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Thread #10179   Message #69479
Posted By: Joe Offer
09-Apr-99 - 05:02 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: I am a Fine Musician - German song?
Subject: RE: I am a Fine Musician - German song?
Here's the excerpt from The Lester S. Levy Collection of Sheet Music: THE WONDERFUL MUSICIAN

Title: The Wonderful Musician.
Composer, Lyricist, Arranger: Words by Walter Greenaway, Esqre.; Music by Vincent Davies.
Publication: London: Wood & Co., 3 Guilford St., Russell Square, W.C., 1871.
Form of Composition: strophic with chorus
Instrumentation: piano and voice
First Line: A wonderful musician once, In Germany did dwell, His name quite unpronounceable, Impossible to spell
First Line of Chorus: A big drum a kettle drum the fiddle flute and piccolo, piano harp harmonium and many more beside
Performer: Sung Also by James Francis of the Mohawk Minstrels.
Engraver, Lithographer, Artist: Alfred Concanen del.
Plate Number: 1540
Subject: Orchestras
Subject: Percussion instruments
Subject: String instruments
Subject: Brass instruments
Subject: Woodwind instruments
Subject: Noise pollution
Subject: Accidents

I can't get the lyrics to display at Levy, so the link above may not work.
-Joe Offer-