Charles Dickens and Music
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Charles Dickens and Music

By James T. (James Thomas) Lightwood
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Table of Contents
  • CHARLES DICKENS AND MUSIC
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF WORKS REFERRED TO With Abbreviations Used
  • CHAPTER I DICKENS AS A MUSICIAN
    • As a Singer
    • In Music Drama
  • CHAPTER II INSTRUMENTAL COMBINATIONS VIOLIN, VIOLONCELLO, HARP, PIANO
    • Violin and Kit
    • Violoncello
    • Harp
    • Piano
      • Chorus.
    • Chorus.
  • CHAPTER III VARIOUS INSTRUMENTS FLUTE, ORGAN, GUITAR (AND SOME HUMMERS)
    • Flute
    • Hummers
    • Clarionet
    • Bassoon
    • Bagpipes
    • Trombone
    • Organ
    • Barrel-Organ
    • Guitar
  • CHAPTER IV VARIOUS INSTRUMENTS (continued)
  • CHAPTER V CHURCH MUSIC
    • Parish Clerks
    • Anthems
    • Hymns and Hymn-Tunes
  • CHAPTER VI SONGS AND SOME SINGERS
    • I.—National Songs
    • II.—Songs from 1780–1840
    • III.—Contemporary Comic Songs
      • THE MAN THAT COULDN'T GET WARM.
    • THE MAN THAT COULDN'T GET WARM.
    • Some Singers
    • Glee-Singing
  • CHAPTER VII SOME NOTED SINGERS
    • The Micawbers
      • LITTLE TAFFLINE.
    • LITTLE TAFFLINE.
    • Captain Cuttle
      • LOVELY POLLY
    • LOVELY POLLY
    • Dick Swiveller
      • ALL'S WELL (Duet).
    • ALL'S WELL (Duet).
    • Teachers and Composers
    • Silas Wegg's Effusions
      • Book I, Ch. 5.
      • Book I, Ch. 15.
      • Book I, Ch. 15.
      • Book I, Ch. 15.
      • Book I, Ch. 15.
      • Book II, Ch. 7.
      • Book III, Ch. 6.
      • Book III, Ch. 6.
      • Book III, Ch. 6.
      • Book IV, Ch. 3.
    • Book I, Ch. 5.
    • Book I, Ch. 15.
    • Book I, Ch. 15.
    • Book I, Ch. 15.
    • Book I, Ch. 15.
    • Book II, Ch. 7.
    • Book III, Ch. 6.
    • Book III, Ch. 6.
    • Book III, Ch. 6.
    • Book IV, Ch. 3.
  • A LIST OF SONGS AND INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC MENTIONED BY DICKENS WITH HISTORICAL NOTES
    • A Cobbler There Was (D. & S. 2)
    • A Frog He Would (P.P. 32)
    • Alice Gray
    • All Hail to the Vessel of Pecksniff the Sire (M.C. 11)
    • All in the Downs (P.P. 3)
    • All's Well (O.C.S. 56).
    • And She Shall Walk (O.C.S. 66)
    • And You Needn't, Mr. Venus, be Your Black Bottle (O.M.F.).
    • A Stiff Nor'-Wester's Blowing, Bill (D. & S. 49)
    • Auld Lang Syne (‘Holly Tree,’ D.C. 17, 28)
    • Away With Melancholy (O.C.S. 58, O.M.F. ii. 6, P.P. 44, D.C. 8)
    • Bay of Biscay (U.T. 31, D. & S. 39, P.P. 32)
    • Beethoven's Sonata in B.
    • Begone, Dull Care (O.C.S. 7, E.D. 2)
    • Believe Me, if All Jarley's Waxworks so Rare (O.C.S. 27)
    • Believe Me, if all Those Endearing Young Charms (B.H. 55)
    • Beside that Cottage Door, Mr. Boffin (O.M.F.)
    • Bid Me Discourse (S.B.T. 4)
    • Bird Waltz (D. & S. 29, 38)
    • Black-eyed Susan (A.N.), or All in the Downs (P.P. 3)
    • Bold Turpin Vunce (P.P. 43)
    • Brave Lodgings for One (P.P. 29)
    • British Grenadiers (B.H. 49)
    • Britons, Strike Home (S.L.)
    • Buffalo Gals (Letters)
    • Cheer, Boys, Cheer (U.T. 29)
    • Copenhagen Waltz (D. & S. 7)
    • Dead March.
