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  • John Knowles Paine (1839-1906)

    John Knowles Paine (1839-1906)

    Biography. Although widely popular during his lifetime, Paine's works dwindled into obscurity as twentieth-century modernism took hold. Recent editions, writings, recordings and performances have brought Paine's music and his importance in American ...

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  • " Minuet" by Patty Stair

    " Minuet" by Patty Stair

    Article. In the opening A section, written in G major, the stage is set as Grand-aunt plays the spinet, "Thin and worn [is] the spinet's tone." The B section, in C major, ...

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  • "The Old Person of Cassel (1905)" by Margaret Ruthven Lang

    "The Old Person of Cassel (1905)" by Margaret Ruthven Lang

    Article. In her SATB [soprano, alto, tenor, bass] setting with piano accompaniment of Lear's The Old Person of Cassel (1905), she humorously interjects numerous "ha, ha," responses to each line of text. ...

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  • Inconstancy

    Inconstancy

    vocal score | 1 score (7 p.) ; 28 cm. | G.W. Chadwick ; [words by] Shakespeare. (Statement Of Responsibility). For SSAA chorus with piano. Caption title. Also available in digital form ...

    • Contributor: A.P. Schmidt - Chadwick, G. W. (George Whitefield) - Shakespeare, William - Chadwick, G. W.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910
  • "The  Jumblies, Op. 68, No. 4" by Arthur Foote

    "The Jumblies, Op. 68, No. 4" by Arthur Foote

    Article. Foote sets this humorous limerick by Edward Lear (1812-88) "Allegro giocoso." He chooses only the first and fourth stanzas of Lear's five-stanza poem. The music is scored in C minor, with ...

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  • Far awa' (trio) : op. 43, no. 4

    Far awa' (trio) : op. 43, no. 4

    vocal score | 1 score (4 p.) ; 27 cm. | H.H.A. Beach ; Robert Burns. (Statement Of Responsibility). Originally for voice and piano; arr. by the composer for SSA chorus with ...

    • Contributor: A.P. Schmidt - Beach, H. H. A. (Mrs) - Burns, Robert - Beach, H. H. A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918
  • "There's a Meetin' Here Tonight" by R. Nathaniel Dett

    "There's a Meetin' Here Tonight" by R. Nathaniel Dett

    Article. The John Church Company published Dett's arrangement of There's a Meetin' Here Tonight in 1921. The composer dedicated the work to the Cecilia Society of Boston, an all-white chorus organized in ...

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  • "The  Wind and the Day (A Sunset on Yarrow)" by Arthur Foote

    "The Wind and the Day (A Sunset on Yarrow)" by Arthur Foote

    Article. This part-song, one of fifty-two composed by Foote, was dedicated to Horatio Parker (1863–1919), a fellow member of the Second New England School of composers. It sets a pastoral poem by ...

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  • " Breathe on Us, Breath of God" by Arthur Farwell

    " Breathe on Us, Breath of God" by Arthur Farwell

    Article. Farwell's strophic setting (four verses followed by a brief "Amen") contains colorful harmonies and unexpected voice leading that beautifully embellishes the text. For example, the soprano's opening tritone leads to an ...

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  • Julep song "the good old mint julep for me"

    Julep song "the good old mint julep for me"

    vocal score | 1 score (3-7 p.) ; 36 cm. | music by Will Marion Cook ; words by Richard Grant. (Statement Of Responsibility). For baritone solo, chorus (TTBB) with piano. Caption ...

    • Contributor: J. H. Cook Pub - Cook, Will Marion - Grant, Richard
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904
  • The  old man with a beard

    The old man with a beard

    vocal score | 1 score (7 p.) ; 27 cm. | Margaret Ruthven Lang ; Edward Lear. (Statement Of Responsibility). For SATB chorus with piano. Caption title. Also available in digital form ...

    • Contributor: A.P. Schmidt - Lang, Margaret Ruthven - Lear, Edward
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909
  • Don't be weary, traveler motet on a negro folk song motif : for six-part unaccompanied chorus of mixed voices

    Don't be weary, traveler motet on a negro folk song motif : f...

