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  • Lindy what you gwine to do?

    Lindy what you gwine to do?

    Instrumental parts | 16 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, clarinet in A, cornet in A, trombone, drums. (Content). Copyright 1905 by ...

    • Contributor: Hamilton S. Gordon - Brymn, J. Tim - Hagen, F. F.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905
  • " 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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  • Castle Walk

    Castle Walk

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: 78 rpm, mono, 10 in. | Recorded in 1913. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Victor - Meacham, F. W. - Dabney, [Ford] - Europe's Society Orchestra - Europe, James Reese
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Solitary hotel from Despite and Still, op.41, 1968-69

    Solitary hotel from Despite and Still, op.41, 1968-69

    manuscript | 7p., 9.5 x 12.5in. | Recording: LC concert, 7 December 2004 (with pianist Wolfram Rieger). (Additional Form). Text from 'Ulysses', 1922. (Bibliographic History). First draft (General). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, ...

    • Contributor: G. Schirmer - Barber, Samuel - Joyce, James
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1969
  • Ol' Marse Winter (trio)

    Ol' Marse Winter (trio)

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

    • Contributor: A.P. Schmidt - Branscombe, Gena - Ogden, Mary Alice
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914
  • William Grant Still, 1895-1978

    William Grant Still, 1895-1978

    Further Reading

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  • The  jumblies op. 68, no.4

    The jumblies op. 68, no.4

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score ([14] p.) ; 36 cm. | Arthur Foote ; the poem is by Edward Lear. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, in ink, with additions and corrections in ...

    • Contributor: Foote, Arthur - Lear, Edward
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908
  • Car'lina Lou

    Car'lina Lou

    Instrumental parts | 16 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: 1st and 2nd violins, viola, cello, bass, flute, clarinet in A, cornet in A, trombone, drums. (Content). Copyright 1904 by ...

    • Contributor: Hamilton S. Gordon - Smith, Chris - Bowman - Bowman, Al J.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904
  • Mexico

    Mexico

    Instrumental parts | 32 p. 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: solo B-flat cornet - conductor (2), 1st B-flat cornet, 1st B-flat clarinet (2), tuba (2), drums (2), 2nd B-flat cornet, ...

    • Contributor: Jos. W. Stern & Co. - Cole, Robert - Johnson, J. Rosamond (John Rosamond) - Recker, Robert - Johnson, James Weldon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905
  • The  maid of Timbuctoo

    The maid of Timbuctoo

    Instrumental parts | 24 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | "Intro. Take Yo' Name Off Ma Door". Bound with and shelved under "Egypt" by Clare Kummer. (Content). Copyight MCMIII by Jos. ...

    • Contributor: Jos. W. Stern & Co. - Cole, [Robert] - Johnson, J. Rosamond (John Rosamond) - O'Hare, W.C. - Johnson, James Weldon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903
  • Cocoanut Grove Jazz

    Cocoanut Grove Jazz

    Instrumental parts | 36 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: Solo cornet in B-flat (2), E-flat basses (2), solo & 1st B-flat clarinet (2), drums (2), 1st & 2nd trombones-bass ...

    • Contributor: Leo Feist, Inc - Brymn, J. Tim - Schulz, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917
  • Nappy Lee (A Slow Drag)

    Nappy Lee (A Slow Drag)

    Instrumental parts | 26 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, 1st clarinet in A, 1st cornet in A, 2nd cornet in ...

    • Contributor: Agnew Music Publishing Co. - Jordan, Joe
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903
  • 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
  • To What You Said

    To What You Said

    Song Collection. Bernstein's setting of Walt Whitman's unpublished poem, "To What You Said," is the fourth song in the cycle. Nearly mistaken as an abandoned scribble, the poem was discovered on the ...

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  • "While Shepherds Watched (1889)" by George Whitefield Chadwick

    "While Shepherds Watched (1889)" by George Whitefield Chadwick

    Article. Chadwick railed against the unschooled output of popular songwriters flooding the market to the exclusion of what he called "true music." In his 1876 paper on popular music reform, he complained ...

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  • Good morning Carrie

    Good morning Carrie

    Instrumental parts | 22 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: solo B-flat cornet, 2nd & 3rd B-flat cornets, tuba (bass clef), drums, piccolo, E-flat clarinet, 1st B-flat clarinet, tuba (treble ...

