Caller Herring - variations by Knapton (n.d. - the original appeared first in 1820)
The song 'Caller Herrin' was written by Carolina Oliphant, Lady Nairne (1766-1845) with music by Nathaniel Gow (1766-1831). Caller Herrin' (meaning 'Fresh herring') was the call of the Newhaven fishwives.
Canadian Capers (Fox-trot), composed by Chandler-White & Cohen (1921)
Pub. B Feldman & Co, 125/7/9 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2
Canadian Capers was written by Gus Chandler, Bert White and Henry Cohen in 1915 but did not become popular until the copyright was transferred to a different publisher in 1921. It was later updated to become 'Cuttin' Capers in the 1949 Doris Day film: My Dream is Yours.
Carmen - Selection for Pianoforte from Bizet's opera, transcribed by G van den Dyck
Pub. The People's Music Library, 35 & 36 Temple Chambers, London EC4 (People's Music Library No 7)
The opera 'Carmen', based on a novella by Prosper Merimee, was composed by Georges Bizet (1838-1875) in 1875, with libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halevy.
The Chocolate Soldier - Selection for piano solo. Music composed by Oscar Straus, arranged by J Bodewalt Lampe (1909)
Pub. Jerome H Remick & Co, New York / Detroit; B Feldman & Co, 2 & 3 Arthur Street, New Oxford Street, London WC
The Chocolate Soldier was an opera bouffe based on George Bernard Shaw's 'Arms and the Man', with libretto by Bernauer and Jacobson, English libretto by Stanislaus Stange and music by Oscar Straus. Musical numbers in the selection: The Chocolate Soldier; Come, Come, My Hero; Sympathy; The Bulgarians; Tiralala (Romance); Thank the Lord the war is over; Falling in love; Forgive, Forgive; That would be lovely; The Letter Song.
Cinema Music No 1, composed by G H Clutsam (1914)
Pub. Metzler & Co (1909) Ltd, 40-43 Great Marlborough Street, London W
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The Cingalee - Selection, composed by Lionel Monckton*, selected and arranged for the pianoforte by Dan Godfrey (1904)
Pub. Chappell & Co, Ltd, 50 New Bond Street, London W
Musical numbers in the selection: The New Year; Opening Chorus, Act II; Pearl of Sweet Ceylon; Tea, Tea, Tea; My Cinnamon Tree; In the Island of Gay Ceylon; My dear little Cingalee; White and Brown Girl*; Finale, Act I; Monkeys*; Sloe Eyes*; The dance I'll lead him; March, Finale, Act II.
* additional numbers (marked with an asterisk) were composed for the show by Paul A Rubens
The Cingalee, or Sunny Ceylon, was a musical play by James Tanner, with music by Lionel Monckton, lyrics by Adrian Ross and Percy Greenbank, and additional material by Paul Rubens. It opened at Daly's Theatre, London on 5 March 1904 and ran for 365 performances. It was later the subject of a court case when Captain John Fraser successfully sued George Edwardes, produces of the Cingalee, for making unfair use of material from Fraser's own comic opera, Hanjiahn, or the Lotus Girl, which Edwardes had previously rejected.
Come into the Garden, Maud - Waltz based on the popular song, by Theo Bonheur (n.d.)
Pub. W Paxton, 19 Oxford Streeet, London W
The original song is a setting of part of the monodrama Maud (1855), by Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809-1892), composed by Michael Balfe (1808-1870) in 1857.
Continental Songs, Set 10, arranged for the Pianoforte by Charles W Glover (n.d. but copy has handwritten date of 1852)
Pub. Leoni Lee & Coxhead, 48 Albermarle Street, London
songs as described: Canadian Boat Song (Canadian); Hail Columbia (American); Home Sweet Home (Sicilian); God Preserve the Emperor (German); Cosa Feci ah' Sventurata (Florentine)
Coster Songs: Popular Selection on Albert Chevalier's Coster Songs by Charles Godfrey RAM (BM Royal Horse Guards) (n.d.)
Pub. Reynolds & Co, 13 Berners Street, London W
includes: The Coster's Serenade; Wot Cher; Such a nice man too; The Johnnie's Serenade; The future Mrs 'Awkins; Yer can't 'elp likin' 'im; The Waxwork Show; The nasty way 'e sez it; Yuss (The Coster's Courtship); Tink a Tink
Country Dances (selection, including Sir Roger de Coverley) (n.d.)
Pub. Cuningham Boosey & Co, 296 Oxford Street. London W (Universal Music No 192)
dances included: Fairy Dance; The Triumph; White Cockade; Le Boulanger; Drops of Brandy; Russian Dance; Sir Roger de Coverly
Country Dances: J Lawson's First Set of Country Dances, as performed at the Nobilities Balls (n.d.)
Pub. J Lawson, 42 Rathbone Place, Oxford Street, London
dances: Sir Roger de Coverley; The Triumph; Sich a Getting Up Stairs; The Coal Black Rose; Jenny Jones (or Cader Idris)
Czardas ['The Celebrated Czardas'], composed by V Monti, arr. for piano solo (1929, composed c1904)
Pub. G Ricordi & Co (London) Ltd, 271 Regent Street, London W1