William B. Morrison  (1874-1937)
Last updated: 29.08.18
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.

 
Websites:
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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 Will 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 Will B. Morrison.
Editor/Arr.: L. Thomas
Publisher: Hamilton S. Gordon
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Printed: 1899. Sheet Music. Limited Availability.
Arr. for Quartette
Dreams of Madrid Novelette
By Will B. Morrison.
Publisher: The W.B. Morrison Co.
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Printed: 1908. Sheet Music 5 pages. Limited Availability.
If Dreams Come True
Music by Will 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 Will 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 Will B. Morrison.
Publisher: Hamilton S. Gordon
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Printed: 1900. Sheet Music. Limited Availability.
Little Mischief Two-Step
By Will B. Morrison.
Publisher: The W.B. Morrison Co.
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Printed: 1908. Sheet Music. Limited Availability.
The Ponies' Carnival March Two-Step
By Will B. Morrison.
Publisher: Hamilton S. Gordon
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Printed: 1905. Sheet Music. Limited Availability.
The Ponies' Carnival March Two-Step
By Will B. Morrison.
Editor/Arr.: Ed. Dicey
Publisher: Hamilton S. Gordon
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Printed: 1905. Sheet Music. Limited Availability.
Orchestral parts.
The Search Light - Song March Song
Music by Will B. Morrison. Words by: P.A.W..
Publisher: Hamilton S. Gordon
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Printed: 1903. Sheet Music 4 pages. Limited Availability.
The Search Light March
By Will B. Morrison.
Publisher: Hamilton S. Gordon
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Printed: 1902. Sheet Music. Limited Availability.
The Search Light March
By Will B. Morrison.
Editor/Arr.: Harry O. Walker
Publisher: Hamilton S. Gordon
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Printed: 1903. Sheet Music. Limited Availability.
Orchestral parts
Soubrette Waltz
By Will 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.gif
sm15.gif Belfry Chimes (1915) A+S/T+D/T+A/T/B+T/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif Dance of the Sun Rays (1899) A/T/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif Flower Land (1907) A/T/T/T+B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif Humoreske (1915) D+T/A/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif Scarecrow Rag (1911) T/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif Soubrette (1908) T/T/T/B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif Sour Grapes (1912) A/T/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif The Speed King March (1914) A/T/T/T+B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif Traumerei (1913) D/A/A/T/B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif Trouble (1914) A/T/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif Will O' the Wisp (1912) T/T/T/T+B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.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. Key: Items on hold

Before the Lights Were Lit (1899) amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Sour Grapes (1912) wvicon.gif
Dance of the Sun Rays (1899) wvicon.gif
Will O' the Wisp (1912) wvicon.gif
The Cake Walk at Boomblestein's Ball (1900)
Traumerei (1913) wvicon.gif
Jolly Darkies (1900) amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Dream Days (1914) wvicon.gif
Words & Music: Morrison
The Search Light (1902) amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Love's Old Sweet Song (1914) wvicon.gif
The Search Light - Song (1903) amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Mammy's Li'l Sugah Plum (1914) wvicon.gif
The Ponies' Carnival (1905) amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
My Old Kentucky Home (1914) wvicon.gif
Dreaming of You (1906) wvicon.gif
Words & Music: Morrison
Phiddlin Phil (1914) wvicon.gif
Flower Land (1907) wvicon.gif
The Speed King March (1914) wvicon.gif
Love's Greeting (1907) wvicon.gif
That Waltz (1914) wvicon.gif
Words by: Frank Swift
Dreams of Madrid (1908) amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Aloha Oe (1915) wvicon.gif
Johnnie-Jump-Ups (1908) amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Belfry Chimes (1915) wvicon.gif
Little Mischief (1908) amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Flower Song (1915) wvicon.gif
Soubrette (1908) amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Humoreske (1915) wvicon.gif
Trouble (1914) wvicon.gif
Co-Author: C.D. Crabb
Dream of the Rose (?) wvicon.gif
Candlelight Reverie (1911) wvicon.gif
Here Comes the Band (?) wvicon.gif
Scarecrow Rag (1911) wvicon.gif
Just a Golden Dream (?) wvicon.gif
Words & Music: Morrison
Way of the World (1911) wvicon.gif
Moonlight Dreams (?) wvicon.gif
If Dreams Come True (1912) amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Words by: J. Will Callahan
Valse Roses (?) wvicon.gif
     Title Performer Score
       
youtube15.jpg Aloha Oe (2:38) Ragtime Dorian Henry sm15.gif
youtube15.jpg Flower Song (2:06) Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Jolly Darkies (2:58) Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Love's Old Sweet Song (2:20) Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg My Old Kentucky Home (1:50) Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Phiddlin Phil (1:38) Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Scarecrow Rag (Scarecro) Ragtime Dorian Henry sm15.gif
youtube15.jpg Soubrette (3:57) Ragtime Dorian Henry sm15.gif
youtube15.jpg Sour Grapes (2:52) Ragtime Dorian Henry sm15.gif
youtube15.jpg  Trouble (2:38) Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Trouble (3:00) Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Will O' the Wisp (3:19) Ragtime Dorian Henry sm15.gif