    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
  • " Hosanna" by Arthur Farwell

    " 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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  • Weepin' Mary chorus women's voices : Negro spiritual

    Weepin' Mary chorus women's voices : Negro spiritual

    vocal score | 1 score (5 p.) ; 27 cm. | harmonization by H.T. Burleigh ; arranged by N. Clifford Page. (Statement Of Responsibility). For chorus (SSA) with piano. Caption title. acquire ...

    • Contributor: G. Ricordi - Burleigh, H. T. (Harry Thacker) - Page, N. Clifford (Nathaniel Clifford) - Burleigh, H. T.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917
  • The  hawthorn tree part song for mixed voices with solos for sop. & and ten., op. 25

    The hawthorn tree part song for mixed voices with solos for ...

    vocal score | 1 score (13 p.) ; 27 cm. | music by Margaret Ruthven Lang ; words by Nathan Haskell Dole. (Statement Of Responsibility). Caption title. Also available in digital form ...

    • Contributor: Miles & Thompson - Lang, Margaret Ruthven - Dole, Nathan Haskell
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1896
  • William W. Gilchrist (1846-1916)

    William W. Gilchrist (1846-1916)

    Biography. Biography. Biography. Gilchrist suffered periodic bouts of depression and was unable to conduct at the Mendelssohn Club concerts in 1913. He spent the last 16 months of his life receiving treatment ...

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  • "Bow Down Thine Ear" by Horatio William Parker

    "Bow Down Thine Ear" by Horatio William Parker

    Article. G. Schirmer published the piece in 1890. (Please note that in m. 44 the soprano's E-natural may have been intended to be an E-flat, as suggested by the doubling in the ...

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  • " Enchantment, op. 17, no. 1, (1908)" by Mabel Wheeler Daniels

    " Enchantment, op. 17, no. 1, (1908)" by Mabel Wheeler Daniels

    Article. Daniels's compositional career gained major status in 1913, when she presented her choral/orchestral work The Desolate City, op. 21, at the MacDowell Colony in New Hampshire. Following that success, she returned ...

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  • Cradle song from the German of Peter Cornelius : op. 41, no. 1

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

    "De Gospel Train ('Git on bo'd lit'l children')" by Harry Th...

    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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  • De  gospel train git on bo'd litl' children : song for male voices

    De gospel train git on bo'd litl' children : song for male v...

    vocal score | 1 score (7 p.) ; 27 cm. | H.T. Burleigh. (Statement Of Responsibility). For chorus (TTBB) with piano. "Negro spiritual arranged by H.T. Burleigh"--Caption. acquire 2 shelf copies [policy ...

    • Contributor: G. Ricordi - Burleigh, H. T. (Harry Thacker) - Burleigh, H. T.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921
  • I bring you heartsease (trio)

    I bring you heartsease (trio)

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (7 p.) ; 35 cm. | Gena Branscombe ; words by G.B. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, in ink, with additions and corrections in pencil. For chorus ...

    • Contributor: Branscombe, Gena
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916
  • "They that wait upon the Lord" Isaiah XL, 28-31 : anthem for baritone solo and chorus of mixed voices (soprano I, II, alto, tenor, bass I, II) with organ accompaniment

    "They that wait upon the Lord" Isaiah XL, 28-31 : anthem for ...

    vocal score | 1 score (12 p.) ; 27 cm. | Arthur Whiting. (Statement Of Responsibility). acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Vocal Score (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: G. Schirmer - Whiting, Arthur
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903
  • The  wind and the day (a sunset on yarrow ) : op. 68, no. 2

    The wind and the day (a sunset on yarrow ) : op. 68, no. 2

    vocal score | 1 score (7 p.) ; 27 cm. | Arthur Foote ; the poem is by Andrew Lang. (Statement Of Responsibility). For chorus (SATB) with piano. Caption title. acquire 1 ...

