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  • To Anacreon, in heav'n

    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 ...

    • Contributor: J. Fielding - [Smith, John Stafford?] - [Tomlinson, Ralph]
    • Original Format: Books
  • The  national air of Yankee Doodle

    The national air of Yankee Doodle

    sheet music | 3 p. | Arranged for the piano forte. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson
    • Original Format: Notated Music
  • When Johnny comes marching home

    When Johnny comes marching home

    sound recording | 1 compact disc | Taken from cd entitled: "Sing America." Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Menc - Gilmore, Patrick Sarsfield - Airforce Band of Liberty, Boston, Ma
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1861
  • Army song [The Army goes rolling along]

    Army song [The Army goes rolling along]

    sound recording | 1 compact disc | Taken from cd entitled, "Sing America." Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Menc - Arberg, H. W. - U.S. Military Academy Band, West Point, Ny
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • [ Facsimile of first newspaper printing of The star spangled banner]

    [ Facsimile of first newspaper printing of The star spangled ...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Munroe & French - [Key, Francis Scott]
    • Original Format: Books
  • Over there

    Over there

    sheet music | 4 p. | Copyright Canada 1917 by Whaley, Royce and Co. for William Jerome Pub. Corp. (Copyright). Nora Bayes featured on cover. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: William Jerome Publishing Corp - Cohan, George M. (George Michael)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917
  • Battle hymn of the republic

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 2002
  • Coast Guard [Semper paratus]

    Coast Guard [Semper paratus]

    sound recording | 1 compact disc | Taken from CD titled "Esprit de corps." "Semper Paratus" made available here by W.B. Music Corporation, Warner Brother Inc., Warner Brothers Music Division (Copyright Notice). ...

    • Contributor: Department of Air Force - Zimmerman, Charles A. - United States Air Force Concert Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Yankee doodle

    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
  • Over there

    Over there

    sound recording | 1 compact disc | Taken from cd entitled: "Sing America." Band is from Fort McPherson, GA. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Menc - Cohan, George M. (George Michael) - Holbrook, P. - United States Army Ground Forces Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Army goes rolling along

    Army goes rolling along

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in. | From CD "American Spirit" by the U.S. Army Ceremonial Band, track 15. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: United States Army - Gruber, Edmund - United States Army Ceremonial Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • You're a grand old flag

    You're a grand old flag

    sound recording | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Us Air Force Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • The  star spangled banner

    The star spangled banner

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: 70 rpm, mono, 7 in. | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Berliner - The Diamond Four
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Battle hymn of the republic

    Battle hymn of the republic

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 80 rpm, mono; 10 in. | Matrix: 5591-C-4-21X. On label: "Baritone and chorus with orchestra." Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Steffe, William - Howe, Julia Ward - Chalmers, Thomas
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • The  Star spangled banner a pariotic song

    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; ...

    • Contributor: Printed and Sold at Carr's Music Store, 36 Baltimore Street - Smith, John Stafford - Key, Francis Scott
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1814
  • Guadalcanal march [from Victory at sea]

    Guadalcanal march [from Victory at sea]

    sound recording | Recorded at a concert held at the Library of Congress in 2002. "The Guadalcanal March" by Richard Rodgers Copyright (c) 1952 by Williamson Music Copyright Renewed. International Copyright Secured. ...

    • Contributor: Rogers, Richard - Virginia Grand Concert Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 2002
  • Columbia the gem of the ocean

    Columbia the gem of the ocean

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

    • Contributor: Lee & Walker - Shaw, David T. - Becket, T.A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
  • La  bandera de las estrellas

    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
  • Eternal Father, strong to save

    Eternal Father, strong to save

    Hymnal. 1 p. | Taken from the book entitled "Hymns of worship and service, Chapel edition."

