E.T. Paull, Sheet Music Master

This must be the summer rerun season for again, we are revisiting a previous subject but with a much expanded offering over our first edition. We first featured works by ET Paull way back in June of 1998, over three years ago

As with our recent revisit to Ragtime music, since our original issue we have acquired several of Paull's fantastic Lithograph cover sheet music works since then and want to present them to you. Paull was perhaps more of a marketer than a musician. Although he wrote some fantastic works that captured the public's attention, it is his fabulous covers for which he is best known today. As you browse through this month's feature, you will see precisely what we mean, both musically and visually. His covers command some of the highest prices in the collector's market for sheet music in today's market and many are highly sought after. Almost all of his covers have incredibly colorful and detailed images that were mostly printed using five color lithography. Unfortunately, the artist(s) responsible for these wonderful covers have been unidentified and as a result, the Lithographer, A. Hoen & Co. of Baltimore, has been credited with them.

This month, we are including a new "In Search Of" biography of ET Paull to our archives for you to learn a little more about this very fascinating sheet music phenomenon.

As with most of our features, this month's is covered on two separate pages to speed your downloads and to avoid a mile-long page. Be sure to see them BOTH to fully enjoy all of this month's music!

Go To Page One Of This Month's Feature

Songs on Page One
Roaring Volcano, 1912
Napoleon's last Charge, 1910
Battle Of The Nations, 1915
Charge Of The Light Brigade, 1896
The Home Coming March, 1908
America Forever, 1898

Go To Page Two Of This Month's Feature

Songs on Page Two
Silver Sleigh Bells, 1906
The Midnight Fire Alarm, 1908
The Hurricane, 1906
Woman Forever, 1916
Uncle Josh's Huskin' Dance, 1898
Say "Au Revoir" But Not "Good-Bye", 1918

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