    • Contributor: Arthur P. Schmidt - Foote, Arthur - Lang, Andrew
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908
  • Swing low, sweet chariot chorus for mixed voices : Negro spiritual

    Swing low, sweet chariot chorus for mixed voices : Negro spir...

    vocal score | 1 score (7 p.) ; 27 cm. | harmonization by H.T. Burleigh ; arranged by N. Clifford Page. (Statement Of Responsibility). For chorus (SATB) with piano. Caption title. LC ...

    • Contributor: G. Ricordi - Burleigh, H. T. (Harry Thacker) - Page, N. Clifford (Nathaniel Clifford) - Burleigh, H. T.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920
  • Barcarole für gemischten Chor und Clavier zu 4 Händen Op. 44

    Barcarole für gemischten Chor und Clavier zu 4 Händen Op. 44

    vocal score | 1 score (9, [1] p.) ; 35 cm. | componirt von E.A. Mac Dowell [i.e. MacDowell]. (Statement Of Responsibility). For chorus (SSAATTBB) with piano 4 hands. English translation of ...

    • Contributor: A.P. Schmidt - Macdowell, Edward - Bodenstedt, Friedrich
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1892
  • He met her in the meadow for mixed voices, S.A.T.B

    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
  • Margaret R. Lang (1867-1972)

    Margaret R. Lang (1867-1972)

    Biography. Lang was self critical of her works and frequently destroyed them. None of her orchestral works are extant. After her father's death in 1909, she became caretaker of her elderly mother. ...

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    • Date: 1972-05-29
  • Long, long the night

    Long, long the night

    vocal score | 1 score (7 p.) ; 27 cm. | Daniel Gregory Mason ; [words by] Robert Burns (Statement Of Responsibility). For mixed voices (SATB), with piano acc. for rehearsal only. ...

    • Contributor: H. W. Gray Co. - Mason, Daniel Gregory - Burns, Robert
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918
  • "The  Morning Wind" by Gena Branscombe

    "The Morning Wind" 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 (1879-1944). The short piano introduction ...

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    • Date: 1879
  • Elfin song

    Elfin song

    vocal score | 1 score (16 p.) ; 28 cm. | G.W. Chadwick ; [words by] Joseph Rodman Drake. (Statement Of Responsibility). For SSAA chorus with piano. Caption title. Orchestrated by the ...

    • Contributor: A.P. Schmidt - Chadwick, G. W. (George Whitefield) - Drake, Joseph Rodman - Chadwick, G. W.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910
  • "Bethlehem, op. 24" by Amy Beach

    "Bethlehem, op. 24" by Amy Beach

    Article. Article. The piece sets a text by George C. Hugg, a compiler of late-nineteenth-century hymnals. Beach's hymn enjoyed great popularity, receiving performances at the First Baptist Church, Boston, in 1893 and, ...

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  • The  voice of my beloved op. 16, no. 2

    The voice of my beloved op. 16, no. 2

    vocal score | 1 score (12 p.) ; 28 cm. + 2 parts ; 36 cm. | Mabel W. Daniels ; the words selected from the Song of Solomon. (Statement Of Responsibility). ...

    • Contributor: A.P. Schmidt - Daniels, Mabel W. (Mabel Wheeler) - Daniels, Mabel W.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911
  • "Far awa'" by Mrs. H.H.A. (Amy) Beach

    "Far awa'" by Mrs. H.H.A. (Amy) Beach

    Article. Article. Beach's thirty works for women's chorus are a significant part of her output. They include major choral/orchestra cantatas such as The Chambered Nautilus, op. 66, (1907), commissioned by the St. ...

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  • My lady, Nicotine (smoke! smoke!)

    My lady, Nicotine (smoke! smoke!)

    vocal score | 1 vocal score (5 p.) ; 32 cm. | music by Will Marion Cook ; words by F. Clifford Harris. (Statement Of Responsibility). For tenor solo, unison chorus, and ...

    • Contributor: H. Von Tilzer Music Pub - Cook, Will Marion - Harris, F. Clifford (Frank Clifford)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910
  • O how amiable

    O how amiable

    vocal score | 1 score (4 p.) ; 27 cm. | Dudley Buck. (Statement Of Responsibility). For SATB chorus with organ. Caption title. Also available in digital form on the Library of ...

