Melville Morris 
Last updated: 31.08.21
There is virtually nothing known about Melville Morris other the few works that he published. Amongst these he is known to have composed the ragtime numbers Kangaroo Hop (1915). a fox trot rag described below and music for the song That Ragtime Regiment Band (1912) to which A. Seymour Brown provided the lyrics.

url15.gif Melville Morris Biography and list of works by "Perfessor" Bill Edwards  
     Performer CD Title Supplier
Ragtime Music CDs:
cd15.gif Jenks/Grinstead Ragtime Bigtime flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Heidelberg Quintet Floating Down the River flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Jack Bradshaw Takes Two [Ragtime Piano Duos] flag15us.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Bill Edwards Syncopated Safari
Item Title Available €     £     $     Other
DBE761 The Kangaroo Hop (1915) - Fox Trot
D/A/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3½ mins.
out-of-print €12.00 £10.00 $15.50  
     Title Instruments Remarks
sm15.gif Kangaroo Hop (1915), The D/A/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 8 works by Melville Morris. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER
Title Year Attribution Remarks
That Ragtime Regimental Band 1912 A. Seymour Brown (words)  wvicon.gif
Kangaroo Hop, The 1915  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg youtube15.jpg
On the Bay of Old Bombay 1915 Edward Madden (words)  wvicon.gif
Tiddle-De-Winks 1916  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg youtube15.jpg
Cute and Pretty 1917  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg youtube15.jpg
Who's Who 1917  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg youtube15.jpg
Down Around the River at the Dixie Jubilee 1919 Jack Yellen (words)
Elizabeth M. Murray (perf. by)
Step on It 1919  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg youtube15.jpg
     Title Dur Performer Composer Score/Song
youtube15.jpg Cute and Pretty 3:15 Ragtime Dorian Henry M. Morris 
youtube15.jpg The Kangaroo Hop 2:28 Ragtime Dorian Henry M. Morris  The Kangaroo Hop (1915)
youtube15.jpg Step on It 2:57 Ragtime Dorian Henry M. Morris 
youtube15.jpg Tiddle-De-Winks 1:32 Ragtime Dorian Henry M. Morris 
youtube15.jpg Who's Who 3:18 Ragtime Dorian Henry M. Morris