"Harp of the Wild Wind"

sheet music

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS & SHEET MUSIC
Whittlesey, Orramel; Bradford, Mary (Miss); Oliver Ditson & Co.
USA, MA, Boston
Circa 1858
paper
13-1/4 x 10 in.

Sheet music for "Harp of the Wild Wind", composed by Orramel Whittlesey of Salem, Connecticut, and dedicated to his daughter Eliza Tully Whittlesey; words by Miss Mary Bradford; copyright entered 1851 by Orramel Whittlesey; published by Oliver Ditson & Co., 227 Washington St., Boston; [Ditson at 277 Washington from 1858-1876]; cover signed by O. Whittlesey; cover lithograph of men rowing out to ship in storm off lighthouse, harp in window of fortress at left; the music "... is designed to represent the effect of a a storm upon the Aeolian or Harp of the winds ..."; written in D-minor for piano and voice, 2 pages bound between covers; see also 1992.88.10


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1996.109.5

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