    • Contributor: T. Presser - Buck, Dudley
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907
  • Nobody knows de trouble I've seen song for three-part chorus women's voices, piano accompaniment

    Nobody knows de trouble I've seen song for three-part chorus ...

    vocal score | 1 score (6 p.) ; 27 cm. | [harmonization by] H.T. Burleigh ; arranged by N. Clifford Page. (Statement Of Responsibility). For chorus (SSA) with piano. "Negro spiritual"--Caption. acquire ...

    • Contributor: G. Ricordi - Burleigh, H. T. (Harry Thacker) - Page, N. Clifford (Nathaniel Clifford) - Burleigh, H. T.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917
  • " Domine salvum fac praesidem nostrum, Op. 8" by John Knowles Paine

    " Domine salvum fac praesidem nostrum, Op. 8" by John Knowles...

    Article. Domine salvum fac praesidem nostrum was published in 1915 by Harvard University Press, Cambridge, featuring a piano reduction of the orchestral score by Paine's student, Arthur Foote.

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  • Hosanna

    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
  • Valentine chorus for men's voices : op. 33, no. 3

    Valentine chorus for men's voices : op. 33, no. 3

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

    • Contributor: Schirmer - Parker, Horatio W. (Horatio William) - Blanden, Charles G. (Charles Granger) - Parker, Horatio W.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1893
  • Dudley Buck (1839-1909)

    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
  • Will Marion Cook (1869-1944)

    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 ...

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  • "God, That Madest Earth and Heaven" by Horatio William Parker

    "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.

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  • "Don't Be Weary, Traveler" by R. Nathaniel Dett

    "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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  • " Song for a May Morning" by Patty Stair

    " 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. ...

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  • Ol' Marse Winter (trio)

    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

    "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 ...

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  • Whoop her up! (with a whoop, la! la!)

    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

    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

    " 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. ...

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  • " Summer Wind, Song of Sylphs" by Edward MacDowell

    " 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. ...

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    • Date: 1864
  • " Southern Lullaby" by Harry Thacker Burleigh

    " 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 ...

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

    The lonely rose set to music for soprano solo and chorus of ...

    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

    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

    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

    " 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 ...

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  • The  lonely rose op. 43

    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

    " 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 ...

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  • " Long, Long the Night" by Daniel Gregory Mason

    " 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 ...

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  • The  old man with a beard for mixed voices

    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
  • " Barcarole, Op. 44" by Edward MacDowell

    " Barcarole, Op. 44" by Edward MacDowell

    Article. This work is unique among MacDowell's choral works for its lush vocal richness and coloristic four-hand piano display. Frequent hemiolas, grace notes, trills, and triplet patterns in the piano partner with ...

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    • Date: 1819
  • "Inconstancy" by George Whitefield Chadwick

    "Inconstancy" by George Whitefield Chadwick

    Article. Article. In this chorus he sets Shakespeare's text "Sigh no more ladies" from Much Ado about Nothing. The opening line receives a plaintive homophonic setting before the piece launches into a ...

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  • Patty Stair (1869-1926)

    Patty Stair (1869-1926)

    Biography. Stair's compositions include two light operas, an intermezzo for orchestra, some fifty songs, anthems, and instrumental works for violin, piano, and organ. Some of her better-known pieces are Minuet and Little ...

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    • Date: 1926-04-26
  • Child Jesus comes from heavenly height Christmas carol

    Child Jesus comes from heavenly height Christmas carol

    vocal score | 1 close score (2 p.) ; 26 cm. | the words translated from Hans Christian Andersen ; the music composed by P.C. Lutkin. (Statement Of Responsibility). For four-part mixed ...

    • Contributor: H.W. Gray - Lutkin, Peter Christian - Andersen, Hans Christian
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907
  • "The  Hawthorn Tree (1896)" by Margaret Ruthven Lang

    "The Hawthorn Tree (1896)" by Margaret Ruthven Lang

    Article. 1. W. S. B. Matthews, ed., The Great in Music: A Systematic Course of Study in the Music of Classical and Modern Composers (Chicago: Music Magazine Publishing Co., 1900), 277-79.

