4 pages | PDF | 1.2 MBBaubles, Bangles And Beads is a song composed by the songwriting duo Robert Wright and George Forrest. It is based on the themes of Alexander Borodin, and is set in A♭ major and F minor. The piece is 66 measures long and tells a story of regretful love. It reflects on a person’s longing for their absent lover and the practical efforts of filling the empty moments with material items as a distraction. The lyrics speak to the idea of how even the most precious valuables cannot replace the feeling of having a loved one by your side. The song was originally featured in the musical Kismet.