If It Wasn't For The 'Ouses In Between (Brunn, George Le)

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Ross Duncan Boyle (2020/1/7)

Publisher. Info. London: Francis Day and Hunter, n.d.(ca.1930s).
Misc. Notes With many thanks to Derek B. Scott, Professor of Critical Musicology, University of Leeds.
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General Information

Work Title If It Wasn't For The 'Ouses In Between
Alternative. Title The Cockney's Garden
Composer Brunn, George Le
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGB 5
Key B-flat major
First Performance. 1894
First Publication. 1894
Librettist Edgar Bateman (fl.1890-1901)
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 3 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
Extra Information A music hall song made famous by Gus Elen. About a coster making his house and garden, and the impacts of the scenery due to an overcrowded London, due to a boom of population over the Victorian era.