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Beau Belles or That's the Way the Bell Goes

Title: Beau Belles or That's the Way the Bell Goes
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  • Vernon, Frank
  • Concanen, Alfred
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Publication Date: 1875
Instrumentation: Piano
Subject: N/A
WIMA Collections: Alfred Concanen Collection
ID: AlCon SL 00-041
Publisher: John Alvey Turner
Publication Place: London
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Historical Notes

Francis, Day & Hunter was an English firm of music publishers founded by William and James Francis and David Day in 1877. They were joined by Harry Hunter, songwriter and leader of the Manhattan Minstrels, who sold his interest in 1900. Their first offices were in Oxford Street; in 1897 they moved to Charing Cross Road, becoming the first popular music publishers in the area that became London's 'Tin Pan Alley'. They issued music-hall songs, and in 1882 published their first Comic Annual and Dance Album. About 1900 Day formed the Musical Copyright Association to protect the interests of songwriters and their publishers against pirate firms. Members brought the issue of music piracy to national attention; a new Copyright Act resulted (1911), and in 1914 Day helped found the Performing Rights Society. http://oxfordindex.oup.com/view/10.1093/gmo/9781561592630.article.10112

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