Johnny Noble's Royal Collection of Hawaiian Songs: Johnny Noble Johnny Noble's Royal Collection of Hawaiian Songs: Johnny Noble Johnny Noble's Royal Collection of Hawaiian Songs: Johnny Noble

Johnny Noble's Royal Collection of Hawaiian Songs

Johnny Noble

Published by Johnny Noble, Honolulu, T.H., 1929
Condition: Good Soft cover
From Manu Antiques (Honolulu, HI, U.S.A.)

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Johnny Noble, Honolulu, 1929. Soft Cover, 159 pages. First Edition. Please see the photo for list of songs contained in this book. Includes a bonus insert of "Haole Hula," lyrics by Hawaii's celebrated poet Don Blanding, and other musical numbers, including "Hula Moon," "Lei, Lei, Buy Lei," "Goodbye Honolulu" and more. Condition: GOOD. Please note that the binding is loose, and some pages have become detached. There is edgewear on some pages, and handwritten notes in pencil appear throughout. Large Format Edition: Measures 12.25" x 9.5" --- Johnny Noble was an American musician, composer and arranger. He was one of the key figures behind the development of the hapa haole style of music in Honolulu, and played a leading role in introducing Hawaiian music to the United States. At one point, Noble supervised most of Honolulu's hotels and country club entertainment. Throughout the 1920s, Noble and his band publicized Hawaiian music by means of recordings, radio broadcasts, performances on cruise ships and tours of mainland America. Noble composed a number of now-famous hapa haole tunes, including "My Little Grass Shack", "King Kamehameha" and "Hula Blues". He also popularized the traditional "Hawaiian War Chant" song. Noble published hundreds of traditional Hawaiian songs in their original form, and reworked many to "Western scale and contemporary instrumentation". --- FREE Domestic Shipping. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-12392020949

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Title: Johnny Noble's Royal Collection of Hawaiian ...

Publisher: Johnny Noble, Honolulu, T.H.

Publication Date: 1929

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: 1st Edition

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Established in 1995, Mauna Kea Galleries is a predominant source for all Hawaiian and Polynesian artifacts, antiques, and artworks. A longtime passion for owners Mark and Carolyn Blackburn, the gallery is well known throughout the world for its vast inventory of rare objects. We stock rare Hawaiian and Polynesian artifacts including a selection of rare books and engravings of Hawaii and the Pacific. Our inventory includes classics like "Captain Cook's Voyages" and Isabella Bird's "Six Months In the Sandwich Islands," among many other popular titles.

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