William B. Morrison  (1874-1937)
Last updated: 01.03.21
According to the Internet source given below, Will B. Morrison was an American composer and publisher of popular music born in Indiana. He published the odd piece for a number of his contemporaries notably Cecil Duane Crabb's Fluffy Ruffles (1907) and Abe Olman's Honeymoon Rag (1908). Of ragtime interest are his own Scarecrow Rag (1911) and Sour Grapes (1912). He died in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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William B. Morrison  (1874-1937) has at least 13 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.

Before the Lights Were Lit Song
Words and Music by: William B. Morrison.
Publisher: Hamilton S. Gordon
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Printed: 1899. Sheet Music 5 pages. Limited Availability.
Before the Lights Were Lit Song
Words and Music by: William B. Morrison.
Publisher: Hamilton S. Gordon
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Printed: 1899. Sheet Music. Limited Availability.
Arr. for Quartette
Dreams of Madrid Novelette
By: William B. Morrison.
Publisher: The W.B. Morrison Co.
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Printed: 1908. Sheet Music 5 pages. Limited Availability.
If Dreams Come True
By: William B. Morrison. Words by: J. Will Callahan.
Publisher: J.W. Jenkins' Sons Music Co.
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  Printed: 1912. Sheet Music. Limited Availability.
Johnnie-Jump-Ups Caprice Characteristic
By: William B. Morrison.
Publisher: The W.B. Morrison Co.
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Printed: 1908. Sheet Music 5 pages. Limited Availability.
Jolly Darkies March-Cakewalk
By: William B. Morrison.
Publisher: Hamilton S. Gordon
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Printed: 1900. Sheet Music. Limited Availability.
Little Mischief Two-Step
By: William B. Morrison.
Publisher: The W.B. Morrison Co.
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Printed: 1908. Sheet Music. Limited Availability.
Ponies' Carnival, The March Two-Step
By: William B. Morrison.
Publisher: Hamilton S. Gordon
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  Printed: 1905. Sheet Music. Limited Availability.
Ponies' Carnival, The March Two-Step
By: William B. Morrison.
Publisher: Hamilton S. Gordon
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Printed: 1905. Sheet Music. Limited Availability.
Orchestral parts.
Search Light - Song, The March Song
By: William B. Morrison. Words by: P.A.W..
Publisher: Hamilton S. Gordon
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Printed: 1903. Sheet Music 4 pages. Limited Availability.
Search Light, The March
By: William B. Morrison.
Publisher: Hamilton S. Gordon
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Printed: 1902. Sheet Music. Limited Availability.
Search Light, The March
By: William B. Morrison.
Publisher: Hamilton S. Gordon
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  Printed: 1903. Sheet Music. Limited Availability.
Orchestral parts
Soubrette Waltz
By: William B. Morrison.
Publisher: The W.B. Morrison Co.
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Printed: 1908. Sheet Music 5 pages. Limited Availability.
     Performer CD Title Supplier
       
Ragtime Music CDs:
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Item Title Available €     £     $     Other
             
DBE1032 Aloha Oe (1915) - Syncopated Waltz
A/T/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 2¼ mins.
print-on-demand €12.00 £10.00 $15.50  
DBE1033 Belfry Chimes (1915) - Reverie
A+S/T+D/T+A/T/B+T/GB(B), approx. 2¾ mins.
print-on-demand €12.00 £10.00 $15.50  
DBE1035 Dance of the Sun Rays (1899) - Valse Impromptu
A/T/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3½ mins.
print-on-demand €12.00 £10.00 $15.50  
DBE1036 Flower Land (1907) - Op. 31
A/T/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 5 mins.
print-on-demand €12.00 £10.00 $15.50  
DBE1037 Humoreske (1915) - by Anton Dvorak arr. as a Syncopated Waltz
D+T/A/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 2¾ mins.
print-on-demand €12.00 £10.00 $15.50  
DBE1041 Scarecrow Rag (1911)
T/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3½ mins.
print-on-demand €12.00 £10.00 $15.50  
DBE1042 Soubrette (1908) - Waltz
T/T/T/B/B/GB(B), approx. 3¾ mins.
print-on-demand €12.00 £10.00 $15.50  
 DBE1043 Sour Grapes (1912) - Rag
A/T/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3¼ mins.
print-on-demand €12.00 £10.00 $15.50  
DBE1044 The Speed King March (1914) - Two Step
A/T/T/T+B/B/GB(B), approx. 4 mins.
print-on-demand €12.00 £10.00 $15.50  
DBE1045 Traumerei (1913) - by R. Schumann arr. as a Syncopated Waltz
D/A/A/T/B/GB(B), approx. 5 mins.
print-on-demand €12.00 £10.00 $15.50  
DBE1046 Trouble (1914) - Rag
A/T/T/T/B/GB(B), approx.3 mins.
print-on-demand €12.00 £10.00 $15.50  
DBE1047 Will O' the Wisp (1912) - Syncopated Waltzes
T/T/T/T+B/B/GB(B), approx. 2¾ mins.
print-on-demand €12.00 £10.00 $15.50  
     Title Instruments Remarks
       