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  • "Spelling bee" humorous song and chorus

    "Spelling bee" humorous song and chorus

    vocal score | 1 score (5 p.) ; 36 cm. | by Sep. Winner. (Statement Of Responsibility). Solo voice, chorus (SATB) and piano. Words printed as text on p. 5. acquire 2 ...

    • Contributor: Lee & Walker - Winner, Septimus
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1875
  • I bring you heartsease trio

    I bring you heartsease trio

    vocal score | 1 score (7 p.) ; 27 cm. | Gena Branscombe ; words by G.B. (Statement Of Responsibility). For chorus (SSA) with piano. Caption title. Vocal Score (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: A.P. Schmidt - Branscombe, Gena
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916
  • The  pirate song for baritone solo and male chorus

    The pirate song for baritone solo and male chorus

    vocal score | 1 score (8 p.) ; 27 cm. | Henry F. Gilbert. (Statement Of Responsibility). For baritone solo, male chorus (TTBB) with piano. Caption title. Words adapted from Stevenson's Treasure ...

    • Contributor: H.W. Gray - Gilbert, Henry F. B. (Henry Franklin Belknap) - Stevenson, Robert Louis - Hyde, Alice C. - Gilbert, Henry F. B.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921
  • In Arcady by moonlight (trio)

    In Arcady by moonlight (trio)

    vocal score | 1 score (7 p.) ; 27 cm. | Gena Branscombe ; [words by] Kendall Banning. (Statement Of Responsibility). For chorus (SSA) with piano. Caption title. acquire 1 shelf copy ...

    • Contributor: A.P. Schmidt - Branscombe, Gena - Banning, Kendall
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914
  • "O How Amiable" by Dudley Buck

    "O How Amiable" by Dudley Buck

    Article. Buck's sacred compositions include large-scale works, four cantatas, 55 anthems and 20 sacred songs. He played a central role in the development of organ and choral music in the United States.

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  • Bethlehem a Christmas hymn

    Bethlehem a Christmas hymn

    vocal score | 1 score (7 p.) ; 28 cm. | H.H.A. Beach. (Statement Of Responsibility). For SATB chorus with organ acc. Words by George C. Hugg. Caption title. Also available in ...

    • Contributor: A.P. Schmidt - Beach, H. H. A. (Mrs) - Hugg, George C. - Beach, H. H. A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1893
  • Arthur Foote (1853-1937)

    Arthur Foote (1853-1937)

    Biography. Apart from his notoriety as a composer, Foote was highly regarded as a teacher and writer. He served as a guest lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1911, and ...

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  • Horatio W. Parker (1863-1919)

    Horatio W. Parker (1863-1919)

    Biography. Parker's most impressive accomplishments within the choral genre are his large-scale sacred works. His first oratorio, Hora novissima, is considered by many to be his masterpiece. Composed in 1893 for the ...

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  • Three words chorus for men's voices : op. 33, no. 1

    Three words chorus for men's voices : op. 33, no. 1

    vocal score | 1 score (4 p.) ; 27 cm. | Horatio W. Parker ; William Barclay Dunham. (Statement Of Responsibility). TTBB chorus. Caption title. Also available in digital form on the ...

    • Contributor: Schirmer - Parker, Horatio W. (Horatio William) - Dunham, William Barclay - Parker, Horatio W.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1893
  • "Bedtime (1906)" by Dudley Buck

    "Bedtime (1906)" by Dudley Buck

    Article. Buck's setting begins with eight chimes of the clock in the keyboard accompaniment, each chime labeled with a Roman numeral I through VIII. The mother scolds the child with a minor-mode ...

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  • Peace on earth Christmas anthem : op. 38

    Peace on earth Christmas anthem : op. 38

    vocal score | 1 score (11 p.) ; 28 cm. | H.H.A. Beach. (Statement Of Responsibility). For SATB chorus with organ acc. Words by E.H. Sears. Caption title. Also available in digital ...

