After the Ball (Harris, Charles Kassell)
George J. Gaskin (1863-1920)
United States Phonograph Co., n.d.(ca.1893).
Digital transfer - Santa Barbara:
The famous chorus starts at about 1:56.
Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Voice and Piano (Clauder)
Joseph Clauder (1853-1913) not credited
New York: Chas. K. Harris, 1892.
Reissue - after 1919.
Cleaned 600 dpi B/W Score.
|Work Title||After the Ball|
|Composer||Harris, Charles Kassell|
|Year/Date of Composition||1892? - see talk page|
|First Publication||1892 - Milwaukee: Charles K. Harris & Co., 8 (4 music) pages|
|Instrumentation||piano and voice|
|Extra Information||Harris may have composed only the melody, engaging Clauder to create the piano accompaniment.|
See the talk page for a more detailed discusison.
One of the most popular and financially-successful songs ever published. Used by Kern and Hammerstein in their musical, Show Boat (1927).
(4 minutes 54 in the eponymous recording ("After the Ball plus highlights from 'Vaudeville'") made by Joan Morris and William Bolcom for Nonesuch Records and first released.)
Published by Schott in 1917 or 1918 in a violin/piano arrangement, "Nach dem Ball: Blumenwalzer für Violine mit Pianoforte", rev. by Hugo Hartmann (see).