Ellis R. Ephraim 
Last updated: 29.01.21
There is very little known about Ellis R. Ephraim, composer, songwriter and publisher, other than the bald facts given on his published sheet music covers. Internet searches have uncovered some 21 pieces composed by him and published by an astonishing no less than 10 publishers, including himself, located in Baltimore and New York. His works include marches, cakewalks, intermezzi, sentimental songs such as She's Gone to the Land of Santa Claus (DBE 469 - 1904) and comic songs such as The Goose Step (1901) which pokes fun of the marching styles of the then European powers compared with that of the American. Of ragtime interest is his amusing He Won't Come Back No Never-- A Syncopated Stutter (1898).


Item Title Available €     £     $     Other
             
DBE462 The Bedouin Attack (1900) - Characteristic March
S+D/A/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3 mins.
1-2 days
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DBE462D The Bedouin Attack (1900) - Characteristic March
S+D/A/T/B, approx. 3 mins.
1-2 days
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DBE463 The Coon Behind the Gun (1900) - Characteristic March and Two Step
A+D/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3¾ mins.
1-2 days
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DBE464 Hop Lee (1901) - A Chinese Cake Walk
D/A/T/T/B/GB(B), approx 3. mins.
1-2 days
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DBE465 In Old Egypt Land (1904) - Intermezzo Two Step
T/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3¾ mins.
1-2 days
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DBE466 Iris (1900) - A Greek Intermezzo
A/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3¼ mins.
1-2 days
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DBE467 On the Rocky Road to Dublin (1906) - Irish Intermezzo and Two Step
A/T/T/T+B/B/B/GB(B), approx. 5 mins.
1-2 days
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 DBE468 On to Victory (1897) - March and Two Step
D/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3 mins.
1-2 days
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DBE469 She's Gone to the Land of Santa Claus (1904) - Song
T/T/T/B/GB(B)/V(OT), approx. 3½ mins.
out-of-print €12.00 £10.00 $15.50  
DBE470 Uncle Rufus' Cake-Walk (1898) - Characteristic March and Two Step
D/A/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 4 mins.
1-2 days
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     Title Instruments Remarks
       
sm15.gif Bedouin Attack (1900), The S+D/A/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Bedouin Attack (1900), The S+D/A/T/B dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Coon Behind the Gun (1900), The A+D/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Hop Lee (1901) D/A/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif In Old Egypt Land (1904) T/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Iris (1900) A/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif On the Rocky Road to Dublin (1906) A/T/T/T+B/B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif On to Victory (1897) D/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif She's Gone to the Land of Santa Claus (1904) T/T/T/B/GB(B)/V(OT) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Uncle Rufus' Cake-Walk (1898) D/A/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 22 works by Ellis R. Ephraim. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
On to Victory 1897  wvicon.gif
Belle of Klondike, The 1898 J. Dannenberg (words)  wvicon.gif
He Won't Come Back No Never 1898 Leonard K. Hirshberg (words)  wvicon.gif
Uncle Rufus' Cake-Walk 1898  wvicon.gif
Bedouin Attack, The 1900  wvicon.gif
Coon Behind the Gun, The 1900  wvicon.gif
Iris 1900  wvicon.gif
Some Day You Will Ask Me to Come Back 1900 Jean C. Havez (words)  wvicon.gif
Goose Step, The 1901 R.L. Johnson (words)  wvicon.gif
Hop Lee 1901  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
My Little Honey Dove (w&m) 1901  wvicon.gif
T'is God's Way 1901 Rida Johnson Young (words)  wvicon.gif
Coming Down Love Lane 1902 Rida Johnson Young (words)  wvicon.gif
Bon Bons 1903  wvicon.gif
Contrary Mary 1903 M.E. Rourke (words)
Felix Haney (sung by)
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In Old Egypt Land 1904  wvicon.gif
She's Gone to the Land of Santa Claus 1904 Percy Campbell Mason (words)  wvicon.gif
Dervishes Patrol, The 1905  wvicon.gif
Hello - Alright - Goodbye 1905 Robt. B. Morris (words)
Louise Temple Swi (sung by)
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Injun Gal 1905  wvicon.gif
Injun Gal - Song 1905 P.C. Mason (words)
Eleanor Falk (sung by)
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On the Rocky Road to Dublin 1906  wvicon.gif
     Title Dur Performer Score/Song
         
youtube15.jpg Hop Lee 2:56 Ragtime Dorian Henry Hop Lee (1901)