Early Broadway Sheet Music

A Comprehensive Listing of Published Music from Broadway and Other Stage Shows, 1843–1918


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About the Book

This work, a companion to the author’s Broadway Sheet Music: A Comprehensive Listing of Published Music from Broadway and Other Stage Shows, 1918 through 1993 (McFarland 1996), provides information about all sheet music published (1843–1918) from all Broadway productions—plus music from local shows, minstrel shows, night club acts, vaudeville acts, touring companies, and shows on the road that never made it to Broadway—and all the major musicals from Chicago.

About the Author(s)

The late Donald J. Stubblebine was the author of several major McFarland reference works. He lived in Philadelphia.

Bibliographic Details

Donald J. Stubblebine
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages: 416
Bibliographic Info: 45 photos, appendices, bibliography, indexes
Copyright Date: 2010 [2002]
pISBN: 978-0-7864-4705-3
eISBN: 978-1-4766-0560-9
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments      viii

Preface      1

How to Use This Book      3

Alphabetical Listing of Musical Stage Productions      5

Appendix I: Collectors Groups      279

Appendix II: Chronological Listing of Productions      280

Bibliography      297

Lyricists and Composers Index      299

Song and Music Index      317

Book Reviews & Awards

“fascinating”—Sheet Music Magazine; “essential…some of the best references for songs and songwriters available…rare information…I would urge film music enthusiasts to get these…a fantastic amount of musical knowledge can be culled from these…filled with useful data”—Classic Images; “this outstanding reference book belongs in the library of every serious student of musical theatre…essential”—New York Sheet Music Society; “useful…simple to use…the entries provide much information…essential”—ARBA; “a must…outstanding”—Remember That Song Newsletter; “a Godsend…entertaining”—Show Music; “valuable…boggles the mind…every library should have a copy”—National Sheet Music Society Newsletter.