Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • The marines' hymn

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: digital; 4 2/4 in. | Taken from "The Bicentennial Collection: Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of 'The President's Own' United States Marine Band," disc 4. Original release information: William F. Santelmann, conducting RCA metal master, Mx. WD8-MB-1201, c. 1942 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: United States Marine Band - U.S. Marine Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1998
  • Commentary on Hethu'shka Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0440)

    • Contributor: White, Rufus - Jabbour, Alan - McIntyre, Laurel
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Commentary on Grand Entry Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0388)

    • Contributor: White, Rufus - Jabbour, Alan - McIntyre, Laurel
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-20
  • Commentary on Grand Finale Song

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - White, Rufus - McIntyre, Laurel
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Commentary on Hethu'shka Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0390)

    • Contributor: McIntyre, Laurel - White, Rufus - Jabbour, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-20
  • Amazing Grace

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in. | Released on Taang! TI 15 (Bibliography). Track 9 from the CD "Hate Your Friends" (Source Note). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Taang! Records - Lemonheads
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1992

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  • Garfield. (A Nation's Tribute of Rejoicing and Prayer for the Recovery of their Beloved President)

    1 digital file. 1:12 | The early form of Frank N. Scott's piece on Garfield, described both as "A Nation's Tribute of Rejoicing" and as "A Prayer for the Recovery of Their Beloved President," was deposited for copyright on September 15, 1881, four days before Garfield's death. (It may well have appeared in stores slightly earlier.) We know little about Scott besides his Garfield ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Scott, Frank N. - Saladini, Robert - Desellem, Phillip
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1998
  • Commentary on Junior Boys' Fancy Dance Contest Song (Warm-Up) (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0485)

    • Contributor: White, Rufus - McIntyre, Laurel - Jabbour, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Rescue the perishing

    1 digital file. :50 | In the 1870s, hymn tunes tended to be far more closely wedded to a particular set of words than in earlier periods; composers no longer wrote tunes to abstract rhythmic patterns, singable to any text in that particular meter. Thus, W. H. Doane's stirring tune for "Rescue the Perishing" is wedded to Fanny J. Crosby's words. The performers are ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Doane, W. H. - Crosby, Fanny J. - Saladini, Robert - Desellem, Phillip
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1998
  • 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
  • Commentary on Honoring Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0418)

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - McIntyre, Laurel - White, Rufus
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Commentary on Hethu'shka Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0415)

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - McIntyre, Laurel - White, Rufus
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Stars and stripes forever

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: digital; 4 2/4 in. | Taken from "The Bicentennial Collection: Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of 'The President's Own' United States Marine Band," disc 5. Original release information: Albert F. Schoepper, conducting. RCA Cat. LSP-2687, Recorded by RCA at Crapton Auditorium, Howard University, Washinton, DC, December 10, 1962. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: United States Marine Band - Sousa, John Philip - U.S. Marine Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1998
  • My glorious stars and stripes military march song

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 34 cm | words and music by James N. Burke ; arranged by Chas Corbeau. (Statement Of Responsibility). 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: James N. Burke - Burke, James N. - Corbeau, Chas
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1991

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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
  • Commentary on Flag Song

    • Contributor: McIntyre, Laurel - White, Rufus - Jabbour, Alan
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-20
  • See that my graveís kept green

    1 digital file. 2:14 | Gus Williams, an important performer during the 1870s, was best known as a "Dutch act"--a comedian with an act in German dialect. However, his most successful song is a straightforward sentimental one dealing with that most affecting of scenes for the nineteenth-century audience, the death-bed. (This particular death-bed is unusual in being that of a spouse rather than of ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Williams, Gus - Saladini, Robert - Miller, Elizabeth - Desellem, Phillip
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1998
  • Beautiful dreamer

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : digital, stereo; 4 3/4 in. | Thomas Hampson, baritone; Molly Mason, guitar. (Performer). In: American Dreamer: Songs of Stephen Foster (compact disc, Angel CDC 7 54621 2). (Contents). Recorded at BMG Studios, New York (April-July, 1992). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Angel - Foster, Stephen Collins - Hampson, Thomas - Mason, Molly
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1992
  • Commentary on Gourd Dance Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0378)

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - White, Rufus - McIntyre, Laurel
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-20
  • Commentary on Hethu'shka Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0414)

    • Contributor: McIntyre, Laurel - Jabbour, Alan - White, Rufus
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Four ruffles and flourishes and Hail Columbia

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in. | Taken from CD "Ceremonial Music" by The United States Air Force Band. Track 51. 30 second (Extent). excerpt used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: United States Air Force Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1993
  • Commentary on Honoring Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0419)

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - McIntyre, Laurel - White, Rufus
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Commentary on Song During Paul Brill Special (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0489)

    • Contributor: McIntyre, Laurel - Jabbour, Alan - White, Rufus
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Commentary on Contest Song (Warm-Up) (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0438)

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - McIntyre, Laurel - White, Rufus
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-21
  • Commentary on Gourd Dance Song (Call Number: AFC 1986/038: 0379)

    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - McIntyre, Laurel - White, Rufus
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1999-07-20