How information is set out in the Index
The Index lists alphabetically all known musical titles by Noël Coward, including music without lyrics. To browse the titles in the Main Index click here!

Each full entry in the Main Index shows as much of the following as is applicable:

Origin:

Place and date of composition
(If this item is in brackets, it is guessed rather than known)

Use:

First performance details
Names of shows featuring the music (& Names of original artists)

Source:

Publication details
Archive details

Notes:

Supporting research, quotations and observations

Discography:

Recommended recordings


The index has one main and two subsidiary sections:

Part 1: MAIN INDEX

Alphabetical index of Coward compositions.
Go here as a starting point for any enquiry on a known Coward title
Part 1 has automatic links to all files in Parts 2 & 3 wherever relevant

Part 2: APPENDICES

Contains: Subsidiary Musical Index, Music Sources, Popularity Chart and Discography
Go here for all lists, statistics and oddities

Part3: REFERENCES

Abbreviations used; Table of Musical Productions & Codes;
Bibliography.
Go here for explanations


NOTES: Items where there is an alternative title, or where the item forms part of a larger constituent whole, are cross-referenced.

Items where Coward was not the composer of the music (e.g. if he only wrote the words) or where there is still some doubt as to the composer (e.g. cases of "joint composition"), or where the music has been lost, refer the reader to the Subsidiary Musical Index at Appendix 1.

The Main Index is hot-linked to all other sections of the index, allowing users quickly to check for further details about any item's origins use, source and discography. Bibliographical references are also checkable.