Love for Sale


Uploaded on Feb 28, 2018

Leadsheet in Bb (could be said to be major or minor)

"Love for Sale" is a song by Cole Porter, from the musical The New Yorkers which opened on Broadway on December 8, 1930 and closed in May 1931 after 168 performances. The song is written from the viewpoint of a prostitute advertising "love for sale": Old love, new love, every love but true love.

The song's chorus, like many in the Great American Songbook, is written in the A-A-B-A format. However, instead of 32 bars, it has 64, plus an 8-bar tag. The tag is often dropped when the song is performed. The tune, using what is practically a trademark for Porter, shifts between a major and minor feeling.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Love_for_Sale_(song)

Pages 2
Duration 02:08
Measures 64
Key signature 2 flats
Parts 1
Part names Piano
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