This duet features the introduction and chorus of Harry Dacre’s famous 1892 novelty hit, which has stayed contemporary thanks to science fiction movies and computer programmers. The secondo is slightly harder than the primo part. Fascinating historical information is included about the piece. “Facing pages” and “combined score” engravings are included for maximum flexibility.
Key: G Major
Mood: Sentimental, sweet, hopeful
Pedagogy: finger crossings, hand position changes, ensemble playing