    • Contributor: Carl Fischer - Smith, Chris - Dewitt, L.O.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1902
  • Stern's all star medley

    Stern's all star medley

    Instrumental parts | 113 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Mosha from Nova Scotia--By heck--Beautiful eyes-- Goofer dust--Fascinating night--Someone--My little dream girl--Marguerita--Fifty-fifty--Ballin' the jack--Weep no more my lady. (Content). Copyr. MCMXV ...

    • Contributor: Jos. W. Stern - Smith, Maurice F.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915
  • Stock yard blues

    Stock yard blues

    Instrumental parts | 26 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, piccolo, 1st clarinet in B-flat, E-flat alto saxophone, B-flat tenor saxophone, cornet ...

    • Contributor: Leo. Feist, Inc - Pinkard, Maceo - Schulz, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918
  • " Nobody Knows de Trouble I've Seen" by Harry Thacker Burleigh

    " Nobody Knows de Trouble I've Seen" by Harry Thacker Burleigh

    Article. The SSA version of the spiritual was arranged by Nathaniel Clifford Page (1866-1956) and published simultaneously with the version for solo voice. Burleigh alternates quietly intense refrains with declamatory forte verses. ...

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    • Date: 1866
  • " Pretty to Me" by Septimus Winner

    " Pretty to Me" by Septimus Winner

    Article. Pretty to Me is lyrical, gentle, soft, and sentimental. Its melody is limited to an octave and consists of four verses. The melody for the second two stanzas of the verse ...

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  • Chris Smith, 1879-1949

    Chris Smith, 1879-1949

    Biography. Biography. Chris Smith "wrote songs that pointed to black folk styles," according to music historian Eileen Southern. One of his biggest hits, "Good Morning, Carrie," was recorded as early as 1901. ...

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  • 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  junk man rag

    The junk man rag

    Instrumental parts | 26 p., 11 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st and 2nd violins, viola, cello, bass, flute, 1st clarinet in A, oboe, bassoon, horns in F, 1st and 2nd ...

    • Contributor: Jos. W. Stern & Co. - Roberts, C. Luckyeth - Tyers, William H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913
  • Admiration: Hawaiian idyl

    Admiration: Hawaiian idyl

    Instrumental parts | 74 p., 10 1/2 x 7 in. | Parts: solo B-flat cornet(2), 1st B-flat clarinet (2), 2nd & 3rd B-flat clarinets(2), 2nd & 3rd B-flat cornets (2), 1st and ...

    • Contributor: G. Ricordi & Co. - Tyers, William H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917
  • 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
  • Oh  Mr. Man, Man, Man!

    Oh Mr. Man, Man, Man!

    Instrumental parts | 20 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: 1st and 2nd violins, viola, cello, bass, flute, A clarinet, trombone, drums, A cornet. (Content). Copyright MCMVII by M. Wimark ...

    • Contributor: M. Witmark & Sons - Jordan, Joe
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907
  • Maurice Arnold, 1865-1937

    Maurice Arnold, 1865-1937

    Biography. Biography. Maurice Arnold was one of many African-American students of Antonin Dvorak during Dvorak's 1894 stay in the United States. Arnold participated in Dvorak's famous January 23, 1894, concert at the ...

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    • Date: 1894-01-23
  • 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
  • " 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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  • Gypsy blues

    Gypsy blues

    Instrumental parts | 36 p., 7 x 5 in. | Parts: solo B-flat cornet (2), D-flat piccolo, C flute, E-flat clarinet, solo & 1st B-flat clarinets (2), 2nd B-flat clarinet, 3rd B-flat ...

    • Contributor: M. Witmark & Sons - Blake, Eubie - Sissle, [Noble] - Trinkaus, Geo. J.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921
  • Aaron Copland, 1900-1990

    Aaron Copland, 1900-1990

    Biography. Further information, including holograph manuscripts, sketches, letters, and other primary resources are available through the Library of Congress's on-line presentation of the Aaron Copland Collection: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/copland.

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  • Marie Cahill's Congo love song

    Marie Cahill's Congo love song

    Instrumental parts | 28 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: solo B-flat cornet (2), 1st B-flat clarinet (2), tuba (2), drums (2), 1st & 2nd trombone (2), 1st & 2nd ...

