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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." – ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 1759
  • It's a long, long way to tipperary

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (5 pages) ; 34 cm | written and composed by Harry Williams and Jack Judge. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Also available in digital ...

    • Contributor: Chappell & Co., Ltd - Judge, Jack - Williams, Harry
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1953
  • Erich Korngold, 1897-1957

    Biography. Perhaps seeking a respite from his intensely focused work on his large scale Symphonic Serenade for string orchestra (op. 39, 1947-48), Korngold began work on a set of songs which were ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 1950-02-19
  • Look down, fair moon

    manuscript | 1 score ([1] leaf) ; 36 cm. | Ned Rorem ; [words by] Walt Whitman. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Reproduced from holograph. At end: Hyères 15 July ...

    • Contributor: Rorem, Ned - Whitman, Walt
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1957
  • Grief

    Song Collection. William Grant Still's setting of LeRoy V. Brant's text was composed in Los Angeles in 1953. According to Judith Anne Still, her father preferred his original title for the song ...

    • Contributor: Still, William Grant
    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 1953-06-15
  • Amazing grace

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, mono. ; 10 in. | "Sister Rosetta Tharpe with Lottie Henry and the Rosettes" (Performers). "Sacred Singing with Organ Accompaniment" (Performers). 2 minutes (Extent). ...

    • Contributor: Decca - Tharpe, Sister Rosetta - Henry, Lottie - Rosettes
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1950
  • The boatmen's dance from Old American Songs, set 1

    manuscript sketch | 26 p. 12.5 x 9.5in. (holograph sketches, complete set) | Recordings: LC concert, 7 December 2004 (with pianist Wolfram Rieger); LC demo, October 2003 (with pianist Craig Rutenburg). (Additional ...

    • Contributor: Boosey & Hawkes - Copland, Aaron - Emmett, Daniel Decatur
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1950
  • 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." – ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 1759
  • God be in my heart

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

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson Company - Warren, Elinor Remick
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1950
  • Daniel Gregory Mason (1873-1953)

    Biography. In 1913, Mason studied in Paris with Vincent d'Indy, who became his primary compositional influence. A fervent classicist, Mason's instrumental works include three symphonies, more than a dozen chamber pieces, several ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 1953-12-04
  • Amazing grace

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, mono. ; 10 in. | Courtesy of Sony BMG Music Entertainment, www.sonybmg.com. (Copyright). "Sacred Singing with Instrumental Acc." (Content). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording ...

    • Contributor: Columbia Records - Smith, Carl - Carter Sisters - [Carter], Mother Maybell
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1952