↓ Refine your search

Results

  • Dudley Buck (1839-1909)

    Biography. Biography. Biography. In 1898, Buck was honored by election to the National Institute of Arts and Letters. Eleven years later, on October 6, 1909, the composer died at the age of ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 1909-10-06
  • Will Marion Cook (1869-1944)

    Biography. Biography. Biography. Cook also followed his own advice. Thomas Riis, in his study of early black musical theater, singles out Cook's remarkable harmonic skill and compositional sophistication. When the pursuit of ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
  • "God, That Madest Earth and Heaven" by Horatio William Parker

    Article. Parker's strophic setting is largely homophonic, reminiscent of a harmonized chorale melody. The part-writing, however, is occasionally imitative and always interesting, showing his excellent training and superior craftsmanship.

    • Original Format: Web Pages
  • "Don't Be Weary, Traveler" by R. Nathaniel Dett

    Article. R. Nathaniel Dett dedicated Don't Be Weary, Traveler to philanthropist and arts patron George Foster Peabody. It was published by the John Church Company, "The House Devoted to the Progress of ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
  • " Song for a May Morning" by Patty Stair

    Article. Patty Stair wrote Song for a May Morning in 1914 to address the needs of the burgeoning women's musical clubs that gained popularity during the first part of the twentieth century. ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
  • Ol' Marse Winter (trio)

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (8 p.) ; 30 cm. | Gena Branscombe ; [words by] Mary Alice Ogden. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, in ink, with additions and corrections in pencil. ...

    • Contributor: Branscombe, Gena - Ogden, Mary Alice
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914
  • "Done Paid My Vow to the Lord" by R. Nathaniel Dett

    Article. Dett arranged Done Paid My Vow to the Lord for baritone or contralto solo, women voices, and piano in 1919. It was published that year by the John Church Company. The ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
  • Whoop her up! (with a whoop, la! la!)

    vocal score | 1 vocal score (4 p.) ; 35 cm. | by Will Marion Cook ; [words by Andrew B. Sterling]. (Statement Of Responsibility). For chorus (unison) with piano. Caption title. ...

    • Contributor: W.M. Cook - Cook, Will Marion - Sterling, Andrew B.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910
  • The friends we love song and chorus

    vocal score | 1 score (5 p.) ; 36 cm. | by Alice Hawthorne. (Statement Of Responsibility). Solo voice, chorus (SATB) and piano. acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Vocal ...

    • Contributor: Sep. Winner & Co. - Winner, Septimus
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1868
  • " Christ Jesus Comes from Heavenly Height" by Peter C. Lutkin

    Article. For much of his life, Lutkin composed original carols as Christmas card greetings. Child Jesus Comes from Heavenly Height was one of two such greetings later published by H. W. Gray. ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
  • " Summer Wind, Song of Sylphs" by Edward MacDowell

    Article. This is the last of MacDowell's original choral works to be published, written while he was teaching at Columbia University. The text's poet, Richard Hovey (1864-1900), also taught at the university. ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 1864
  • " Southern Lullaby" by Harry Thacker Burleigh

    Article. The unaccompanied work opens with the chorus providing a homophonic, hummed accompaniment to the solo soprano melody, "De night am long an' de col' win' roar, Yo' Pappy he doan come ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
  • The lonely rose set to music for soprano solo and chorus of women's voices with pianoforte accompaniment, op. 43

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (14 p.) ; 36 cm. | by Margaret Ruthven Lang ; words by Philip Bourke Marston. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. Chorus: SSAA. Published: Boston : A.P. ...

    • Contributor: Lang, Margaret Ruthven - Marston, Philip Bourke - A.P. Schmidt Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906
  • In Arcady by moonlight for women's voices

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (7 p.) ; 33 cm. | Holograph. For chorus (SSA) with piano. Caption title. Subtitle "for women's voices" crossed out in pencil and changed "(trio)" in ...

    • Contributor: Branscombe, Gena - Banning, Kendall
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914
  • My love chorus for men's voices : op. 33, no. 2

    vocal score | 1 score (3 p.) ; 27 cm. | Horatio W. Parker ; Langdon Elwyn Mitchell. (Statement Of Responsibility). TTBB chorus. Caption title. Also available in digital form on the ...

    • Contributor: Schirmer - Parker, Horatio W. (Horatio William) - Mitchell, Langdon Elwyn - Parker, Horatio W.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1893
  • " O God, My Heart Is Ready, Op. 17" by Arthur B. Whiting

    Article. Whiting's unaccompanied motet stretches over thirty-five pages. It weaves several psalm texts and begins with an intonation for baritone solo, "There is sprung up a light for the righteous, and joyful ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
  • The lonely rose op. 43

    vocal score | 1 score (19 p.) ; 27 cm. | music by Margaret Ruthven Lang ; words by Philip Bourke Marston. (Statement Of Responsibility). For soprano solo and SSAA chorus with ...

    • Contributor: A.P. Schmidt - Lang, Margaret Ruthven - Marston, Philip Bourke
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906
  • " Weepin' Mary" by Harry Thacker Burleigh

    Article. Burleigh's setting is austere in its unvaried, quarter-note/half-note rhythm. His harmonic inventiveness is, therefore, all the more telling against such a simple backdrop. After setting the first phrase in diatonic triads ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
  • " Long, Long the Night" by Daniel Gregory Mason

    Article. The first two verses Mason sets using mildly chromatic harmonies with a few seventh and ninth chords. In the third verse, however, he suddenly injects extreme dissonance to capture the pathos ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
  • The old man with a beard for mixed voices

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (5 p.) ; 35 cm. | words by Edward Lear ; music by Margaret Ruthven Lang. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. For chorus (SATB) and piano. Caption ...

    • Contributor: Lang, Margaret Ruthven - Lear, Edward - A.P. Schmidt Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907