NYC’s Last Classical Sheet Music Store Shuts Its Doors

CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The last store dedicated to selling classical sheet music has closed its doors.

At the Frank Music Company, it was last call at the store that’s a sheet music lover’s delight.

“I think it’s very sad,” Juilliard School student Isabel Hong said, who was looking for a violin piece.

“I think it’s totally tragic,” longtime customer and violinist Laura St. John told WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell.

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Heidi Rogers bought the spot on West 54th Street 37 years ago, and now it is the last store in the city dedicated to selling classical sheet music.

She’s a kind of encyclopedia of scores and songbooks, CBS2’s Dick Brennan reported, and without so much as a card catalog, she knows where they are stored in the stacks.

“It’s a very simple…

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