Songs of the Gilded Age Author:Margaret Bradford Boni In this volume you will find a joyful variety of the most singable songs that ever filled the air with melody and the heart with pleasure. Composed in the Gilded Age, when group singing was a favorite national pastime, these delightful songs have an imperishable appeal -- they will be as deeply enjoyed by you and your family today as they were b... more »y Americans who sang and loved them in bygone times.
From "The Bowery" to "Toyland"...from "Sweet Rosie O'Grady" and "The Yankee Doodle Boy" to "The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo"...from "Where Did You Get That Hat?" to "I Love You Truly" -- here are funny songs and story songs, songs of tender sentiment, and others that will make you want to go right out and salute the flag. All of them are supremely melodious, perfect for close harmony, and likely to give you the feeling that you really should have gone on the stage.
Each songs has been newly arranged for piano, voice, and guitar, and each is illustrated with pictures in sparkling color.
Brimming with the enduring charms of a family album, this is a book to enjoy again and again, and to save for future generations.« less