Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Adams and liberty

    "Adams and liberty" is written to the tune of the Anacreontic song, and this is believed to be the first American book publication of the music of that song. Published in "The American musical miscellany," pages 211-218. Author was christened Thomas Paine, and changed his name after the piece was published.

    • Contributor: A. Wright, for D. Wright and Company - [Smith, John Stafford?] - [Paine Jr., Robert Treat]
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1798

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  • Hymn to the sun An ancient jubilee song of the sun-worshippers

    sheet music | 9 p. ; 35 cm. | "With historic account of the ceremony and the derivation of music from the sun's rays. Recorded, described and harmonized by Carlos Troyer." (Source Note). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa Wan Press - Troyer, Carlos
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1909

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  • The pocket ball-room prompter containing calls for the different changes and figures to all the principal quadrilles, cotillons, country dances and fancy dances of the day

    Book. print | 47, [1] p. 10 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: O. Ditson & Co. - Howe, Elias
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1886

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  • Where the bee sucks, op. 3, no. 2

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "To Mr. Allen Byrne. From The Tempest." (Source Note). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa Wan Press - Ayres, Frederic - Shakespeare, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1907

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  • From mesa and plain : Indian cowboy and Negro sketches for pianoforte

    musical score | 17 p. ; 35 cm. | Navajo war dance -- Pawnee horses -- Prarie miniature -- Wa-Wan choral -- Plantation melody. (Content). Song 2 transcribed by Edwin S. Tracy. Song 5 recorded by Alice Haskell (General). "Volume IV [Spring Quarter - Part II] No. 28." (Source Note). Musical Score (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa Wan Press - Farwell, Arthur - Tracy, Edwin S. - Haskell, Alice
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1905

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  • Fish wharf rhapsody

    sheet music | 7 p. ; 35 cm. | Song credited to "Will" (George William Beauchamp) and "Hank" (Henry F. Gilbert) (General). "Left over from an afternoon's loaf on Fish Wharf - Boston. Words used by permission of the author." (Source Note). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa Wan Press - Gilbert, Henry F. (Henry Franklin Belknap) - Beauchamp, George William - Gilbert, Henry F.
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1909

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  • A garden fancy

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "For pianoforte." (Source Note). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa Wan Press - Beach, John Parsons
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1907

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  • Three songs

    vocal score | 15 p. ; 35 cm. | The curlew : recitation with piano accompaniment / by Lawrence Gilman -- A ruined garden and Requiescat / by Arthur Farwell (Content). "Volume III [Summer Quarter] Part I: July." (Source Note). Vocal Score (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa Wan Press - Farwell, Arthur - Gilman, Lawrence Gilman, Lawrence Gilman, Lawrence - Yeats, W. (William Butler) - Marston, Philip Bourke - Heyman, Katherine Ruth - Gilman, Lawrence
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1904

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  • In Venezia; serenade, for pianoforte

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa Wan Press - Roper, Virginia
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1906

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  • The lonely garden

    sheet music | 7 p. ; 35 cm. | "Poem used by permission of the American Magazine" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa Wan Press - Walker, Caroline Holme - Pickthall, Marjorie L. C. (Marjorie Lowry Christie)
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1907

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  • Symphonic concerto, G minor, for piano and orchestra

    sheet music | score (73 p.) 36 cm. | Sheet Music (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa Wan Press - Oldberg, Arne
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1907

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  • Four songs

    vocal score | 21 p. ; 35 cm. | Faery song / by Henry F. Gilbert -- The only voice / by William J. McCoy -- Serenade -- What are we two? / by Gena Branscombe (Content). Words to 1st song by Yeats, to 2nd by Weil, to 3rd and 4th by Browning. (General). "Volume IV [Summer Quarter - Part I] No. 29." (Source ...

    • Contributor: Wa Wan Press - Gilbert, Henry F. (Henry Franklin Belknap) - McCoy, William Johnston - Branscombe, Gena - Yeats, W. (William Butler) - Weil, Oscar - Browning, Robert - Gilbert, Henry F.
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1905

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  • Traditional songs of the Zunis

    vocal score | 24 p. ; 35 cm. | Zun~ian lullaby and incantation -- The lover's wooing, or, Blanket song -- The sunrise call -- The coming of Montezuma. (Content). "Transcribed and harmonized by Carlos Troyer." (Source Note). Vocal Score (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa Wan Press - Troyer, Carlos
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1904

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  • Hesper [Op. 6, no. 2]

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Song for high voice. Poem by Henry Van Dyke." (Source Note). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa Wan Press - Ayres, Frederic - Van Dyke, Henry
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1911

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  • I have done, put by the lute, op. 10, no. 4

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa Wan Press - Goldmark, Rubin - Scott, Duncan Campbell
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1908

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  • Preludes nos. II, III and V, from Six preludes

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "For pianoforte." (Source Note). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa Wan Press - Kreider, Noble W. (Noble Wickham) - Kreider, Noble W.
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1908

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  • Traditional songs of the Zunis, second series

    vocal score | 20 p. ; 35 cm. | The Festive Sun Dance of the Zunis -- The Great Rain Dance of the Zunis. (Content). "With English Text. Transcribed and harmonized by Carlos Troyer." (Source Note). Vocal Score (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa Wan Press - Troyer, Carlos
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1904

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  • Sea dirge

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "From The Tempest" (Source Note). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa Wan Press - Ayres, Frederic - Shakespeare, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1907

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  • Waltz - to Margaret

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa Wan Press - Ide, Chester Edward
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1907

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  • The Lawrence disaster. By Jason E. Cowden. Lowell, Jan. 20th 1860

    Song Sheet. print | 1 score | In English. (Language). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Cowden, Jason E.
    • Original Format: Books - Notated Music
    • Date: 1860
  • Dancing at home and abroad

    Book. print | 104 p. 20 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: O. Ditson & Co. - Cleveland, C. H. (Jr) - Cleveland, C. H.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1878

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  • The valley of lovers

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Poem from "The Wind Among the Reeds" published by John Lane Company." (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa Wan Press - Damon, Julia - Yeats, W. (William Butler)
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1906

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  • The Boston glee book, consisting of an extensive collection of glees, madrigals, and rounds

    print | 264 p. ; 19 x 26 cm. | by Lowell Mason and George J. Webb. (Statement Of Responsibility). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: J. H. Wilkins & R. Carter, and G. W. Palmer & Co. - Mason, Lowell - Webb, George James
    • Original Format: Books - Notated Music
    • Date: 1838

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  • Three songs by John Parsons Beach

    vocal score | 15 p. ; 35 cm. | The kings -- Autumn song -- Song of the lilac. (Content). "Volume III [Winter Quarter] Part I: January." (Source Note). Vocal Score (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa Wan Press - Beach, John Parsons - Guiney, Louise Imogen - Rossetti, Dante Gabriel
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1904

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  • The island of the Fay

    musical score | 16 p. ; 35 cm. | "Volume III [Summer Quarter] Part II: July. For pianoforte." (Source Note). Musical Score (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa Wan Press - Gilbert, Henry F. (Henry Franklin Belknap) - Gilbert, Henry F.
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1904

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