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The Resource Break the news to mother, words and music by Chas. K. Harris ; arr. by Jos. Clauder

Break the news to mother, words and music by Chas. K. Harris ; arr. by Jos. Clauder

Label
Break the news to mother
Title
Break the news to mother
Statement of responsibility
words and music by Chas. K. Harris ; arr. by Jos. Clauder
Title variation
  • While the shot and shell were screaming on the battle field
  • Just break the news to mother
Creator
Contributor
Arranger
Composer
Lyricist
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UMK
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1864-1930
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Harris, Chas. K.
Form of composition
popular music
Format of music
full score
LC call number
M1644.H277
LC item number
B74 1897h
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
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1853-1913
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Clauder, Jos
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  • Harris, Chas. K.
  • Hull, Caroline
  • Spanish-American War, 1898
  • Battle casualties
  • Soldiers
  • Patriotic music
  • Popular music
  • War songs
  • Death songs
  • Songs with piano
  • Music
  • Spanish-American War, 1898
Label
Break the news to mother, words and music by Chas. K. Harris ; arr. by Jos. Clauder
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • For voice and piano
  • Caption title
  • First line of text: While the shot and shell were screaming on the battle field
  • First line of chorus: Just break the news to mother
  • Advertising includes musical incipits for "There is no flag like the red white and blue" by Chas K. Harris ; "My African queen" by Barney Fagan ; "Just behind the times" by Chas. K. Harris ; "Travelling men's protective association march" by Joseph Clauder ; "My sweet Eileen" by Byrd Dougherty ; "Tim Reilly" by Henry F. Blaese; "Dear college chums" Chas. K. Harris ; "Baby you done me deed you did" by Ed Rogers and "Mary Ann McCue" by Jay Mack
  • "Sung with great success by Caroline Hull"--Cover
  • Cover illustration: Gun, flag with drawing of young soldier being shot while carrying the flag and smaller vignettes showing him with his fellow soldiers, lying dead and a soldier breaking the news to his mother; includes inset photos of the composer and Caroline Hull
Control code
000154348
Dimensions
36 cm.
Extent
1 score (4 p.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 154348
  • (OCoLC)383582769
Label
Break the news to mother, words and music by Chas. K. Harris ; arr. by Jos. Clauder
Publication
Note
  • For voice and piano
  • Caption title
  • First line of text: While the shot and shell were screaming on the battle field
  • First line of chorus: Just break the news to mother
  • Advertising includes musical incipits for "There is no flag like the red white and blue" by Chas K. Harris ; "My African queen" by Barney Fagan ; "Just behind the times" by Chas. K. Harris ; "Travelling men's protective association march" by Joseph Clauder ; "My sweet Eileen" by Byrd Dougherty ; "Tim Reilly" by Henry F. Blaese; "Dear college chums" Chas. K. Harris ; "Baby you done me deed you did" by Ed Rogers and "Mary Ann McCue" by Jay Mack
  • "Sung with great success by Caroline Hull"--Cover
  • Cover illustration: Gun, flag with drawing of young soldier being shot while carrying the flag and smaller vignettes showing him with his fellow soldiers, lying dead and a soldier breaking the news to his mother; includes inset photos of the composer and Caroline Hull
Control code
000154348
Dimensions
36 cm.
Extent
1 score (4 p.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 154348
  • (OCoLC)383582769

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