    • Contributor: Century Co. - Dykes, John B. - Whiting, William
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1906
  • Yankee doodle boy

    Yankee doodle boy

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 77.5 rpm, mono ; 10 in. | Victor 16799-A. mx: 4229, take 6. Matrix on original issue (Victor 4229 -6) B1991. Playback speed, -1.5% ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Cohan, George M. (George Michael) - Murray, Billy
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Fanfare for the Common Man

    Fanfare for the Common Man

    Article. In March 1943, income taxes were a major issue for the common man. The United States had been at war about fifteen months and government spending soared. The previous year, as ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 2002
  • Over There

    Over There

    Article. President Wilson described "Over There" as "a genuine inspiration to all American manhood" and Cohan remained unwavering in his patriotic fervor. However, a significant number of artists and performers grew increasingly ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 2002
  • Of thee I sing: overture

    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." ...

    • Contributor: Gershwin, George
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1934-02-19
  • U.S. Air Force Song

    U.S. Air Force Song

    Article. Melodies and songs are often quoted within another piece of music and "Off We Go" is no exception. Frank Zappa's twenty-five-minute opus "Billy the Mountain," a pastiche of American musical genres, ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 2002
  • Battle hymn of the republic

    Battle hymn of the republic

    sheet music | 4 p. | Written for the Atlantic monthly. Received by LC in 1890. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson & Co. - Steffe, William - Howe, Julia Ward
    • Original Format: Notated Music
  • The  presidents march: a new federal song

    The presidents march: a new federal song

    sheet music | 2 p. | Also contains a version of Yankee Doodle. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: G. Willig
    • Original Format: Notated Music
  • Marines' Hymn

    Marines' Hymn

    Article. The first version of the song was copyrighted, published and distributed in 1919 by The Leatherneck - a Marine Corps magazine printed in Quantico, Virginia. On November 21, 1942, the Commandant ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 2002
  • You're a grand old rag

    You're a grand old rag

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono; 10 in. | "with orchestra accompaniment." Song is popularly known as "You're a grand old flag," which was a later title. Matrix: ...

    • Contributor: Zon O Phone Record - [Cohan, George M. (George Michael)] - Murray, Billy
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Anchors Aweigh

    Anchors Aweigh

    Article. Charles Zimmermann died just before the U.S. entered WWI but his counterpart, John Philip Sousa, enlisted in the U.S. Naval Reserve and was paid one dollar per month to organize the ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 2002
  • Air Force song [Off we go into the wild blue yonder]

    Air Force song [Off we go into the wild blue yonder]

    sound recording | 1 compact disc | Taken from CD entitled: "Ceremonial music." "The U.S. Air Force" Words & Music by Robert Crawford Copyright (c) 1939, 1942, 1951 by Carl Fischer, Inc. ...

    • Contributor: Department of the Air Force - Crawford, Robert - United States Air Force Concert Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Battle hymn of the republic

    Battle hymn of the republic

    sound recording | 1 compact disc | Taken from cd entitled: "Ceremonial music." instrumental Arrangement transcribed by MSgt. Jari Villanueva. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Department of the Air Force - Steffe, William - Nestico, Sammy - Howe, Julia Ward - United States Air Force Concert Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1861
  • Yankee doodle

    Yankee doodle

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

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Ossman, Vess
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1897
  • Star Spangled Banner

    Star Spangled Banner

    Article. The Anacreontic Society was founded around 1766, and named in honor of the ancient Greek court poet Anacreon, who in the sixth century B.C., entertained his tyrannical patrons with lyrics celebrating ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 2002
  • Eternal Father, strong to save

    Eternal Father, strong to save

    sound recording | 1 DAT audiotape | Taken from a recording of a concert held at the Library of Congress in 2002. Recording of "Eternal Father, Strong to Save" from the Loras ...

