News about Sheet Music
Early Texas map found in box of sheet music sells for $10,000
DALLAS – A rare and early map of Texas and related historical documents once owned by surveyor James M. Manning – discovered in a box of sheet music purchased for $10 decades ago – sold for a combined $10,500 on March 12 at an annual Texas history auction held by Heritage Auctions.
Sheet music written by Beethoven, found in home nets $100K
GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) – Sheet music written by Ludwig van Beethoven and found in a Connecticut home has fetched $100,000 at auction.
Original Paul Dresser sheet music treasured by Hoosier collector
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) – Two historical treasures are neatly displayed in the home of one local resident. On Sunday, the owner opened the doors to his southeastern Vigo County home to share the unique story. About five years ago, John Mutchner was browsing through the collection of an antiques shop in Indianapolis, aiming to […]
Encore! Colonial Williamsburg shows how Americans once made music
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — Making Music in Early America, an exhibition opening on August 20 in the Mark M. and Rosemary W. Leckie Gallery at the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum, one of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg, will envelop visitors in the musical world of the 18th and 19th centuries.