    • Contributor: A.P. Schmidt - Beach, H. H. A. (Mrs) - Sears, Edmund H. (Edmund Hamilton) - Beach, H. H. A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1897
  • Harvey Bartlett Gaul (1881-1945)

    Harvey Bartlett Gaul (1881-1945)

    Biography. Gaul's choral compositions include both church anthems and secular cantatas. One of his most enduring works for choir is I Hear America Singing (1925), a setting of Walt Whitman poetry published ...

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  • " Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child" by Harry Thacker Burleigh

    " Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child" by Harry Thacker ...

    Article. The alto carries the stately melody accompanied by a mournful, falling motive in the two soprano lines on the word "oh." The top-voiced harmonization is creative, and the melodic writing is ...

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  • "Through the House Give Glimmering Light, op. 39, no. 3" by Amy Beach

    "Through the House Give Glimmering Light, op. 39, no. 3" by A...

    Article. Article. Beach's thirty works for women's chorus are a significant part of her output. They include major choral/orchestra cantatas such as The Chambered Nautilus, op. 66, (1907), commissioned by the St. ...

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  • The  morning wind (trio)

    The morning wind (trio)

    vocal score | 1 score (7 p.) ; 27 cm. | Gena Branscombe ; [words by] Kendall Banning. (Statement Of Responsibility). For chorus (SSA) with piano. Caption title. Vocal Score (Form). Print ...

    • Contributor: A.P. Schmidt - Branscombe, Gena - Banning, Kendall
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914
  • " Come, O Thou Traveler" by Harvey Bartlett Gaul

    " Come, O Thou Traveler" by Harvey Bartlett Gaul

    Article. At the second stanza, "Yield to me now, for I am weak," Gaul changes the key to C major and the texture to solo quartet. The full chorus reenters at "'Tis ...

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  • "Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind, op. 14" by Horatio William Parker

    "Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind, op. 14" by Horatio William Parker

    Article. While he lived in New York, Parker developed many relationships with fellow musicians that led to frequent performances of his compositions. One of these relationships was with Frank Van der Stucken, ...

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  • I love thee Lord

    I love thee Lord

    vocal score | 1 score (7 p.) ; 28 cm. | W.W. Gilchrist. (Statement Of Responsibility). For soprano solo and SATB chorus with organ. Caption title. Also available in digital form on ...

    • Contributor: E.S. Lorenz - Gilchrist, William Wallace
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1900
  • Deep river song for three-part chorus women's voices piano accompaniment

    Deep river song for three-part chorus women's voices piano ac...

    vocal score | 1 score (6 p.) ; 27 cm. | [harmonization by] H.T. Burleigh ; arranged by N. Clifford Page. (Statement Of Responsibility). For chorus (SSA) with piano. "Old negro melody"--Caption. ...

    • Contributor: G. Ricordi - Burleigh, H. T. (Harry Thacker) - Page, N. Clifford (Nathaniel Clifford) - Burleigh, H. T.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1927
  • The  voice of my beloved three-part song for women's voices with accompaniment for two violins and pianoforte

    The voice of my beloved three-part song for women's voices w...

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score ([13] p.) ; 36 cm. | the words selected from The song of Solomon ; [music by Mabel W. Daniels]. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. For chorus ...

    • Contributor: Daniels, Mabel W. (Mabel Wheeler) - A.P. Schmidt Collection (Library of Congress) - Daniels, Mabel W.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911
  • " Dance of Gnomes" by Edward MacDowell

    " Dance of Gnomes" by Edward MacDowell

    Article. In dramatic contrast to Cradle Song, the song Dance of Gnomes sets a text by MacDowell that is jarring, spooky, and humorous. The Gnomes, also called "Flower Fairies," conjure up shadows, ...

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  • The  carol of the beasts

    The carol of the beasts

    vocal score | 1 score (4 p.) ; 27 cm. | Peter Christian Lutkin ; [words by] George Coleman Gow. (Statement Of Responsibility). For solos (for four first altos or solo voice; ...

