“Now” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Now,” from the operetta “Song of Norway.” The original music was written by Edvard Grieg, the musical adaptation was done by Robert Wright, and the lyrics were written by George Forrest. The sheet music was published by Chappell & Co. Inc. of London in 1944. The cover features an illustration of a sailboat sailing away down a fjord while a woman standing next to a log cabin waves goodbye. The operetta tells a fictionalized tale of real composer Edvard Greig’s quest to create an authentic Norwegian musical sound.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
1944
composer
Wright, Robert
Forrest, George
publisher
Chappell and Co., Inc.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
ID Number
1983.0313.03
accession number
1983.0313
catalog number
1983.0313.03
subject
Music
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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