status
157
The Crystal Palace remained a bastion of musicmaking from
162
The Choral Tradition
163
The electric tramcar from Wonderful London
168
Folk Musicthe Revival That Failed
171
To many the folksong movement was arch and pretentious
176
The Coming of Ragtime
181
The Boston from Punch
184
Appendix Record Catalogues 103
195
Index
204
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