Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Costello post

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 35 cm | words and music by H. D. Pryor (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Manuscript in ink, with typescript lyrics. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Pryor, H. D.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Illustrated Sound Recordings - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Collections

    Performances of song and concerts from the Library of Congress are available on this site as well as interviews with performers and composers.

    • Date: 1759
  • 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 ...

    • Date: 1581
  • Uvyom simchas' Uvyom simchas chem

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:14 | Vocal (Category). Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble (Description). This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of the recording ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Josef Rosenblatt - Leroy Shield
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1925-01-08
  • The smiler

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Van Eps, Fred - Burckhardt, John F. - Wenrich, Percy
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1925
  • T' Tka b'shofar

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:18 | Vocal (Category). Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble (Description). This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of the recording ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Josef Rosenblatt - Leroy Shield
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1925-01-08
  • In Flanders' fields

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 unnumbered pages) ; 26 cm | [words by] Lt. Col. J. McCrae ; [music by] Mary L.D. Macfarland. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Manuscript in ink. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Macfarland, Mary L. D. - McCrae, John
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • 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.

    • Date: 1759
  • Der Judische ligionerie

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:24 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Shloimele Rothstein - Leroy Shield - Joseph Rumshinsky
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1925-03-09
  • Lieber Gott

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:03 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading ...

    • Contributor: Victor - David Medoff - Leroy Shield
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1925-04-23
  • In the baggage coach ahead

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, vertical cut, mono. ; 10 in. | "Singing, Violin and Guitar" (Content). Mx: 10315 -C -3 -2 Recorded on April 13, 1925. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Davis, Gussie L. - Dalhart, Vernon and Co.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1925
  • Nina

    Ethnic Music, Opera. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:32 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. ...

    • Contributor: Victor - David Medoff - Leroy Shield - Joseph Rumshinsky
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1925-04-23
  • Historical Topics - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Collections

    The history of America is reflected through its songs. Read more about how immigration and migration; work and industry; social change; war and conflict; politics and political campaigns; and sports and leisure in the United States have been portrayed in song. Listen to examples for all.

    • Date: 1581
  • Rest ye in peace ye Flanders dead America's answer

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (4 pages) ; 35 cm | poem by R.W. Lillard ; music by A.A. Tennant. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Manuscript in ink. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Tennant, A.A. - Lillard, R.W. - Tennant, A. A. - Lillard, R. W.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • 1900 to 1949 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Collections

    Cultural and historical events from 1900 to 1949 related to American song.

    • Date: 1900
  • Lest we forget

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (* pages) ; 31 cm | For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Scheidecker, A. J.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1925

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  • In the baggage coach ahead

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | Mx: 19627-A -3 Issued in early 1925. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Victor - Davis, [Gussie L.] - Dalhart, Vernon
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1925
  • 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.

    • Date: 1759
  • Gold star mother

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 32 cm | words by Gustave F. Waeckerley ; music by John L. Herman. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Gustave F. Waeckerley - Herman, John L. ((Composer)) - Waeckerley, Gustave F. - Herman, John L.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1925

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  • Curator Talks - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Collections

    The curators of the collections at the Library of Congress give more information about the history of song in the United States in these brief "Curator Talk" videos with the help of illustrations and audio clips.

    • Date: 1759
  • The sentinel poppies

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (* pages) ; 31 cm | For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Schulze, Ernest A. - Doyle, Stephen
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1925

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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 ...

    • Date: 1581
  • 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.

    • Date: 1759
  • Zol ich verin a ruv

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:17 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Shloimele Rothstein - Leroy Shield
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1925-02-27
  • Our boys' victory

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 unnumbered pages) ; 35 cm | by A.J. Cook. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Manuscript in ink. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Cook, A.J. - Cook, A. J.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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