Charles K Harris - After the Ball sheet music

Charles K Harris - After the Ball sheet music for Clarinet



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This piece is part of our Tin Pan Alley Songs for Clarinet and Piano Compilation

Tempo: One in a bar h.=56 BPM

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Composed:1891
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One of the most successful songs in Tin Pan Alley History - selling over 2 million copies of the sheet music in 1892

After the Ball
(Charles K. Harris)

A little maiden climbed an old man's knee
Begged for a story, "Do, uncle, please!"
Why are you single? Why live alone?
Have you no babies? Have you no home?"
"I had a sweetheart, years, years ago
Where she is now, pet, you will soon know.
List to the story, I'll tell it all
I believ'd her faithless, after the ball."

cho: After the ball is over,
After the break of morn,
After the dancers' leaving
After the stars are gone;
Many a heart is aching
If you could read them all
Many the hopes that have vanished
After the ball.

Bright lights were flashing in the grand ballroom
Softly the music playing sweet tunes;
There came my sweetheart, my love, my own,
"I wish some water, leave me alone."
When I returned, dear, there stood a man
Kissing my sweetheart, as lovers can.
Down fell the glass, pet, broken, that's all
Just as my heart was, after the ball.

Long years have passed, child, I've never wed
True to my lost love, though she is dead.
She tried to tell me, tried to explain
I would not listen, pleadings were vain.
One day a letter came from that man,
He was her brother, the letter ran;
That's why I'm lonely, no home at all
I broke her heart, pet, after the ball.
Time Signature:3/4 (View more 3/4 Music)
Tempo Marking:One in a bar .=56
Range:G5-C7
Score Key:Eb major (Sounding Pitch) F major (Clarinet in Bb) (View more Eb major Music for Clarinet )
Duration:2:51
Number of Pages:5
Difficulty:Intermediate Level: Recommended for Intermediate Level players
Instrument: Clarinet  (View more Intermediate Clarinet Music)
Style: Traditional (View more Traditional Clarinet Music)
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