    • Death of Nelson (D.C. 52, D. & S. 48, O.M.F. iv. 3)
    • Di Piacer (S.B.T. 1)
    • Downfall of Paris
    • Dragon of Wantley (D.C. 38)
    • Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes (O.M.F. iii. 14)
    • Dumbledumdeary (S.B.S. 10)
    • Evening Bells (D.C. 38)
    • Fare Thee Well, and if For Ever (O.C.S. 58)
    • Fill the Bumper Fair (N.T.)
    • Flow On, Thou Shining River (S.B.T. 1)
    • Fly, Fly from the World, My Bessy, With Me (S.B.S. 2)
    • For England
    • For England, Home, and Beauty
    • For the Port of Barbados, Boys (D. & S. 15)
    • From Sport to Sport (O.C.S. 58)
    • Gee Up, Dobbin (D.C. 12)
    • Glorious Apollo (O.C.S. 13, 56)
    • Go Where Glory Waits Thee (M.C. 11)
    • God Bless the Prince of Wales (U.T. 29)
    • God Bless You, Merry Gentlemen (C.C.)
    • God Save the King (S.B.S. 19, &c.) God Save the Queen (M.C. 29)
    • Had I a Heart for Falsehood Framed (D. & S. 14)
    • Hail Columbia (M.C. 13, A.N.)
    • Harmonious Blacksmith (G.E. 21)
    • Has She Then Failed in Her Truth (N.N. 49)
    • Heart of Oak (B.R. 7, E.D. 12, U.T. 20, parody)
    • Helm a Weather, Now Lay Her Close (O.M.F.)
    • How Doth the Little— (Ch.)
    • I am a Friar of Orders Grey (S.B.S. 8) (Out of Season)
    • I Care Not For Spring
    • I'd Crowns Resign, To Call Her Mine (D.C. 25)
    • If I Had a Donkey (O.C.S. 27)
    • If You'll Come to the Bower (O.M.F.)
    • I'll Tell Thee How the Maiden Wept (O.M.F.)
    • In Hurry, Post Haste for a Licence (P.P. 10)
    • I Saw Her at the Fancy Fair (S.B.T. 11)
    • I Saw Thy Show in Youthful Prime (O.C.S. 27)
    • Isle of the Brave and Land of the Free (M.J.)
    • It May Lighten and Storm (M.C. 42)
    • Jack's Delight (to) His Lovely Nan (D.C. 11)
    • Jim Crow (A.N.)
    • Jolly Young Waterman (It., P.P. 33)
    • King Death (B.H. 33)
    • Lesbia Hath a Beaming Eye (Letter to Lemon)
    • Listen to the Waterfall (B.H. 32)
    • Little Taffline (D.C. 28)
    • Lovely Peg (D. & S. 10)
    • Marseillaise (M.C. 15, E.D. 2, L.D. 2)
    • Masaniello (S.B.T. 9)
    • May We Ne'er Want a Friend (D. & S. 15)
    • Men of Prometheus (S.B.T. 9)
    • Miss Wackles, I Believed You True (O.C.S. 8)
    • My Boat is on the Shore (G.S.) (D.C. 54, Letters)
    • My Feelings I Smother (O.C.S. 36)
    • My Heart's in the Highlands (O.C.S. 2, S.B.S. 2)
    • Never Leave off Dancing (D.C. 41)
    • No Malice to Dread, Sir (O.M.F.)
    • Non Nobis (S.B.S. 19)
    • Now's the Day, and Now's the Hour (D.C. 54)
    • Of All the Girls That Are so Smart (O.C.S. 50)
    • Off She Goes (S.B.T. 7)
    • Oft in the Stilly Night (S.B.S. 13)
    • Oh Blame Not the Bard (O.C.S. 35)
    • Oh Give Me But My Arab Steed (O.C.S. 21)
    • Oh Cheerily, Cheerily (D. & S. 32)
    • Oh Lady Fair (G.E. 13)
    • Oh Let us Love Our Occupations (Ch.)
    • Oh Landsmen are Folly (H.R.)
