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Title: "All's Well"

Accession Number: 2004.26.1
Category: MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS & SHEET MUSIC
Type: sheet music
Maker: Braham, John; Lawson, J.; Dibdin, Thomas (II)
Place: England, London
Date:
Materials: paper
Description: Sheet music, "All's Well", "THE/ Popular Duet/ in the Comic Opera of the/ ENGLISH FLEET."; words by [Thomas Dibdin (II)], music by [John] Braham; published London by J. Lawson, no date; cover in various typefaces and scrolls; 4 pages. Notes from Stuart M. Frank: "Thomas Dibdin (1771-1841) was the eldest son of Charles Dibdin (1745-1814) and the namesake of Charles's older brother Thomas (I), the subject of Dibdin's greatest and most enduring song, "Poor Tom" (Tom Bowling") (1789) [see 2003.21.15 and 2005.28.12]. John Braham [ne Abraham] (1774?-1856) was a celebrated baritone and composer of sea songs. "All's Well" appeared inthe comic opera 'The English Fleet,' written by S.J. Arnold; it is also anthologized in sheet music entitled 'A Nautical Fantasia' (London, n.d.), already in the MSM collection (2000.159.9). Ref's: Sabine Baring-Gould, 'English Minstrelsie,' 1926; H.K. Johnson, 'Our Familiar Songs,' 1881, etc."

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