• Yankee Doodle

    sheet music | 5 p. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Gordon, S. T.
    • Original Format: Notated Music

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  • Star spangled banner

    sheet music | 6 p., 10 x 13 in. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: William Dressler - [Smith, John Stafford] - Dressler, William - [Key, Francis Scott]
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1861

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  • Star spangled banner

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 80 rpm, mono; 10 in. | On label: "soprano and chorus with orchestra" Matrix: 5578-A-2-2. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - [Key, Francis Scott] - Case, Anna
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Over there

    sheet music | 4 p. | Norman Rockwell drawing on cover (photo copyright 1918 Life Publishing Co.). Gift: Miss Lucy Brickenstein, June 7, 1928. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Herman Darewski Music Publishing Co. - Cohan, George M. (George Michael)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • To Anacreon, in heav'n

    First book printing of both the poem and the tune of the Anacreontic song. There is reasonable historical doubt about John Stafford Smith's actual composition of the melody. Published in "The vocal enchantress," pages 336-338.

    • Contributor: J. Fielding - [Smith, John Stafford?] - [Tomlinson, Ralph]
    • Original Format: Books

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  • The Star spangled banner a pariotic song

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 unnumbered pages) ; 35 cm | [words by Francis Scott Key] ; [music by John Stafford Smith]. (Statement Of Responsibility). For piano with interlinear words; first publication of music and lyrics; listed as no. 1 in bibliographical list compiled by J. Muller. Caption title. English words. (Language). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Printed and Sold at Carr's Music Store, 36 Baltimore Street - Smith, John Stafford - Key, Francis Scott
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1814
  • Of thee I sing: overture

    sound recording | 1 compact disc | Copyright Amerco, Inc. 1991. Copyright MusicMasters, 1991, 1710 Highway 35, Ocean, NJ 07712. Distr. By BMG Music. (Copyright). Taken from CD titled "Gershwin performs Gershwin." Selection is from "Music by Gershwin" radio program, February 19, 1934. George Gershwin, pianist and conductor. Recording of "Of Thee I Sing" made available here with permission from BMG, 1540 Broadway, New ...

    • Contributor: Gershwin, George
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1934-02-19
  • Adams and liberty

    "Adams and liberty" is written to the tune of the Anacreontic song, and this is believed to be the first American book publication of the music of that song. Published in "The American musical miscellany," pages 211-218. Author was christened Thomas Paine, and changed his name after the piece was published.

    • Contributor: A. Wright, for D. Wright and Company - [Smith, John Stafford?] - [Paine Jr., Robert Treat]
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1798

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  • When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again

    Article. The song also gave rise to many a parody. The best known was the Confederate parody "For Bales." Union soldiers sang about Generals such as Burnside, McClellan and Mead in a parody titled "Boys of the Potomac"and northerners disgruntled by taxes, conscription and inflation sang "Johnny, Fill up the Bowl." During the Spanish American War in 1898, "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" reached ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2002
  • You're a grand old flag

    sheet music | 8 p. | Copyright 1906. (Copyright). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: F. A. Mills - Cohan, George M. (George Michael)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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  • The yankee doodle boy

    sheet music | 11 p. | Copyright 1904. English copyright secured. (Copyright). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: F. A. Mills - Cohan, George M. (George Michael)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904

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  • La bandera de las estrellas

    sheet music | 4 p., 12 x 9 in. | Spanish translation by Francis Haffkine Snow. This version of the song was prepared by the U.S. Bureau of Education. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: G. Schirmer - Smith, John Stafford - Damrosch, Walter - Key, Francis Scott
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Yankee doodle

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 62-76 rpm, 10 in. | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Gaskin, George
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1897
  • Battle hymn of the republic

