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A Songbook of Charles Leslie Johnson : War and Other Pieces - Philip A Stewart

A Songbook of Charles Leslie Johnson

War and Other Pieces


Published: 30th January 2010
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This final volume of Charles Leslie Johnson's music showcases 29 songs with lyrics and includes a special section Johnson wrote in response to the national patriotic fervor of World War I. Piano players and music enthusiasts will tap their toes and raise a toast to such march songs as Far Across the Ocean Blue, The Kaiser's Military Ball, Our Boys Over There, Old Glory Unfurled, When the War Is Over, and When You Strike at Old Glory. Each selection features its cover design and is digitally reproduced from the original song sheet, thus showing the reader a variety of typefaces and styles of the era. Other songs illustrate the range of Johnson's talent and diversity with such titles as If I Only Had a Girl, I'm Goin- Good Bye I'm Gone, Ma Pickaninny Babe, Meet Me Where the Shadows Fall, and When You Dream of the Girl You Love. This songbook brings the reader a taste of American music, art, and life from the tumultuous turn of the century through World War I. These songs were intended primarily for performance.

ISBN: 9780982270554
ISBN-10: 0982270550
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 127
Published: 30th January 2010
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.94 x 20.96  x 0.69
Weight (kg): 0.3