“Bingen on the Rhine” Sheet Music

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Bingen on the Rhine” that was written by Alfred Bryan and composed by Herman Paley. The sheet music was published by the Paley Music Company in 1914. The pale blue cover features a few different images of crests, with an inset illustration of a castle in the town of Bingen on the Rhine. The cover illustration was initialed by JH. This song was a ballad that told the story of a dying soldier recalling the life he left behind in Bingen on the Rhine.
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Sheet Music
1914
ID Number
1983.0424.025
accession number
1983.0424
catalog number
1983.0424.025
publisher
Paley Music Company
subject
Music
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in; 34.29 cm x 26.67 cm
National Museum of American History
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music