Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Farewell to my harp

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Bourne - Meignen, L.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1831

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  • About this Collection - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Collections

    See and Hear American History Through Song "Know the songs of a country and you will know its history for the true feeling of a people speaks through what they sing." – Preface to The Songs of Henry Clay Work (1884) Listen to the changes in the "Star Spangled Banner" as played by different bands in different eras. Look at the ways in which ...

  • Hark! Hark! The soft bugle

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Geo. Willig - S., M.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1831

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  • 1800 to 1849 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Collections

    Cultural and historical events from 1800 to 1849 related to American song.

  • Italian quick step

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: C. Bradlee - Webb, Geo. J.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1831

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  • Charming Bignetta

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Geo. Willig - Rolla, A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1831

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  • Henry Clay's quick step

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1831
  • Nahant march

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: C. Bradlee - Walch, J. H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1831

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  • About this Collection - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Collections

    See and Hear American History Through Song "Know the songs of a country and you will know its history for the true feeling of a people speaks through what they sing." – Preface to The Songs of Henry Clay Work (1884) Listen to the changes in the "Star Spangled Banner" as played by different bands in different eras. Look at the ways in which ...

  • The Polish soldier's adieu

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: C. Bradlee - Webb, Geo. J.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1831

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  • Popular Songs of the Day - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Collections

    "Popular songs" can be broadly defined as songs that are at least intended to reach a broad audience via some form of commercial distribution, such as broadsides, sheet music, song collections, touring musicians or musical production and from the 1890s on, commercial recordings. Being made to travel, popular music is most likely to represent a broad range of influences, including ones from folk, church ...

  • Articles About Songs - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Collections

    Original essays and articles are available on this site to help provide historical context and a deeper view for those who wish to learn more about particular topics. The Library's curators have written articles on historical topics and song, musical styles, individual songs, and songs of various ethnic groups in America.

  • Love not

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | composer [?] handwritten on title pg - "Corri, Philip Antony". From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: John Cole - Corri, Philip Antony - Clifton, A. - Norton
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1831

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  • A Grecian air

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: G. Melksham Bourne - A Professor
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1831

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  • Freedom and clay! A new patriotic song

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: John Cole
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1831

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  • Soft glides the sea, bounding and free, cavatina

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: C. Bradlee - Webb, Geo. Jas - Walker, Eliza
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1831

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  • Auld Joe Nicholson's nannie, a ballad

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: C. Bradlee - Comer, T.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1831

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  • Biographies - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Collections

    Short biographies are available for some of the many composers, lyricists, performers, conductors, field collectors, and folklorists who have played a part in the history of American songs.

  • Polish war-song

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: C. Bradlee - Zeuner, Ch. - Thatcher
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1831

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  • Timeline - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Collections

    Explore the relationship between cultural and historical events to American song on this timeline.

  • Hooligan's wedding night

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J. R. Bell - Skelly, J. P. (Joseph P.)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1831

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  • The sun is up

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: C. Bradlee - Comer, T.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1831

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  • O! Merry row the bonnie bark

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Bourne - Meignen, L.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1831

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  • Star of the East, a sacred trio

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: C. Bradlee - Webb, Geo. J.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1831

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  • The Virginia harmony

    Hymnal. print | obl. cm. | Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Samuel H. Davis - Clayton, David L.
    • Original Format: Books - Notated Music
    • Date: 1831

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