Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • The Day star of freedom

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson & Co. - Turner, J. W. - Richardson, Wm. E.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1860

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  • Melinda May

    Sheet music | 1 score (5 p.) ; 36 cm. | written and composed by Stephen C. Foster. (Statement Of Responsibility). For solo voice with SATB choral refrain and piano acc. "As sung by the celebrated New Orleans Serenaders." First edition. Sheet Music (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: F.D. Benteen - W.T. Mayo - Foster, Stephen Collins
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1850

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  • The Chimes of the monastery

    sheet music | Music associated with the Confederate side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: John W. Burke - Meignen, Leopold - Hawthorne, Alice
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1861

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  • The Peace of the valley is fled

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Lee & Walker - S., S. D. - Fitzball, E.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1864

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  • The Vacant chair, or We shall meet but we shall miss him

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Brainard's Sons - Root, George F. (George Frederick) - W., N. S.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1889

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  • Tell me, mother, can I go

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wm. Hall & Son - Tremaine, Wm. - Holder, E. G.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1863

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  • I don't want to play in your yard

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 66.5 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Recorded on one side only. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. George J. Gaskin, tenor; piano acc. (Performers). Recorded at an unknown location, Oct. 29, 1895. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Preservation master. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Petrie, H. W. (Henry W.) - Gaskin, George J. - Petrie, H. W. - Petrie, H. W. (Author) - Gaskin, George (Performer)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1895-10-29
  • We are coming, Father Abraam, 300,000 more

    Sheet music | 1 score (5 p.) ; 36 cm. | music composed by Stephen C. Foster. (Statement Of Responsibility). For solo voice and SATB choral refrain with piano acc. Words from the poem: Three hundred thousand more / James Sloane Gibbons. "Respectfully dedicated to the President of the United States." First edition. Sheet Music (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: S.T. Gordon - Foster, Stephen Collins - Gibbons, J. S. (James Sloan)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1862

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  • Our national union march

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side cover missing Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Rehm, Chas
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1862

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  • Steh auf mein folk

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Arise, my people" and "In lamentation and mourning, the song of the wandering Jew." from "Dr. Almasada" ; Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (Language). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1898

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  • Commemoration day

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (* pages) ; 36 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: Seldon, Arthur - Marshall, A. R.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1897

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  • Welcome song of the 40th Wisconson volunteers

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Root & Cady - Towne, T. Martin - Bennett, S. Fillmore
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1864

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  • Our boys are coming home

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: H. N. Hempsted - Towne, T. Martin
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1865

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  • I know my mother weeps for me

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Sawyer & Thompson - Thompson, Charles F.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1863

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  • The Stars and stripes

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. T. Gordon - Seward, Theo. F.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1890

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  • Min hameizar and Elieser's kinder lid

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "For Piano Arranged by H. A. Russotto" (General). From the operas "Blihmeleh" and "Akeydas Yitskhok" respectively. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Katzenelenbogen & Rabinowitz - Russotto, H. - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1898

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  • Homeward now the boys are marching

    sheet music | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Henry Tolman & Co. - Turner, J. W.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1865

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  • Who will care for mother now

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Geo. Dunn & Compy - Thompson, C. F. - Sawyer, C. C.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1863

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  • On to the battle

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Lee & Walker - Thunder, Henry G. - McCaullay, John E.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1861

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  • Columbia's call

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Root & Cady - Root, George F. (George Frederick)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1867

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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.

  • The Vacant chair, or We shall meet but we shall miss him

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Brainard's Sons - Root, George F. (George Frederick) - W., N. S.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1861

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  • Oh! why am I so happy

    Sheet music | 1 score (5 p.) ; 35 cm. | words by Francis D. Murtha ; music by Stephen C. Foster. (Statement Of Responsibility). For solo voice with piano acc. Caption title. Subsequent verses printed as text after score. First edition. Sheet Music (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Horace Waters - O. Ditson - Foster, Stephen Collins - Murtha, Francis D.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1863

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  • Glory! glory!, the little octoroon

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Root & Cady - Root, George F. (George Frederick) - Brown, Geo. W.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1863

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  • Kol nidrei

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | For piano and violin. Liturgical lyrics (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J. Katzenelenbogen - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1897

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