Author:Dabney, Ford T


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The Last Waltz

By: Dabney, Ford T.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York And London, Joseph W. Stern & Co.: 1915

Seller ID: 16637

Condition: Very Good

Pictorial, blue-tinted covers with white titles. Sheet music is in very good condition. Covers have surface wear with corner tip creases and edge nicks/small tears. Internal page(s) are lightly age-toned/tanned with corner tip creases and edge nicks/small tears. Ford Dabney was one of the most famous, early 20thcentury, African-American composers, conductors and performers. He worked as a partner with James Reese Europe and helped form the famous Clef Club. His orchestra was very popuar but eventually failed to keep up with the changing musical scene. This sheet music from 1915 does not note D... View more info

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Oh! You Devil (Rag)

By: Dabney, Ford T. (composer) and E. Ray Goetz (lyrics)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Shapiro Music Publisher: 1910

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 16696

Condition: Very Good

This sheet music has light, general wear with expected aging. There is an unobtrusive stamp on the front and on page 2 for H. A. Becker Music House in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. Overall, this copy is VG to VG+. Aida Overton Walker was the wife of George Walker who, with Bert Williams, had made up the great duo known as Williams and Walker. Aida Walker often performed with the two. George Walker died young, and Aida developed her own career as a dancer, becoming known as "The Queen of the Cakewalk." She also danced as Salome and helped start a Salomania craze in Vaudeville. "Oh! You Devil" was co... View more info

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Castles' Half and Half

By: Europe, James Reese and Ford T. Dabney

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Joseph W. Stern & Co.: 1914

Seller ID: 16662

This sheet music has orange covers with white titles and a silhouette illustration. The covers have some edge, corner and surface wear with an old vertical crease down the middle. The crease has flattened over time. There is a former owner's signature in the upper right corner. There are some repaired tears on all the page edges. For all the flaws this is still an attractive copy in the G+ to VG- range. Please see scan. Castles' Half and Half is ragtime dance music written by African-American composers James Reese Europe and Ford T. Dabney for Vernon and Irene Castle. The Castles were incredib... View more info