    • Contributor: Dykes, John B. - Schissel, Loras J. - Whiting, William - Virginia Grand Military Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 2002
  • Star spangled banner

    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
  • Anchors aweigh

    Anchors aweigh

    sound recording | 1 compact disc | Taken from CD titled "From the Sea: Music of the U.S. Navy." Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Department of Defense - Zimmerman, Charles - Miles, Alfred - United States Navy Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1993
  • The  star spangled banner

    The star spangled banner

    sheet music | 4 p., 13 x 10 in. | Cover has color illustration. Transcribed for the piano by Ch. Voss. 50th edition. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: G. Andre and Co. - [Smith, John Stafford] - Voss, Ch. - [Key, Francis Scott]
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1862
  • This is My Country

    This is My Country

    Article. The co-authors of "This Is My Country" passed away within a month of each other. Raye died in Encino, California on January 29, 1985. Al Jacobs passed away on February 13, ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 2002
  • You're a grand old flag

    You're a grand old flag

    sound recording | Sound tape reel: analog, 2 track stereo 7 1/2 ips | Taken from the Marine Band "Dream Hour" (radio program) recordings, circa 1953. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: [Cohan, George M. (George Michael)] - U. S. Marine Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Guadalcanal march

    Guadalcanal march

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in. | [copyright] Williamson Music Co. (Copyright). Track 10 from CD, "Uncommon Valor," by the United States Marine Band. "Guadalcanal ...

    • Contributor: United States Marines - Rogers, Richard - Leidzen, Erik - United States Marine Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1992
  • You're a grand old flag

    You're a grand old flag

    sound recording | 1 compact disc | CD: Sing America (MENC) (Content). Taken from cd entitled: "Sing America." Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Menc - Cohan, George M. (George Michael) - U. S. Coast Guard Band, New London, Ct
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • The  Yankee Doodle Boy

    The Yankee Doodle Boy

    Article. Subsequent to Cohan's most successful years on Broadway, a number of shows have incorporated his song "Yankee Doodle Boy" and/or depicted the "Yankee Doodle Boy," himself. Eddie Buzzell sang "Yankee Doodle ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 2002
  • Materna (O Mother Dear, Jerusalem)

    Materna (O Mother Dear, Jerusalem)

    Hymnal. xvi, 282 p.; iv, 56 p., 15 x 21.5 cm | Tune for "America the Beautiful." In "Hymns of Worship and Service, Chapel Edition" -- Hymn #325 (page 237).

    • Contributor: Knickerbocker Press/The Century Company - Ward, Samuel Augustus
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1906
  • America

    America

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 67 rpm, mono; 7 in. | "J. K. Reynard, Mgr." Song is also popularly known as "My country 'tis of thee." Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - [Smith, Samuel Francis] - Diamond Four
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • The  Anacreontic song

    The Anacreontic song

    sheet music | 3 p. | Full title: The Anacreontic song, as sung at the Crown & Anchor Tavern in the Strand. S3 in Star spangled books. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Bland's Music Warehouse - [Smith, John Stafford] - Tomlinson, Ralph, Esq
    • Original Format: Notated Music
  • God bless America

    God bless America

    sheet music | 4 p. | First edition printers' proofs for the sheet music. "God Bless America" by Irving Berlin (c) Copyright 1938, 1939 by Irving Berlin (c) Copyright Renewed 1965, 1966 ...

    • Contributor: Berlin, Irving
    • Original Format: Notated Music
  • God bless America

    God bless America

    sound recording | wav | Taken from cd entitled: "Ceremonial music." "God Bless America" by Irving Berlin © Copyright 1938, 1939 by Irving Berlin © Copyright Renewed 1965, 1966 by Irving Berlin ...

    • Contributor: U. S. Air Force Band - Berlin, Irving - Villanueva, Msgt Jari - United States Air Force Concert Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Hail to the Chief

    Hail to the Chief

    Article. -- "The Lady of the Lake" by Sir Walter Scott

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 2002
  • America the beautiful

    America the beautiful

    sound recording | 1 compact disc | Taken from CD entitled: "Remembering the Navy Hour." Featuring the Navy Band and Sea Chanters. Recorded by Sheffield Recording, Ltd., Inc. at the George Mason ...

    • Contributor: Department of Defense - Ward, Samuel - Dragon, Carmen - Bates, Katharine Lee - United States Navy Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Stars and Stripes Forever

    Stars and Stripes Forever

    Article. The "Flute in C" with silver keys and ferrules was used for 11 years by Mr. Louis P. Fritze, a member of the Sousa Band. He played it in the Band's ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 2002
  • Adams and liberty

    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 ...

