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  • 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 ...

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    • Date: 1909-10-06
  • "I Love Thee, Lord" by William W. Gilchrist

    Article. The choral writing features a dialogue between the upper three voices and the bass. Gilchrist was fond of using contrapuntal devices to enliven his choral writing. At the end of the ...

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  • So sweet is she madrigal for men's voices a capella

    vocal score | 1 score (15 p.) ; 27 cm. | Patty Stair ; [words by] Ben Jonson. (Statement Of Responsibility). For chorus (TTBB) ; piano acc. for rehearsal only. Caption title. ...

    • Contributor: Huntzinger and Dilworth - Stair, Patty - Jonson, Ben
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916
  • He met her in the meadow for mixed voices, S.A.T.B

    vocal score | 1 score (5 p.) ; 29 cm. | H.T. Burleigh. (Statement Of Responsibility). For chorus (SATB) with piano (ad lib.). acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Vocal ...

    • Contributor: G. Ricordi - Burleigh, H. T. (Harry Thacker) - Burleigh, H. T.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1922
  • Don't be weary, traveler motet on a negro folk song motif : for six-part unaccompanied chorus of mixed voices

    vocal score | 1 score (17 p.) ; 28 cm. | R. Nathaniel Dett. (Statement Of Responsibility). For SMzATBarB chorus. Caption title. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: J. Church - Dett, R. Nathaniel
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921
  • " Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" by Harry Thacker Burleigh

    Article. The SATB version of Burleigh's solo setting was arranged by Nathaniel Clifford Page (1866-1956). The piano accompaniment uses a repetitive, falling-chord figure throughout to create the "swing low" aural imagery. Page ...

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    • Date: 1866
  • Hosanna

    vocal score | 1 score (7 p.) ; 27 cm. | [words and music by] Arthur Farwell. (Statement Of Responsibility). Principally for chorus (SATB) with piano. Vocal Score (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: John Church Co. - Farwell, Arthur
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918
  • " O Bless the Lord, My Soul" by John Knowles Paine

    Article. Paine deviates from Watts's original poetry, written in 1719, several times. Watts's phrase, "And makes thee young again," appears in Paine's setting as, "And makes thee strong again." The original phrase ...

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  • 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
  • "De Gospel Train ('Git on bo'd lit'l children')" by Harry Thacker Burleigh

    Article. Burleigh's setting is an upbeat, highly rhythmic work with several harmonic surprises. His TTBB arrangement is punctuated by inspired moments of train imagery, most notably in the "chu chuck-a, chu chuck-a" ...

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  • Now is Christ risen from the dead soprano solo & quartett

    vocal score | 1 score (7 p.) ; 27 cm. | Harvey B. Gaul. (Statement Of Responsibility). For soprano solo, chorus (SATB), and organ. Caption title. acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] ...

    • Contributor: Wm. A. Pond - Gaul, Harvey B. (Harvey Bartlett) - Gaul, Harvey B.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905
  • " They that wait upon the Lord" by Arthur B. Whiting

    Article. Whiting sets this text from Isaiah (40:28-31) as an accompanied verse anthem, a form that alternates between solo and chorus to provide textural variety. In this case the musical contrast is ...

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  • The old person of Cassel for mixed voices

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (6 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: 1905
  • Cradle song from the German of Peter Cornelius : op. 41, no. 1

    vocal score | 1 close score ([4] p.) ; 27 cm. | E.A. MacDowell. (Statement Of Responsibility). For men's chorus (TTBB). Caption title. With: Dance of gnomes. acquire 2 shelf copies [policy ...

    • Contributor: A.P. Schmidt - Macdowell, Edward - Cornelius, Peter
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1890
  • " Balm in Gilead" by Harry Thacker Burleigh

    Article. The text of this spiritual was inspired by the biblical passage: "Is there no balm in Gilead; is there no physician there? Why then is not the health of the daughter ...

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  • " Dig My Grave," one of "Two Negro Spirituals" by Harry Thacker Burleigh

    Article. The text and melody of Dig My Grave were taken from Bahama Songs and Stories by Charles L. Edwards. The opening is appropriately somber, marked Grave, and set for four-part men's ...

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  • " Hosanna" by Arthur Farwell

    Article. Farwell orchestrated Hosanna for an extraordinary performance in Carnegie Hall by the students of the Third Street Music School Settlement in March 1918. The concert, led by the composer, featured a ...

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  • " Pirate Song" by Henry F. Gilbert

    Article. The present edition was issued by the H. W. Gray Co. in 1921. Gilbert adapted words from Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island with added stanzas by Alice C. Hyde. The opening ...

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    • Date: 1923-05-24
  • "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 ...

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  • " In Arcady by Moonlight" by Gena Branscombe

    Article. Also published as a solo song, Branscombe's choral setting (SSA) was issued by Arthur P. Schmidt Co., Boston, in 1914. The text is by Kendall Banning (1879-1914) and refers to a ...

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    • Date: 1879