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Author Wilson, Jason, 1970-

Title Soldiers of song [electronic resource] : the Dumbells and other Canadian concert parties of the First World War / Jason Wilson.

Imprint Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2012.

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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I Introduction -- II The Music Hall and Beyond -- III In the Interest of Morale: The Dumbells and the Development of the Canadian Concert Party -- IV Only a Soldier Knows: The War and Humour The Canadian Concert-Party Experience -- V The Dumbells in Peace -- Note on Sources and Acknowledgements -- Appendices. A Dramatis Personae : CEF Concert-Party Entertainers of WWI -- B Notable Concert Parties of the CEF and BEF -- C Important Casts of the CEF Concert Parties -- D Postwar Concert Party Revues -- E North American Tour Itineraries -- F Catalogue of Dumbells Sheet Music -- G Catalogue of Dumbells-Related Music -- H Miscellaneous Songs -- I Important British Music-Hall Revues.
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Subject Dumbells (Musical group)
World War, 1914-1918 -- Music and the war.
Revues -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- Canada -- 1911-1920.
Popular music -- Canada -- 1921-1930.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
ISBN 9781554588824 (electronic bk.)
1554588820 (electronic bk.)