“Taking a Chance on Love” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Taking a Chance on Love” from the musical “Cabin in the Sky.” John Latouche and Ted Fetter wrote the lyrics to the song and Vernon Duke composed the music. The sheet music was published by Leo Feist Inc. of New York City in 1940. The cover features an illustration of an ethereal cabin floating on a cloud. “Cabin in the Sky” was originally staged as a play in 1940, before being turned into a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film in 1943.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
1940
publisher
Leo Feist, 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
1983.0424.094
accession number
1983.0424
catalog number
1983.0424.094
subject
Music
Music & Musical Instruments
Sheet Music
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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