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

    Over there

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 80 rpm, mono; 10 in. | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Cohan, George M. (George Michael) - Murray, Billy
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1917
  • God bless America

    God bless America

    sound recording | 1 DAT audiotape | Taken from a recording of a concert held at the Library of Congress. "God Bless America" by Irving Berlin (c) Copyright 1938, 1939 by Irving ...

    • Contributor: Berlin, Irving - Schissel, Loras J. - Virginia Grand Military Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 2002
  • This Land is Your Land

    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
    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 2002
  • Library of Congress march

    Library of Congress march

    sound recording | 1 compact disc recording | First Lieutenant Jason K. Fettig, conductor. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Sousa, John Philip - Bulla, Stephen - United States Marine Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • When Johnny comes marching home again

    When Johnny comes marching home again

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 64 rpm, mono; 7 in. | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - [Gilmore, Patrick Sarsfield] - Terrill, John
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • The  battle hymn of the republic

    The battle hymn of the republic

    sound recording | 1 compact disc | Taken from cd entitled: "The flag flies high." Features the U.S. Army Chorus. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: U.S. Army Band - Steffe, William - Wilhousky - Howe, Julia Ward
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1861
  • America the beautiful

    America the beautiful

    sheet music | 8p, 7 x 11 in. | Also includes "O peerless flag!" Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson Company - Fisher, William Arms - Bates, Katharine Lee
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917
  • Yankee Doodle

    Yankee Doodle

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

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

    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
  • The  Anacreontic song

    The Anacreontic song

    sheet music | 2 p., 9 1/4 x 13 in. | This is likely the 3rd issue from after 1782. "As sung at the Crown and Anchor Tavern in the Strand." Sheet ...

    • Contributor: Longman and Broderip - [Smith, John Stafford] - Tomlinson, Ralph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
  • [ Library of Congress march (Sketches)]

    [ Library of Congress march (Sketches)]

    manuscript sketch | 6 p., 13 1/2" x 11" ; 1 p., 17 1/2" x 11 1/4" | Items are four fragment pieces of the Library of Congress march which Sousa did ...

    • Contributor: Sousa, John Philip
    • Original Format: Notated Music
  • Star spangled banner

    Star spangled banner

    sheet music | 4 p., 9 x 12 in. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: G. Schirmer - [Smith, John Stafford] - Damrosch, Walter - [Key, Francis Scott]
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918
  • Hail to the chief

    Hail to the chief

    sound recording | 1 compact disc | Taken from cd entitled: "Ceremonial music." Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Department of Air Force - United States Air Force Concert Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Library of Congress march

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Sousa, John Philip - Bulla, Stephen
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 2003
  • America : My country 'tis of thee

    America : My country 'tis of thee

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 80 rpm, mono; 10 in. | On label: "mixed voices." Matrix: 3080-C-4-4. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - [Smith, Samuel Francis] - Metropolitan Quartet
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Star spangled banner

    Star spangled banner

    sheet music | 6 p., 10 1/2 x 13 3/4 in. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Lee & Walker - [Smith, John Stafford] - [Key, Francis Scott]
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1859
  • America the beautiful

    America the beautiful

    sound recording | 1 compact disc | Taken from cd entitled "Sing America!", published by MENC, and manufactured by Sony Music Special Products. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Menc - Ward, Samuel - Bates, Katharine Lee - Second Marine Aircraft Wing Band, Cherry Point, Nc
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Star spangled banner

    Star spangled banner

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: 70 rpm, mono, 7 in. | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Berliner - Haydn Quartette
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Yankee Doodle

    Yankee Doodle

    Article. Of humble origin and perhaps questionable in matters of lyrical "taste," "Yankee Doodle" has survived as one of America's most upbeat and humorous national airs. In the fife and drum state ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 2002
  • Star spangled banner

