|Publisher:||Ditty Box Enterprises||Publication:||DBE 1148|
Length: approx. 3 mins. Sounds best with the bass doubled.
Say When! is yet another Cobb rag that could well be performed just with tenors and basses and will particularly endear itself to those recorder ensembles that love these instruments that are armed with a full battery of basses. The composition is in AABBACC form with a 4-bar introduction whereby the AB- and C-strains are written in the major keys of Bb and Eb respectively.
Another " drink" piece to go along with the likes of Cracked Ice Rag (1918) or, whimsically, Hang-Over Blues (1917). It is a fine romp of a fox trot, ideal for saying when, ice-breaking sub-cool audiences!
Say When! was published in Melody by Walter Jacobs, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
A tempo of 150 crotchets/min. is suggested.