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20th Century Sheet Music

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3876
Abstract

This collection contains various pieces of popular sheet music ranging from 1895-1986 with the bulk of the music dating from the early 20th century.

Dates: 1895-1986, undated

Bob Rush Sheet Music

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3882
Abstract

This collection features sheet music arrangements from a variety of composers used by the Bob Rush Orchestra. The collection predominantly includes jazz works, many of which were transcribed in the 1950's.

Dates: circa 1950s

Collection of Music Scores

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3676
Abstract

This collection consists of eleven music scores, which are arranged alphabetically.

Dates: circa 1924-circa 1956

George F. DeVine Collection

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Identifier: MS-3663
Abstract

This collection contains materials by and about George F. DeVine, a music professor at the University of Tennessee. Materials include original music compositions, professional summaries, and correspondence. Also available is information related to the dedication of the George F. DeVine Music Library.

Dates: 1966-1999 August 16

George Novotny Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3887
Abstract

A collection of sheet music from George Novotny from his time working as a vaudeville musician. The pieces were all published between 1873 and 1957. Most were written for piano or piano and voice, but some have chord parts for guitar or ukulele.

Dates: 1873-1957

Knoxville Male Chorus Sheet Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3907
Abstract

This collection contains a small library of music from a Knoxville Men's Chorus spanning from the late-nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century. All of the works are arranged for male voice parts.

Dates: 1881-1949

Leon Carson's Correspondence Papers from U. S. School of Music, New York City

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Identifier: MS-3730
Abstract

Sheet music and notes from a correspondence music course taken by Leon Carson during 1915-1916 from the U. S. School of Music, New York City while he was living in Maryville, Tenn. Accompanying each piece of sheet music is a description page with details about the songs and instructions for playing.

Dates: 1915 October 2-1916 April 7

Myrtle Velma Lebow Henry Collection of Sheet Music

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3814
Abstract

This collection contains a large variety of sheet music including Appalachian music, American patriotic war music, concerto pieces, and more spanning from the 1880s to the 1950s. This material belonged to Myrtle Velma Lebow Henry who was a piano teacher.

Dates: 1886-1954, undated

Sheet Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3905
Abstract

This collection contains an assortment of sheet music mainly published during the twentieth century. The collection includes popular songs, patriotic songs, and classical piano works.

Dates: 1899-1968

Sheet Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3906
Abstract

This collection contains an assortment of sheet music mainly published during the twentieth century. The collection includes popular songs, patriotic songs, and classical piano works.

Dates: 1890-1984

Sheet Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1231
Abstract

This collection consists of 969 pieces of sheet music, fourteen music books, and a phonograph record.

Dates: undated

Tennessee Waltz Lead Sheet Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0758
Abstract

The Tennessee Waltz is a popular country music song written by Redd Stewart and Pee Wee King in December 1946. The song, made famous by Patti Page in 1950, would later become one of Tennessee’s official state songs. The manuscript is a handwritten lead sheet composed on a piece of music paper and includes penciled-in substitutions for lyrics in the bridge.

Dates: 1946 December

"The Moon Shines on the Moonshine" Sheet Music

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3873
Abstract

This collection contains the sheet music for "The Moon Shines on the Moonshine", lyrics by Francis De Witt and music by Robert Hood Bowers. The song was performed by Bert Williams of the Ziegfeld Follies. The collection consists of five pages of sheet music with lyrics, featuring an advertisement for sheet music available for purchase on the back.

Dates: 1920