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Brinley Music Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-MUS-003

Scope and Contents

Sampling of various popular songs and "light" classical pieces. Contains some duplicates from Alliker (Begin the Beguine, Deep Purple, etc.) and at least one piece is an instrumental version of a song. Among the pieces of this collection: "Dark Eyes" with an interesting guitar tab notation in the front; "Goin' Home" based on Dvorak; "In an Eighteenth Century Drawing Room" based on Mozart piano sonata; and "Liebestraum" based on Lizst, with Hawaiin guitar solo.


  • Creation: 1903 - 1948

Conditions Governing Use

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.


0.32 Cubic Feet (1 flat box (15.5 x 12 x 3 inches) containing 33 pieces of sheet music)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

George L. Brinley III

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA