Sixty years of British music hall
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Published by Chappell in associationwith André Deutsch in London .
Written in English


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Statement[compiled by] John M.Garrett.
ContributionsGarrett, John M.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 .v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22137911M
ISBN 100903443139

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Music-hall lies at the root of all modern popular entertainment. It grew from the songs that people sang for their own entertainment in taverns at the start of the nineteenth century. Within a few years rooms were added to inns for shows to be staged/5. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprints of the original sheet music, with notes by Garrett. Description: approximately . Sixty Years of British Music Hall: : Garrett, John M.: Books/5(4). Sixty Old Time Variety Songs, British Music Hall songbook, sheet music, out of print. Francis, Day & Hunter. Over 90% of the songs contained in this book are .

During 30 years at the BBC, Richard Anthony Baker wrote and presented music hall and variety programmes for Radios Two and Three. For Radio Five Live, he devised the world's first obituaries programme, Brief Lives, producing its first editions/5(23).   About the author () During 30 years at the BBC, Richard Anthony Baker wrote and presented music hall and variety programmes for Radios Two and Three. For Radio Five Live, he devised the world s first obituaries programme, Brief Lives, producing its first editions. In , he published a slim biography of Marie Lloyd and in An Old Time Variety followed.5/5(1). In the first book on this subject for many years, Richard Anthony Baker whisks us off on a colourful and nostalgic tour of the rise and fall of British music hall. At the beginning of the nineteenth century people sang traditional songs in taverns for : £ British Music Hall entertainers Fred Albert () Wilkie Bard () Fred Barnes () Ida Barr () Harry Bedford () Bessie Bellwood () Ada Blanche () Bessie Bonehill () Herbert Campbell () Kate Carney () Mrs Caulfield.

Weston's Music Hall (one of the earliest) sometime in the s. Note the long tables where patrons ate and drank during performances. British taverns had provided musical entertainment since medieval times, and outdoor musical "pleasure gardens" flourished in the s. Music hall is a type of British theatrical entertainment that was popular from the early Victorian era, beginning around It faded away after as the halls rebranded their entertainment as variety. Perceptions of a distinction in Britain between bold and scandalous Victorian Music Hall and subsequent, more respectable Variety differ. Music hall involved a mixture of popular songs Cultural origins: 18th century, United Kingdom. Sixty years of British music hall. London ; New York: Chappell, (OCoLC) Document Type: Musical Score: Music Type: Songs; Popular music: All Authors / Contributors: John M Garrett. The Music Hall was a uniquely British Institution which lasted from about to Key to the period around was the cult of the personality. Many of the top line artists were persuaded to make records, and just a few of these are shown below. To find a particular artist: consult our database.