The New Bully (1896)
Last updated: 28.01.22
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Composer: M. Irwin Suppliers: dbe15.gif
Editor: Geoff Grainger Quintet D/T/T/B/GB(B)
Publisher: Ditty Box Enterprises Publication: DBE 1096
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Length: approx. 2 mins.
The New Bully is a two-step arrangement by Theodore F. Morse of May Irwin's famous coon song May Irwin's Bully Song which was also published in 1896. It is a jolly romp with the following lyrics provided for bars 65 to 80:

Love me, love me Lou, say you love me do.
If you love me as I love you, Why come and kiss your baby do.

In this adaptation for recorder quintet the melodies are shared mostly by the descant and 1st tenor voices but the basses too have their say for a few bars. A great ensemble piece.
The New Bully was published by Howley, Haviland & Dresser, New York, USA.
A tempo of 120 crotchets/min. is suggested.
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