Good Night Angeline

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Composed by
Europe, James Reese, American, 1881 - 1919
Sissle, Noble, American, 1889 - 1975
Blake, Eubie, American, 1887 - 1983
Published by
M. Witmark & Sons, American, 1886 - 1929
Subject of
369th Infantry Regiment, American, 1913 - 1945
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Closed): 12 3/16 × 9 1/4 in. (31 × 23.5 cm)
Type
sheet music
Date
1919
Description
This sheet music is for the song "Good Night Angeline" composed by James Reese Europe, Noble Sissle, and Eubie Blake. It was published by M. Witmark & Sons. The cover has blue and black printed text accompanied by illustrations in blue of a snare drum and a flugelhorn surrounding a black-and-white portrait of Europe. The portrait is below a black-and-white photograph of the 369th Infantry Regimental Band. The interior pages contain the music and lyrics printed in black and white. The back cover has an advertisement for the publisher with the first page of the sheet music for the song "Kiss Me Again" by Henry Blossom and Victor Herbert.
Topic
African American
Band (Music)
Composers (Musicians)
Military
Ragtime (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.63.79
Restrictions & Rights
Public Domain
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Sheet music
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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