"The Sound of Music"


This sheet music is for the song “The Sound of Music,” with music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. It was published by Williamson Music Inc. in New York, New York in 1959.

"The Sound of Music" was featured in the musical The Sound of Music, with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. The original Broadway production opened at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on November 16, 1959 and starred Mary Martin and Theodore Bikel.

Publishing Date: 1959

Publisher: Williamson Music Inc.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York

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Credit Line: Gift of Ruth Mildred Hunter

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.0021.38Accession Number: 1986.0021Catalog Number: 1986.0021.38

Object Name: sheet music

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 11 1/2 in x 8 1/2 in; 29.21 cm x 21.59 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-2875-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1331175

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