Battle of the Marne : march / by J. Luxton

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For piano.
"Descriptive March Fantasia"--P. 2.
"Op. 2"--P. 2.
Illustrated t.p. depicts a battle scene with a biplane and an airship in the sky. Helmet and swords used as decorative devices with various national flags in the border. Signed Al. Barbelle.
Publisher's advertisement on verso of p. 5 has incipits of sixteen piano pieces: By the sea : reverie / Leander Fisher. Rose waltz : standard / W.C. Powell. Little soldier march : school march / W.C. Powell. Twilight shadows : referie / Jerome Heller. Love's whispering : waltzes / L. Gould. Twinkling stars : three-step / Jerome Heller. Reflections : reverie / Jerome Heller. Beautiful tho'ts of love / Jerome Heller. Greyhound march / John Parker. Con amore : valse hesitation / W.C. Powell. Vision waltz : reverie-waltz / J. Holfman. Rippling waters : caprice / Wm. T. Pierson. Battle in the sky : march / J. Luxton. Valse Estelle / E. Goldston. Evening prayer : reverie / L. Gould. Twittering birds : reverie / John J. Fitzpatrick.
Contents
Soldiers' prayer before the siege -- The sound of distant guns -- The call to arms -- Cavalry call -- Gunners rush to their posts -- Army corps approaching in the distance -- Gradually getting in line -- Infrantry marching in perfect order -- Field guns -- Rain of shrapnel -- Machine guns -- Groans of the dying -- Battle rages with terrible fierceness
1916
C1916
1911-1920
1910-1920
Call number
M1 .B4
Author
Luxton, J cmp
Barbelle 1888-1957 ill
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI
Topic
Marches (Piano)
Fantasia
Piano music
Popular instrumental music
Marne, 1st Battle of the, France, 1914
Biplanes
Airships
Campaigns & battles
Trench warfare
Helmets
Daggers & swords
Flags
American
Place
United States
Physical description
5 p. of music ; 36 cm
Smithsonian Libraries
Type
Songs and music
Art
Battle pieces (Music)
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Sheet music covers
Sheet music