University of Texas at Arlington

New digital collection highlights sheet music of the 1900s

Roses of Picardy sheet music cover
New digital collection highlights sheet music of the 1900s

Over the years, the UT Arlington Fine Arts Library had accumulated a sizable collection of print sheet music scores. Thanks to an internal library grant, it was possible over a three month period in 2016 to digitize a small sampling of this collection. By making this collection available to a global audience, researchers worldwide will have the ability to study the history of the United States from a unique perspective since sheet music from this era can reveal much about public opinion and the social and political issues of pre-1923 America.

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