A Symphony of 1800’s Sheet Music

I scored a large box of sheet music dating
from the 1800’s tonight at the auction house —
an absolute symphony of it!

I hated to practice the piano as a child,
and regret that, but I absolutely
love the look of musical notes on sheet music –
especially really aged sheet music.

So, today’s antique graphics come
from the cover pages of some of them.
These covers have the most
gorgeous graphics and typography.

I hope you enjoy them,
and can use them in your crafts or projects.

Isn’t this cover beautiful?!

Here it is again with a lighter background
Another gorgeous one

The lettering is so fancy

Check out my letter!

I’ll be listing stacks of these
pages on my Etsy shop
tomorrow, so
come back then if you’d like
some for vintage projects.
Blessings,

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  1. Angie, those are GORGEOUS!!!

  2. Note worthy find! Faboulous!

  3. Okay, that’s it. Can’t get these out of my mind! I’d like to order enough to make three double wreaths. Would they work for this or are they too fragile?

  4. Looks like it is a great find! Laura – Cottage and Broome

  5. I have about 10 sets of sheet music from World War I that we found in my grandad’s barn. They all relate to the military and are patriotic tunes. I framed them, and they hang on the wall that goes up our stairway. My grandfather, father, and son have all been in wars, and so the framed music is very fitting.

  6. treasures!!!!

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  8. Oh these are fabulous!! I would love to find sheet music like this . Gorgeous!

    Veronica
    Tassels Twigs and Tastebuds

  9. How lovely these are!! I just love the graphics on these old pieces!

  10. The sheet music is wonderful. What a great find!

  11. They’re beautiful!

  12. Awesome score! The music is beautiful.

  13. Awesome find. I love old sheet music. I have to agree the art designs are wonderful.

  14. I appreciate vintage paper (collect holiday postcards) and the sheet music was a great find!

    Visiting from 2805 Potpourri Party, Debra

  15. Beautiful! So glad you linked up with us and can’t wait to see what you link up this week!

    Marie
    mylilpinkpocket.blogspot.com

  16. These are awesome.

  17. What a great score! (Sorry, couldn’t resist!)

  18. Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage says:

    What a fantastic “score”! I love vintage sheet music, too, Angie. What is it about seeing notes on old paper that is so wonderful? 😉

    Thanks for linking to Time Travel Thursday. Hope to see you again this week.

    Blessings,
    Liz @ The Brambleberry Cottage
    http://thebrambleberrycottage.blogspot.com/

  19. Wreaths, decopage, shelf liners. Just think of the possibilities!

  20. Oh how well you must know me! I am loving your stack of vintage music! Lovely pieces, and I’m so excited that you’ve shared some of the covers with us! I’ve already copied them….hmmmm, now what can I do with those???
    Thanks again for joining me!
    Doni

  21. Thanks so much for these beautiful vintage music sheets! They will be perfect for little projects I have in mind.
    Thanks again!

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