Sheet Music Covers

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Sheet Music Covers

Post by donnie » Sat Aug 26, 2017 10:39 pm

Here is a cover I like. Great title, too! :) This is one of the songs featured in the Ingenues All Girl Band Vitaphone short. They play it at a very fast tempo, which I think kind of suits it. Apparently this was very popular in the late 20's.
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Re: Sheet Music Covers

Post by Kitty » Sat Aug 26, 2017 11:17 pm

Fantastic idea for a thread! My dad had hundreds of sheet music in his shop. I always liked this cover. So very pretty in full color!
I have still never heard this song. I was just fascinated by the pretty color.
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Re: Sheet Music Covers

Post by donnie » Sun Aug 27, 2017 8:37 am

That's some fabulous artwork. You're right, the color palette is amazing, and also the artist's variety of brushstrokes, and how there is that glowing cast light in the shadow.

Did you notice the little star appliqué (or whatever you call those)? Those must have been popular in the 20's. I remember that Bebe Daniels wears one in Why Change Your Wife? with Thomas Meighan and Gloria Swanson (great film, if you haven't seen it).

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Re: Sheet Music Covers

Post by Kitty » Sun Aug 27, 2017 10:39 am

I didn't really think of it being a star! Yes, kind of odd. I've seen movies where that Are dressing up and put a dot on their cheek with makeup.
I feel like I've posted these covers in another thread, but I'm posting it here, too. Dad had a framed copy of this in the doorway at the shop. I'm pretty sure this is the one. Yes! We Have No Bananas.
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Re: Sheet Music Covers

Post by donnie » Sun Aug 27, 2017 5:00 pm

:D How did your father come to have all that sheet music?

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Re: Sheet Music Covers

Post by Kitty » Sun Aug 27, 2017 5:53 pm

donnie wrote:
Sun Aug 27, 2017 5:00 pm
:D How did your father come to have all that sheet music?
Not really sure. He sold it in his store.
You trying to tell me you didn't hear that shriek? That was something trying to get out of its premature grave, and I don't want to be here when it does. - Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

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