Growls (1911)
Last updated: 16.10.17
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Composer: A.H. Cooper Suppliers: dbe15.gif
Editor: Geoff Grainger Sextet D/A/T/T/B/GB(B)
Publisher: Ditty Box Enterprises Publication: DBE 1186
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Length: approx. 2¾ mins.
Growls is more of a snappy rag than a growling one. It's form is ABACDCD whereby the AB- and CD- strains are in the major flatted keys of Bb and Eb respectively. The melodies are shared by the descant and treble voices . The score is devoid of dynamics and there is very little ornamentation. The cover of the original sheet music appropriately shows a chained bulldog straining on his leash to see off a ragged itinerant.
Growls was published by Joseph Krolage Music Co., Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
A tempo of 80 crotchets/min. is suggested.