"The Sound of Music"

"The Sound of Music"

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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. This song 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.
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Currently not on view
Object Name
Sheet Music
date made
1959
maker
Williamson Music Inc.
place made
United States: New York, New York
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
ID Number
1986.0021.38
accession number
1986.0021
catalog number
1986.0021.38
Credit Line
Gift of Ruth Mildred Hunter
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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