    Star spangled banner

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

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson - [Smith, John Stafford] - Brown, Francis H. - [Key, Francis Scott]
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1856
  • Yankee Doodle

    Yankee Doodle

    sound recording | 1 compact disc | Taken from cd entitled: "Sing America." Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Menc - Shuckberg - U.S. Navy Band, Great Lakes, Il
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • America: My country 'tis of thee

    America: My country 'tis of thee

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 80 rpm, mono; 10 in. | On label: "baritone and chorus with orchestra" Matrix: 5494-F-2-5. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - [Smith, Samuel Francis] - Middleton, Arthur
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Four ruffles and flourishes and Hail Columbia

    Four ruffles and flourishes and Hail Columbia

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in. | Taken from CD "Ceremonial Music" by The United States Air Force Band. Track 51. 30 second (Extent). excerpt ...

    • Contributor: United States Air Force Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1993
  • Hail Columbia, the favorite new federal song

    Hail Columbia, the favorite new federal song

    sheet music | 2 p. | "The favorite new federal song adapted to the Presidents march." Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hopkinson, J.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
  • Star-spangled banner

    Star-spangled banner

    sheet music | 4 p., 11 x 14 in. | Music has illustrated cover entitled: "Columbia, a collection of American national melodies." Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson and Co. - [Smith, John Stafford] - Merkley, C. - [Key, Francis Scott]
    • Original Format: Notated Music
  • I'll be home for Christmas

    I'll be home for Christmas

    sheet music | LC Copyright deposit from 1943; printer's blank cover. "I'll Be Home for Christmas" made available here by Gannon & Kent Music Company, 9765 Sunland Blvd., Sunland, CA 91040 Recording ...

    • Contributor: Charles Warren - Kent, Walter - Gannon, Kim
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1943
  • [ Facsimile of Keim manuscript]

    [ 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). ...

    • Contributor: Key, F. S.
    • Original Format: Books
  • To Anacreon in heaven

    To Anacreon in heaven

    First American book printing of the words and music of "To Anacreon in heaven." Published in "Nightingale. A collection of the most popular, ancient, & modern songs; set to music." (Samuel Larkin, ...

    • Contributor: William and Daniel Treadwell - [Smith, John Stafford?] - [Tomlinson, Ralph]
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1804
  • Star spangled banner

    Star spangled banner

    sheet music | 4 p., 9 x 12 in. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson - [Smith, John Stafford] - [Key, Francis Scott]
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918
  • Semper Paratus

    Semper Paratus

    Article. The work of the U.S. Coast Guard has always included a strong humanitarian emphasis. Orville and Wilbur Wright, for example, were able to engage members of the Coast Guard to assist ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 2002
  • Columbia, the gem of the ocean

    Columbia, the gem of the ocean

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in. | Taken from CD titled "Sing America." Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Menc - Becket - U.S. Navy Band, Great Lakes, Il
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Stars and stripes forever

    Stars and stripes forever

    sheet music | 6 p. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Sousa, John Philip
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1898
  • America

    America

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 80 rpm, mono; 10 in. | Matrix: 3035-C-6-24. Song also popularly known as "My country 'tis of thee." Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - [Smith, Samuel Francis] - [Unidentified Band]
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Yankee doodle

    Yankee doodle

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

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Clark, Thomas
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1898
  • Defence of Fort M'Henry

    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. ...

    • Contributor: John Gruber and Daniel May - [Key, Francis Scott]
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1814
  • My country! 'Tis of thee

    My country! 'Tis of thee

    sheet music | 1 p. | Tune: God save the king. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: C. Bradlee - [Smith, Samuel Francis]
    • Original Format: Notated Music
  • Columbia the Gem of the Ocean

    Columbia the Gem of the Ocean

    Article. Sheet music from both 1843 and 1846 credited the American title as "Columbia, the Land of the Brave." Yet between these two dates, in 1844, the song was also published under ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 2002
  • America the beautiful

    America the beautiful

    sound recording | Sound tape reel: analog, 2 track stereo 7 1/2 ips | Taken from the Marine Band Dream Hour recordings, circa 1953. Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Ward, Samuel - U.S Marine Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Victory at Sea

    Victory at Sea

    Article. "Victory at Sea" received immediate acclaim. It earned a Peabody, a special Emmy and numerous other awards. Its production team, led by Henry Salomon, created an enduring art form, the compilation ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 2002
  • Armed forces medley

    Armed forces medley

    sound recording | 1 DAT audiotape | The army goes rolling along--Anchors aweigh--Marines Hymn--Semper paratus--Off we go into the wild blue yonder. (Content). Taken from a recording of a concert held at ...

