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Babette (Valse)  Composed by Cecil Webb-Johnson

Published by Herman Darewski Music Publishing Co, London WC2 (1920)

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Il Bacio
 (Arditi) - Valse Brillante    Arranged by Maxime Heller

Published by W Paxton & Co Ltd, 95 new Oxford St, WC1

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    Baden-Powell (Schottische)    Composed by Ida Hampden

    Published by The London Music Publishing Stores, 22 London Street, London EC

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The Baden-Powell of the title is presumably Robert Baden-Powell (1857-1941), the army general who founded the Scout Movement.



Balladetta    Composed by Casa del Sarto (Op 96)   Edited by Edward Isaacs, Mus B

Published by H F Swift, 367 Cheetham Road, Manchester (1915)

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Ballet Egyptien    Composed by Alexandre Luigini (Piano transcription)

Published by L Grus & Cie, 65bis rue Miromesnil & 33 rue de la Bienfaisance, Paris (n.d.)

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Bal Masque      Composed by Percy E Fletcher    

Published by Hawkes & Son, Denman Street, Piccadilly Circus, London W    (1914)

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Beatrice Polka      (Bagatelles, No 5)     Composed by A R Reinagle

Published by Robert Cocks & Co, New Burlington Street, Regent Street, London W (n.d.)

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The titles of the Five Bagatelles are: A Scotch Dance; The Frederiksberg Polka; The Merry Laugh Polka; The Rosenberg Polka; The Beatrice Polka; Valse Militaire.




The Beating of My Own Heart   (song composed by G A Macfarren, arranged for pianoforte by Jos. Rummel)

Published by Cramer & Co Ltd, 201 Regent Street, London (n.d.)

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Beautiful Ohio (Waltz)  Composed by Mary Earl

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Bella Adorata Incognita: No 1 of Six Favourite Airs from Mercadante's opera Il Giuramento
arranged for the pianoforte by Edward F Rimbault
Pub. Chappell & Co, 49 & 50 New Bond Street, London (n.d.)
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Il Giuramento (The Oath) was first performed at La Scala, Milan, in 1837.  It was based on Victor Hugo's play Angelo, Tyrant of Padua, with libretto by Gaetano Rossi, and was widely performed over the next decade.




La Belle Siberienne (Polka)  Composed by Heinrich Steihl [sic - properly Stiehl]

Pub. Cramer, Beale & Chappell, 199 & 201 Regent Street & 67 Conduit Street, London (n.d.)

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Bells across the Meadows (Characteristic Intermezzo)  Composed by Albert W Ketelbey

Pub. Keith Prowse & Co Ltd, London W1 (1921)

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Berlin Polka    Composed by Ezra Read

Pub. The London Music Publishing Stores, 22 London street, London EC    (n.d.)

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Betty (Valse)
on melodies from the Musical Play.  Music by Paul A Rubens, additional numbers by Ernest Steffan.

Pub. Chappell & Co Ltd, 50 New Bond Street, London W 

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Betty (1915) was a musical comedy based on the book by Frederick Lonsdale and Gladys Unger, with lyrics by Adrian Ross and Rubens.  It opened in Manchester in 1914, transferring to London in 1915 where it ran for 394 performances.  It also had a New York run in 1916.  It tells the story of a kitchen maid who marries the Earl of Beverley.





The Bing Boys Are Here: Selection    Music composed by Nat D Ayer, arranged by Sydney Baynes

Pub.  B Feldman & Co, 2, 3 & 4 Arthur Street, New Oxford Street, London WC (1916)

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The Bing Boys are Here, described as 'a picture of London life in a prologue and six panels, opened in London in 1916, the first of three linked revues.  It ran for 378 performances and starred George Robey, Violet Lorraine and Alfred Lester.  The Bing Boys of the title came from the fictional village of Binghampton and the show details some of their adventures in London.
Titles included in the selection are: Entrance of the Bing Boys; Rustic Dance; If you were the only girl in the world; Come round London with me; Another little drink won't do us any harm; The Whistler Dance; Ring-a-Ling; Opening Chorus Act 2; On the right side of Bond Street; The Kiss Trot; Dear Old Shepherds Bush; The Kipling Walk; I start my day over again; Ragging the Dog dance; That languid melody; The Hyde Park Girl.  On the Right Side of Bond Street and The Kiss Trot are credited to [Philip] Braham.  The text was by George Grossmith Jr and Fred Thompson, based on Rip and Bousquet's Le Fils Touffe.  Lyrics were by Clifford Grey, music by Nat D Ayer, with additional material by Braham and possibly others.

   
Bobbing Around (Polka): introducing the popular airs Bobbing Aorund, Polly Won't You try Me Oh, known as Keemo Kimo, arranged by W Grilliers

Pub. W Young, 18A Maddox Street, Regent Street

No information found on W[illiam] Grilliers. Items arranged or composed by him listed on Amazon include: Il Trovatore Quadrille (on Verdi's opera); Pop Goes the Weasel, with instructions for dancing; My Mary Ann Polka (arr for pianoforte); 100 melodies of All Nations (easily arranged for pianoforte); Josephine Schottische (pf); Imperial Mazurka, Op 3 (pf); Hood de dooden do Polka, on favourite airs sung by Christy's Minstrels; The Gortlitza (pf); Fairy of the Valley Valse (adapted from the ballad by J A Hardwick: Who would not be a Fairy); The Corsair Galop; 










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