sm15.gif Aloha Oe (1915) A/T/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Belfry Chimes (1915) A+S/T+D/T+A/T/B+T/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Dance of the Sun Rays (1899) A/T/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Flower Land (1907) A/T/T/T+B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Humoreske (1915) D+T/A/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Scarecrow Rag (1911) T/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Soubrette (1908) T/T/T/B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Sour Grapes (1912) A/T/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Speed King March (1914), The A/T/T/T+B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Traumerei (1913) D/A/A/T/B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Trouble (1914) A/T/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Will O' the Wisp (1912) T/T/T/T+B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 38 works by William B. Morrison (1874-1937). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Before the Lights Were Lit 1899 Perkins D. Fisher (sung by)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Dance of the Sun Rays 1899  wvicon.gif
Cake Walk at Boomblestein's Ball, The 1900  youtube15.jpg
Jolly Darkies 1900  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Search Light, The 1902  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Search Light - Song, The 1903  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Ponies' Carnival, The 1905  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Dreaming of You (w&m) 1906  wvicon.gif
Flower Land 1907  wvicon.gif
Love's Greeting 1907  wvicon.gif
Dreams of Madrid 1908  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Johnnie-Jump-Ups 1908  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Little Mischief 1908  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Soubrette 1908  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Trouble 1908 C.D. Crabb (co-author)  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Candlelight Reverie 1911  wvicon.gif
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Scarecrow Rag 1911  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Way of the World 1911  wvicon.gif
If Dreams Come True 1912 J. Will Callahan (words)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Sour Grapes 1912  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Will O' the Wisp 1912  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Traumerei 1913  wvicon.gif
Dream Days (w&m) 1914  wvicon.gif
Love's Old Sweet Song 1914  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Mammy's Li'l Sugah Plum 1914  wvicon.gif
My Old Kentucky Home 1914  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Phiddlin Phil 1914  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Speed King March, The 1914  wvicon.gif
That Waltz 1914 Frank Swift (words)  wvicon.gif
Aloha Oe 1915  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Belfry Chimes 1915  wvicon.gif
Flower Song 1915  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Humoreske 1915  wvicon.gif
Dream of the Rose ?  wvicon.gif
Here Comes the Band ?  wvicon.gif
Just a Golden Dream (w&m) ?  wvicon.gif
Moonlight Dreams ?  wvicon.gif
Valse Roses ?  wvicon.gif
     Title Dur Performer Composer Score/Song
           
youtube15.jpg Aloha Oe 2:38 Ragtime Dorian Henry W.B. Morrison  Aloha Oe (1915)
youtube15.jpg The Cake Walk at Boomblestein's Ball 3:00 Ragtime Dorian Henry W.B. Morrison 
youtube15.jpg Flower Song 2:06 Ragtime Dorian Henry W.B. Morrison 
youtube15.jpg Jolly Darkies 2:58 Ragtime Dorian Henry W.B. Morrison 
youtube15.jpg Love's Old Sweet Song 2:20 Ragtime Dorian Henry W.B. Morrison 
youtube15.jpg My Old Kentucky Home 1:50 Ragtime Dorian Henry W.B. Morrison 
youtube15.jpg Phiddlin Phil 1:38 Ragtime Dorian Henry W.B. Morrison 
youtube15.jpg Scarecrow Rag 3:00 Ragtime Dorian Henry W.B. Morrison  Scarecrow Rag (1911)
youtube15.jpg Soubrette 3:57 Ragtime Dorian Henry W.B. Morrison  Soubrette (1908)
youtube15.jpg  Sour Grapes 2:52 Ragtime Dorian Henry W.B. Morrison  Sour Grapes (1912)
youtube15.jpg Trouble 2:38 Ragtime Dorian Henry W.B. Morrison 
youtube15.jpg Will O' the Wisp 3:19 Ragtime Dorian Henry W.B. Morrison  Will O' the Wisp (1912)