    Article. But it was when Julia Ward Howe visited Washington, DC in 1861 that the tune properly came to be called "The Battle Hymn of the Republic." Howe and her husband, both of whom were active abolitionists, experienced first-hand a skirmish between Confederate and Union troops in nearby Virginia, and heard the troops go into battle singing "John Brown's Body." That evening, November 18, ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2002
  • Columbia the land of the brave

    sheet music | 2 p. | Arranged for the Spanish guitar. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: George Willig - Shaw, David T. - Blancjour, Fr.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1846

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  • Fanfare for the common man

    sound recording | 1 sound cartridge : digital, stereo ; 5 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. | From Library of Congress concert, "Aaron Copland Centennial" recorded on November 14, 2000 in the Coolidge Auditorium. (c) Copyright 1944 by The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc. Copyright Renewed. Used by permission of Boosey & Hawkes, Inc., Sole Publisher & Licensee. (Copyright Notice). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Unpublished - Copland, Aaron - United States Marine Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 2000
  • [ Facsimile of first newspaper printing of The star spangled banner]

    1 photostat of newspaper article | Published in the" Baltimore Patriot and Evening Advertiser." Part of an assortment of uncatalogued clippings and photostats relating to the Star Spangled Banner, housed in the Music Division.

    • Contributor: Munroe & French - [Key, Francis Scott]
    • Original Format: Books
  • Library of Congress march

    Instrumental parts | 1 score (12 p.) + 23 parts ; 8 1/2" x 11" | Copyright 2003 by John Philip Sousa, Inc. (Copyright). Printed score and band parts. The march was begun by John Philip Sousa in 1931, but never completed. Stephen Bulla was able to finish and orchestrate the score by using Sousa's fragmentary sketches, a piano draft, and one page of ...

    • Contributor: Sousa, John Philip - Bulla, Stephen
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 2003
  • Fanfare for the common man

    manuscript score | 4 p. of ms. music ; 34 cm. | Original manuscript score, in pencil. (c) Copyright 1944 by The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc. Copyright Renewed. Used by permission of Boosey & Hawkes, Inc., Sole Publisher & Licensee. (Copyright Notice). Manuscript Score (Form).

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1942

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  • Star spangled banner

    sheet music | 8 p., 9 3/4 x 13 in. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Jollie's - [Smith, John Stafford] - Brown, Francis H. - [Key, Francis Scott]
    • Original Format: Notated Music

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  • Defence of Fort M'Henry

    The traditional favorite for first book publication of "The star spangled banner," though three others published that year could make the same claim. This one is accredited as first by most historians. Published in "National songster; or, a collection of the most admired patriotic songs, on the brilliant victories, achieved by the naval and military heroes of the United States of America, over equal ...

    • Contributor: John Gruber and Daniel May - [Key, Francis Scott]
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1814

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  • Over there

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (1 unnumbered leaf) ; 31 cm | G. M. Cohan. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. In pencil; holograph signature in ink. "Original manuscript "Over there" by Geo. M. Cohan." Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Sheet (Form).

    • Contributor: George M. Cohan - Cohan, George M. (George Michael) - Cohan, George M.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • [ Facsimile of Keim manuscript]

    manuscript | 1 manuscript photostat, mounted on cardboard | This copy of the Star spangled banner was written by Key in 1842 for his friend Gen. George Keim of Reading, PA. (Content). Inscription at bottom: "to Gen. Keim." Part of an assortment of uncatalogued clippings and photostats relating to the Star Spangled Banner, housed in the Music Division. Manuscript (Form).

    • Contributor: Key, F. S.
    • Original Format: Books
  • This Land is Your Land

    Article. Nobody living can ever stop me As I go walking my Freedom Highway Nobody living can make me turn back This land was made for you and me.

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2002
  • Over there

    sheet music | 4 p. | Copyright 1917. Leo. Feist, Inc. Feist Building, NY, NY. (Copyright). Cover with sketch of Wm. J. Reilly, U.S.N. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Herman Darewski Music Publishing Co. - Cohan, George M. (George Michael)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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