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Object ID 002544

Object Name Why? Sheet music

Object Desc Printed sheet music for song Why with words by Jack Cornelius and Music by David Chudnow and Herman Block. Published by the Univerisity Music Shop Inc.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002157

Alternate ID

General Category Printed Material

Category Sheet Music


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 7

Object Date 1923

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords sheet music,music,Chudnow, David,Blcok, Herman,Cornelius, Jack,University Music Shop Inc.,

Title Why?




Description / Abstract Sheet music with lyrics for song Why? Official Fox Trot for the University Prom. Words by Jack Cornelius. Music by David Chudnow and Herman Block.

Physical Description One large sheet of paper folded at center and a smaller sheet of paper. Exterior cover is glossy and white with black ink. At top is text "Why? / Official Fox Trot / for the / University Prom". Authors below. Decorative illustration by title. At lower 1/2 is photograph in black and white of a band sitting with various instruments. At bottom is text for publisher. Back cover is blank. Interior pages starting with first page on right have printed music and text. Dimensions: 12 /14" H x 9 5/16" W

Author Jack Cornelius; David Chudnow; Herman Block

Author Details Found no information




Language English

Publisher University Music Shop Inc.

Publisher Details Found no information

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Image Caption CMY2157



Date JUN 20,2014

Summary poor

Assessor BN

Notes Spine is torn about 5" on bottom edge. Paper is brittle and fragile, use caution when handling. Loss at lower left corner on all three layers. Tears along lower edge through all sheets of paper. Creases along all edges. Photograph apperas to be faded. White exterior is dirty and discolored. On back cover creases and wear. Accretions at top edge center and lower right quadrant from tape. Red mark at lower right quadrant. Interior pages are yellowed and discolored throughout. Interior page is torn on edges.