Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Mother, Dixie and you!

    sheet music | 4p | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Leo Feist, Inc - Johnson, Howard - Santly, Joe
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1927

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  • 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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  • The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    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
  • Interactive Maps -- The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    See the connection between America's geography and song through interactive maps that offer songs from the states and about the states.

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

    For voice and piano. Title from caption. Manuscript in ink. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Staff notation.

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

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  • Deep river song for three-part chorus women's voices piano accompaniment

    vocal score | 1 score (6 p.) ; 27 cm. | [harmonization by] H.T. Burleigh ; arranged by N. Clifford Page. (Statement Of Responsibility). For chorus (SSA) with piano. "Old negro melody"--Caption. acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Vocal Score (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: G. Ricordi - Burleigh, H. T. (Harry Thacker) - Page, N. Clifford (Nathaniel Clifford) - Burleigh, H. T.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1927

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  • The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    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
  • Daughter of Ocean

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 12 x 9 in. | Cover: "Three Poems by Percy Bysshe Shelley Set to Music for Voice and Piano by Arthur Farwell, Op. 43. / I. Bridal Song; II. On a Faded Violet. III. Daughter of Ocean" (General). Page 3: "Percy Bysshe Shelley (from Prometheus Unbound) / [Music by] Arthur Farwell, Op. 43, No. 3" (General). Courtesy of ...

    • Contributor: G. Schirmer, Inc - Farwell, Arthur - Shelley, Percy Bysshe
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1927

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  • [ Okeh Race Records Form No. 2566]

    12p., 7 in. x 5 in. | This catalog lists Tomlin's version of "Amazing Grace" on page 7. (Content).

    • Contributor: Okeh Phonograph Corporation
    • Original Format: Notated Music

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

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

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

    • Date: 1900
  • Timeline -- The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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

    • Date: 1759
  • 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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  • Historical Topics -- The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    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
  • Bridal Song

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 12 x 9 in. | Cover: "Three Poems by Percy Bysshe Shelley Set to Music for Voice and Piano by Arthur Farwell, Op. 43 / I. Bridal Song. II. On a Faded Violet. III. Daughter of Ocean" (General). Page 2: "[Poem by] Percy Bysshe Shelley / [Music by] Arthur Farwell, Op. 43, No. 1" (General). Courtesy of G. ...

    • Contributor: G. Schirmer, Inc - Farwell, Arthur - Shelley, Percy Bysshe
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1927

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  • An account of the trial of social dance

    Book. print | 46 p. 23 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Kingston Freeman Printing House - Davis, George (Rev) - Davis, George
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1899

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  • To the unknown soldier boy

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (4 unnumbered pages) ; 27 cm | music by C. Fred'k Clark ; lyric by C. Foster Roberts. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Manuscript in ink. Title from caption. 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: Clark, C. Frederick - Roberts, C. Foster
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • The daisies from Three Songs, op.2, 1927

    manuscript | 2p., 9.5 x 12 in. | Recording: LC concert, 7 December 2004 (with pianist Wolfram Rieger). (Additional Form). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com (Copyright Notice). Due to copyright restrictions, original master files are not available. (Standard Restriction). Manuscript (Form).

    • Contributor: G. Schirmer - Barber, Samuel - Stephens, James
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1927

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

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

    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
  • 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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  • My Jewish girl

    sheet music | 4 p. | From the operetta "His Jewish girl." This song has continued to be popularly performed into current times. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Metro Music Co. - Secunda, Sholom - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1927

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

    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

    "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