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Social Orchestra


The Social Orchestra consists of eighty-three pages of music presenting various  instrumental arrangements of popular airs of the day, melodies of 
well-known operas, arrangements of Foster's own 
songs, and several new instrumental works composed by Foster himself.

For a complete list of Foster's songs please go here.

music: Franz Abt


Air by de Beriot
music: Charles Aguste de Beriot


Air from "Preciosa"
music: Carl Maria von Weber


music: Foster


Bridal Waltz
music: Louis Antoine Jullien


Broadway Quickstep
music: Josef Gung'l


Byerly's Waltz
music: William Byerly


Cally Polka
music: anonymous


Come Where the Fountains Play
music: Donizetti


Commence Ye Darkeys All
music: W.D. Corrister


Coral Schottisch
music: Henry Kleber


Crystal Schottisch
music: William Byerly


Duett from "Lucia di Lammermoor";
music: Donizetti


Evening Star Waltz
music: Joseph Franz Karl Lanner


French Quadrilles
music: Tolbeuque


French Quadrille No. 2
music: Bosissio


French Quadrille No. 3
music: Bosissio


French Quadrille No. 4
music: Tolbeuque


French Quadrille No. 5
music: anonymous


Gems from Lucia No. 1
music: Donizetti


Gems from Lucia No. 2
music: Donizetti


Gems from Lucia No. 3
music: Donizetti


Gems from Lucia No. 4
music: Donizetti


Gems from Lucia No. 5
music: Donizetti


Happy Land
music: Edward Francis Rimbault


Hohnstock Polka
music: Adele Hohnstock


I Love the Merry Sunshine
music: Stephen Glover


I'd Offer Thee This Hand of Mine
music: L. Thayer Chadwick


Introduction to Caliph of Bagdad
music: Francois Adrien Boiedieu


music: Foster


Italian Melodies No. 1
music: Giuseppe Marco Maria Felice Blangini


Italian Melodies No. 2
music: Donizetti


Italian Melodies No. 3
music: Ferdinando Bertoni


Italian Melodies No. 5
music: Mozart


Jennie's Own Schottisch
music: Foster


Katy Darling
music: Vincenzo Bellini


La Serenade
music: Schubert


Love Launched a Fairy Boat
music: James Howard Tully


Make Me No Gaudy Chaplet Now
music: Donizetti


March from the Daughter of the Regiment
music: Donizetti


Maria Redowa
music: Donizetti


Nancy Till
music: anonymous


O Summer Night!
music: Donizetti


O Would I Were a Boy Again
music: Frank Romer


Old Pine Tree, The
music: Charles White


On the Banks of the Guadalquiver
music: Louis Henry Lavenu


On to the Field of Glory
music: Donizetti


Pearl Polka
music: Henry Kleber


Pirate's Chorus
music: Michael William Balfe


Rainbow Schottisch
music: Henry Kleber


Roll On , Silver Moon
music: Jane Sloman


Saratoga Lake Waltz
music: Frederick C. Grambs


Scenes That Are the Brightest
music: William Vincent Wallace


Sontag Polka
music: Giulio Alary


Thou Art Gone from My Gaze
music: George Linley


Ton Mahrchen Waltz
music: Josef Gung'l


Twilight Song
music: Henry Pond


Village Festival Quadrilles
music: Foster


Wait for the Wagon
music: anonymous


Waltz by Beethoven
music: anonymous


Waltz by Lanner
music: Joseph Franz Karl Lanner


Waltz by Strauss
music: Johann Strauss, Jr.


Where Are the Friends of My Youth
music: George Arthur Barker


Widow Machree
music: Samuel Lover


Wild Haunts for Me, The
music: anonymous


Will You Come to My Mountain Home
music: Francis H. Brown


Will You Love Me Then, As Now?
music: Francis Weiland


Would I Were Thee
music: Carlo Bosetti



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last updated April 13, 2020