A Fishy Fishing Story (Hanray, Lawrence)

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Ross Duncan Boyle (2020/2/11)

Publisher. Info. London: Reynolds & Co., 1906. Plate R.C. 1,235.
Misc. Notes Acquired through payment from the British Library's Imaging Services.

Shelfmark H.3984.j.(40.)

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General Information

Work Title A Fishy Fishing Story
Alternative. Title Humorous Song
Composer Hanray, Lawrence
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ILH 1
Key B-flat major
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1906
First Performance. 1906
First Publication. 1906
Librettist Composer
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 3 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, piano
Extra Information A humorous song about a fisherman's catch being comically blown completely out of proportion. Sung by Tom Clare, a famous British comic, on the His Master's Voice label in 1911. Misattributed as "A Fishy, Fishy Story" on the label.