    • Contributor: H.W. Gray - Lutkin, Peter Christian - Gow, George Coleman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1922
  • "Pretty to me" song & chorus

    "Pretty to me" song & chorus

    vocal score | 1 score (5 p.) ; 36 cm. | as sung by J.A. Palmer Esq. ; composed by Alice Hawthorne. (Statement Of Responsibility). Solo voice, chorus (SATB) and piano. Words ...

    • Contributor: Sep. Winner - Winner, Septimus
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1864
  • Amy Beach (1867-1944)

    Amy Beach (1867-1944)

    Biography. Biography. Beach assumed many leadership positions, often in advancing the cause of American women composers. She was associated with the Music Teachers National Association and the Music Educators National Conference. In ...

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    • Date: 1944-12-27
  • " Julep Song (The Good Old Mint Julep for Me!)" by Will Marion Cook

    " Julep Song (The Good Old Mint Julep for Me!)" by Will Mario...

    Article. Julep Song was first published in the piano/vocal score of The Southerners in 1904 by York Music Co., New York. The popularity of the piece prompted a solo edition published in ...

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  • Christ is risen an Easter anthem

    Christ is risen an Easter anthem

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (17 p.) ; 36 cm. | [composed] by Victor Herbert. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, in ink, additions in pencil. For alto, soprano solo, and chorus (SATB) ...

    • Contributor: Herbert, Victor
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904
  • " In Arcady by Moonlight" by Gena Branscombe

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

    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
  • Christ is risen an Easter anthem

    Christ is risen an Easter anthem

    vocal score | 1 score (2-19 p.) ; 36 cm. | Victor Herbert. (Statement Of Responsibility). For alto, soprano solo, and chorus (SATB) with piano. Caption title. acquire 2 shelf copies [policy ...

    • Contributor: M. Witmark & Sons - Herbert, Victor
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908
  • " They that wait upon the Lord" by Arthur B. Whiting

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

    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
  • " My Lady Nicotine"  by Will Marion Cook

    " My Lady Nicotine" by Will Marion Cook

    Article. A lyrical ode to the joys of smoking, My Lady, Nicotine notably features the use of syncopated, ragtime rhythm (mm. 9 and 17) and high tessitura. The melody reaches a high ...

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  • Daniel Gregory Mason (1873-1953)

    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 ...

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    • Date: 1953-12-04
  • "The  Witch, Op. 5" by Edward MacDowell

    "The Witch, Op. 5" by Edward MacDowell

    Article. From 1896 to 1898, MacDowell published four partsongs for the Mendelssohn Glee Club under the pseudonym of Edgar Thorn, fearing the members would feel obligated to accept the songs if he ...

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  • Edward Alexander MacDowell (1860-1908)

    Edward Alexander MacDowell (1860-1908)

    Biography. MacDowell, Marian. Random Notes on Edward MacDowell and his Music. Boston: Arthur P. Schmidt and Co., 1950.

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  • The  old person of Cassel for mixed voices

    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
  • Victor Herbert (1859-1924)

    Victor Herbert (1859-1924)

    Biography. Herbert championed composers' rights and was instrumental in advocating for the passage of the American copyright law of 1909. He co-founded, along with John Philip Sousa and Irving Berlin, the American ...

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  • O little town of Bethlehem

    O little town of Bethlehem

    vocal score | 1 score (6 p.) ; 27 cm. | P.C. Lutkin. (Statement Of Responsibility). For alto solo, chorus (SATB) with piano. acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Vocal ...

    • Contributor: C. F. Summy Co. - Lutkin, Peter Christian
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903
  • The  morning wind (trio)

    The morning wind (trio)

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (7 p.) ; 33 cm. | Gena Branscombe ; Kendall Banning. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, in ink. For chorus (SSA) with piano. Caption title. Subtitle "for ...

    • Contributor: Branscombe, Gena - Banning, Kendall
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914
  • " Ojalá" from "The Spanish Gypsy" by Patty Stair

    " Ojalá" from "The Spanish Gypsy" by Patty Stair

    Article. The piano accompaniment is also reminiscent of flamenco music. The left hand of the accompaniment provides a driving rhythmic ostinato imitating a pizzicato bass, while the right hand alternates between chords ...

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