The decline of printed sheet music in the early 60s robbed the world of a source of beautiful and imaginative designs, but the hole was filled by the rise of the 12″ vinyl album. Now even CDs are dead, and we look at musical artwork on our little mp3 player screens. It’s sad.
Here’s an adorable illustration of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, from a small bundle of sheet music I bought this summer on the Isle of Wight. Click for bigger version.
More (non-festive) sheet music sleeves coming soon.