    • Contributor: Schissel, Loras J. - Virginia Grand Military Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 2002
  • Star spangled banner

    Star spangled banner

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: 70 rpm, mono, 7 in. | Recorded on April 7, 1898 (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Berliner - Sousa's Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1898
  • Star spangled banner

    Star spangled banner

    sound recording | 1sound tape reel: analog, 2 track stereo 7 1/2 ips | Taken from the Marine Band Dream Hour recordings, circa 1953. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: U. S. Marine Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • I'll Be Home for Christmas

    I'll Be Home for Christmas

    Article. In December 1965, having completed the first U.S. space rendezvous and set a record for the longest flight in the U.S. space program, the astronauts Frank Borman and James Lovell hurtled ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 2002
  • Columbia the land of the brave

    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
  • Over there

    Over there

    sheet music | 4 p. | Copyright 1917. (Copyright). Cover drawing of soldiers from sketch by Henry Hutt. French text by Louis Delamarre. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Leo. Feist, Inc - Cohan, George M. (George Michael)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917
  • Columbia the land of the brave

    Columbia the land of the brave

    sheet music | 3 p. | Song later became popularly known as "Columbia, the gem of the ocean." Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: George Willig - Shaw, David T. - Beckett, T. A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1843
  • The  star spangled banner

    The star spangled banner

    manuscript | 1 p. | Item contains an autographed manuscript of "The star spangled banner" in a red leather case. Also included are a portrait of Francis Scott Key, a copy of ...

    • Contributor: Key, Francis Scott
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1840
  • The  popular refrain of Glory, hallelujah

    The popular refrain of Glory, hallelujah

    sheet music | 4 p. | "As sung by the Federal volunteers throughout the union." Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson & Co.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
  • I'll be home for Christmas

    I'll be home for Christmas

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 33 rpm, stereo ; 12 in. | Lt. Colonel Arnald D. Gabriel,director From LP "Christmas" by The United States Air Force Band (and others). ...

    • Contributor: United States Navy - Kent, W. - Nestico, Sammy - The Symphony in Blue
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1969
  • God Bless America

    God Bless America

    Article. Irving Berlin lived a long life, one hundred and one years, and built a catalog of over 1,000 songs. His first published song was "Marie from Sunny Italy" (1907) and his ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 2002
  • America

    America

    sound recording | 1 compact disc | Taken from cd entitled: "Ceremonial music." Song also popularly known as "My country 'tis of thee." Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Villanueva, Msgt Jari - United States Air Force Concert Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Defence of Fort M'Henry

    Defence of Fort M'Henry

    21 x 17 cm | This is the first printing of Key's poem. B24 in Star spangled books.

    • Contributor: [Key, Francis Scott]
    • Original Format: Books
  • John Brown's body

    John Brown's body

    sound recording | 1 digital audiotape | Stand alone recording specifically for IHAS. This recording of "John Brown's Body" made here with permission from the James Weldon Norris Chorale (Copyright Notice). Sound ...

    • Contributor: Unpublished - J. Weldon Norris Chorale
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 2003
  • Complete birth of the cool

    Complete birth of the cool

    compact disc | 1 sound disc : digital, mono, 4 3/4 in. | Recorded between Sept. 4, 1948 and Mar. 9, 1950 Copyright EMI Music. Used by permission. (Copyright Notice). 30 second ...

    • Contributor: Capitol Jazz - Mulligan, Gerry - Davis, Miles
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1998