    • Old Clem (G.E. 12, 15)
    • Old King Cole (O.C.S. 58, P.P. 36)
    • Over the Hills and Far Away (Dr. M., M.C. 36)
    • Over the Water to Charlie (O.C.S. 27)
    • Paul and Virginia (S.B.T. 7, L.D. 13)
    • Polly Put the Kettle On (B.R. 24)
    • Red Ruffian, Retire! (S.B.C. 8)
    • Rule Britannia (D. & S. 4, 39, U.T. 2, M.C. 11, 17, A.N., D.C. 8)
    • Sally in Our Alley
    • Satan Finds Some Mischief Still (D.C. 16)
    • See from Ocean Rising (S.B.T. 7)
    • She's All My Fancy Painted Her (O.C.S. 7)
    • She's Like the Red, Red Rose (O.C.S. 8)
    • Shivery Shakey, Ain't It Cold (Dr. M.)
    • Since Laws Were Made for Every Degree (O.C.S. 66, L.D. ii. 12)
      • Tyburn Tree.
    • Tyburn Tree.
    • Since the First Dawn of Reason
    • Song About a Sparkling Bowl (Ch.)
    • Song About the Slumbering Echoes in the Cavern of Memory (D.C. 33)
    • Strew Then, Oh Strew a Bed of Rushes (O.C.S. 65)
    • Tamaroo (M.C. 32)
    • Tarry Trousers (D. & S. 39)
    • Tell Me, Shepherds (E.D. 2)
    • The Brave Old Oak (S.B.S. 2.)
    • The Bull in the China Shop
    • The Cherub That Sits Up Aloft (U.T. 5)
    • The Cordial That Sparkled for Helen (O.C.S. 61)
    • The Dashing White Sergeant (D.C. 28)
    • The Gay, the Gay and Festive Season (O.M.F.)
    • The Great Sea Snake
    • The Ivy Green (P.P. 6.)
    • The Light Guitar (S.B.T. 1, O.C.S.)
    • The Miller of the Dee (O.M.F. ii. 1)
    • The Ratcatcher's Daughter (Out of Season)
    • The Seven Ages (S.B.S. 14)
    • The Soldier, Tired (S.B.C. 4)
    • The Woodpecker Tapping (D.C. 36, L.D. 35, S.B.T. 1, M.C. 25)
    • The Young May Moon
    • Then Farewell, My Trim-Built Wherry (O.M.F.)
    • There Let 'em Be, Merry and Free, Toor-rul-lal-la (O.C.S. 56)
    • Though Lost to Sight, to Memory Dear (D. & S. 48)
    • Thrown on the Wide World (O.M.F.)
    • Time of Day (S.B.C. 8)
    • 'Tis the Voice of the Sluggard (M.C. 9)
    • 'Twas Ever Thus From Childhood's Hour (O.C.S. 56, D.C. 38)
    • Villikens and His Dinah
    • Wapping Old Stairs (U.T. 3)
    • Weep for the Hour (O.M.F.)
    • We Met (O.C.S. 36, S.B.T. 11)
    • We're a'Noddin' (B.H. 39)
    • We Won't Go Home Till Morning (P.P. 7)
    • What Are the Wild Waves Saying?
    • When He Who Adores Thee (O.C.S. 35)
    • When I Went to Lunnon Town, Sirs (G.E. 15)
      • The Astonished Countryman, or, a Bustling Picture of London.
    • The Astonished Countryman, or, a Bustling Picture of London.
    • When in Death I Shall Calm Recline
    • When Lovely Woman Stoops to Folly (O.C.S. 56)
    • When the Heart of a Man (D.C. 24, O.M.F. iii. 14)
    • When the Stormy Winds (D.C. 21, D. & S. 23)
    • White Sand (L.D. i. 32)
    • Who Passes by This Road so Late (L.D. i. 1)
    • Who Ran to Catch Me When I Fell (O.C.S. 38)
    • Wife Shall Dance and I Will Sing, so Merrily Pass the Day
    • Will Watch, the Bold Smuggler (Out of Season)
    • Yankee Doodle (U.T., A.N.)
    • Yet Lov'd I as Man Ne'er Loved (O.C.S. 50)
    • You Gentlemen of England (D. & S. 23)
    • Young Love Lived Once (S.B.S. 20)
  • INDEX OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
  • INDEX OF CHARACTERS
  • GENERAL INDEX
  • A LIST OF VOCAL AND INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC ASSOCIATED WITH DICKENS AND WITH THE CHARACTERS IN HIS NOVELS
  • TRANSCRIBER'S NOTES
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