Bobbie's Banjo (Harraden, Herbert)

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General Information

Work Title Bobbie's Banjo
Alternative. Title Humorous Song
Composer Harraden, Herbert
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHH 1
Key C major
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1890
First Performance. 1890/10/11
First Publication. 1898
Librettist Composer
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 4 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voice, piano
Extra Information A humorous ditty about a family member's banjo, and their annoyance and illness because of it. The date of the composition is varied, as the James Bath copy by the British Library is dated 1898, however there are newspapers citing that programmes had the song performed in 1890 by the Composer himself.