A Century Of Ballads 1810-1910, Their Composers & Singers

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CONTENTS
PART I
CHAPTER
PAGE
I.
The Evolution of the Ballad
3
II.
Ballads of the Seventeenth Century
22
III.
Ballad Operas and Eighteenth-century Ballads
34
IV.
Concerts and Concert Singers of the Period
55
PART II
I.
Some Early Nineteenth-century Ballads
71
II.
Bishop and "Home, Sweet Home"
88
III.
Benedict and Balfe
99
IV.
Sterndale Bennett, Hullah, and Hatton
115
V.
The Songs of Henry Russell
129
VI.
The Ballad Fifty Years Ago
138
VII.
Sullivan and "The Lost Chord"
149
VIII.
Some Composers of Sullivan's Day
160
IX.
An Harmonious Quartet
187
X.
The St. James's Hall Ballad Concerts
212
XI.
Plunket Greene and Stanford's Irish Songs
237
XII.
Songs of To-day and Yesterday
248
XIII.
Some Modern Ballads and their Composers
270
XIV.
The Song-Cycle and the Short Song
289
XV.
Some Present-day Women Composers
305
XVI.
The Light Humour Ballad
327
General Index
331
Index to Ballads and Songs
339
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