Phono Sheet Music Art

Sheet Music Art related to the Phonograph

 

 

 

The Song of Mister Phonograph

Artist: Unknown, 1878

Printed by G. Schirmer

Media: Paper (Sheet Music)

Courtesy of The Library of Congress

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Phonograph March Brillante

Artist: Engraving from Frank Leslie's Illustrated News, 1878

Printed by White-Smith Music Publishing Co.

Media: Paper (Sheet Music)

Engraving of operatic star Marie Roze recording on an Edison tinfoil Phonograph (known as the "Brady" model)

Courtesy of The Lester S. Levy Sheet Music Collection, Johns Hopkins University

 

 

 

 

Phonograph Waltzer

Media: Paper (Sheet Music)

Engraving of message being sent from Paris to Peking via tinfoil phonograph circa 1878

Courtesy of Antique Phonograph Monthly (Allen Koenigsberg) and John Reid

 

 

 

 

 

The Edison Phonograph Polka

Artist: Engraving by Walker Bros., Chicago, 1894

Published by Lyon & Healy, Chicago, ILL.

Media: Paper (Sheet Music)

Courtesy of Archive.org

 

 

 

 

The "Record" Lancers

Artist: Unknown, 1906

Printed by G. Udloff & Co. 34 Eagle Street, Hoborn, W.C.

Media: Paper (Sheet Music)

Courtesy of The Lester S. Levy Sheet Music Collection, Johns Hopkins University

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Hoop-e-kack

Artist: Starmer

Published by Walter Jacobs, Boston, Massachusetts, 1909

Media: Paper (Sheet Music)

Courtesy of Sheet Music Collection - York University

LISTEN to Indestructible Cylinder Record No. 1113 - Banjo solo by Vess L. Ossman

 

 

 

 

 

 

Melodious Jazz

Artist: Unknown, 1920

Published by Waterson, Berling & Snyder Co.

Media: Paper (Sheet Music)

LISTEN to Noble Sissle sing "Melodious Jazz" on vertical-cut Pathé 22357, recorded circa March 1920

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sonora, “The Melody Beautiful,” published 1920 by Sonora Phonograph Company Inc.

“Music Hath Charms.” Lyrics by Sewall D. Andrews, music by Walter J. Hamlin.

Lithograph by Hayes Litho Co., Buffalo, N.Y.

Poem inside front cover is titled “The Day,” which describes working people’s hard life by day but relaxing around the phonograph’s dreamy waltzes and gay fox trots at night.

Sonora's trademark was "Clear as a Bell"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Money Song

Artist: Unknown, 1922

Media: Paper (Sheet Music)

Courtesy of The Lester S. Levy Sheet Music Collection, Johns Hopkins University

 

 

 

 

 

At Home With My Pathe Pathephone

Artist: Unknown, 1916

Media: Paper (Sheet Music)

Courtesy of The Lester S. Levy Sheet Music Collection, Johns Hopkins University

 

 

 

 

 

Maggie Blues

Artist: Starmer, c1922

Media: Paper (Sheet Music)

Courtesy of WIMA Collections: Irish Fest Collection

LISTEN on the Library of Congress National Jukebox

Victor Record 19010 - The Virginians, Isabelle Patricola, Billy Murray 1922-12-20

Label and recording courtesy of Library of Congress

 

 

 

 

 

 

"Our Melody The Phonograph Song"

Artist: Unknown, 1956

Media: Paper (Sheet Music)

Published by Minerva Music

LISTEN to Guy Lombarbo and His Royal Canadians play Our Melody The Phonograph Song

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"Ma-Ma-Maria"

Artist: Unknown, c1941

Media: Paper (Sheet Music)