Mourning Titanic Sheet Music 'Be British'

'Be British' Titanic sheet music, 1912.

'Be British' Titanic sheet music, 1912.

The song 'Be British' was dedicated to the gallant and ill-fated crew of Titanic, It included a spoken passage, recited to the tune "Horbury" - Nearer My God to Thee. The sheet music for ‘Be British’ came with a set of illustrative coloured lantern slides that could be bought or hired from the publisher. 
The lyrics include these immortal lines:

All went well, and the laugh and jest
And the dance went gaily on,

Till they met the ice, and a rasp and a jar,
Told there was something wrong.



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