    • Contributor: Jos. W. Stern & Co. - Cole, Robert - Johnson, J. Rosamond (John Rosamond) - Clark, Herbert - Johnson, James Weldon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903
  • Shuffle along: selections

    Shuffle along: selections

    Instrumental parts | 150 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Bandana days--I'm craving for that kind of love--I'm just wild about Harry--If you've never been vamped by a brown-skin--Good-night my Angeline--Honeysuckle ...

    • Contributor: M. Witmark & Sons - Sissle, [Noble] - Blake, Eubie - Brockton, Lester
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1922
  • Billy Johnson, 1858-1916

    Billy Johnson, 1858-1916

    Biography. Biography. After a period in Chicago, where Johnson got married, dabbled in politics, wrote some songs, and appeared in the last Pekin Stock Company production, he returned to the New York ...

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  • "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
  • 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
  • Your face looks familiar

    Your face looks familiar

    Instrumental parts | 16 p., 10 x 6 3/4 in. | Parts: 1st and 2nd violins, viola, cello, bass, flute, trombone, drums, B-flat cornet, B-flat clarinet (Content). Copyright 1902 by G.W. Setchell, ...

    • Contributor: G.W. Setchell - Smith, Chris - Bowman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1902
  • My Dahomian queen

    My Dahomian queen

    Instrumental parts | 20 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st and 2nd violins, viola, cello, bass, flute, B-flat clarinet, trombone, drums, B-flat cornet. (Content). Copyright MCMV by M. ...

    • Contributor: M. Witmark & Sons - Hill, J. Leubrie
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905
  • African-American Band Stocks

    African-American Band Stocks

    Article. Article. All of these composers wrote hit music, heard in hotel restaurants as well as in the small-town bandstands of America. This music still retains its ability to delight.

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  • Waltz - "Molly Green"

    Waltz - "Molly Green"

    vocal score | 44 p., 10 3/8 x 7 in. | Copyright 1907 by W.M. Cook. (Copyright). On melodies from the Negro musical comedy "In Dahomey". "By arrangement with Messrs. Keith, Prowse, ...

    • Contributor: Boosey & Co. - Cook, Will Marion - Hume, J. Ord
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907
  • "The Lonely Rose, op. 43" by Margaret Ruthven Lang

    "The Lonely Rose, op. 43" by Margaret Ruthven Lang

    Article. The voice parts are marked meticulously with frequent crescendo and diminuendo marks, often two per bar in several successive measures. The piano part also contains highly detailed pedal markings and even ...

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  • Michael Daugherty

    Michael Daugherty

    Michael Daugherty (b. 1954) is one of the most popular American composers of his generation. He is known for evocative compositions inspired by pop culture such as the Metropolis Symphony (1988-93) inspired ...

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  • Admiration

    Admiration

    Instrumental parts | 58 p., 10 1/2 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st violin (2), 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, oboe, bassoons, 1st clarinet in A, 2nd clarinet in A, ...

    • Contributor: G. Ricordi & Co. - Tyers, William H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915
  • I'd like to be a gunner in the Navy

    I'd like to be a gunner in the Navy

    Instrumental parts | 68 p., 5 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: flute & piccolo in D-flat (3), oboe (2), bassoon (2), E-flat clarinet, 1st B-flat clarinet (2), 2nd & 3rd B-flat ...

    • Contributor: Edward Schuberth & Co. - Accooe, Will - Thomas, Ludomir
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1902
  • 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
  • " 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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  • Stock yard blues

    Stock yard blues

    Instrumental parts | 72 p., 5 1/4 x 7 in. | Parts: solo B-flat cornet - conductor(2), solo & 1st B-flat clarinets (2), E-flat basses (2), drums (2), 2nd & 3rd B-flat ...

    • Contributor: Leo. Feist, Inc - Pinkard, Maceo - Schulz, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918
  • 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
  • Helter-skelter

    Helter-skelter

    Instrumental parts | 36 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st violin (2), 2nd violins, viola, cello, bass, flute and piccolo, 1st clarinet in B-flat, 2nd clarinet in B-flat, ...

    • Contributor: G. Ricordi & Co. - Roberts, C. Luckyeth - Von Der Mehden, J. Louis Jr.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915
  • I Wish You Bliss

    I Wish You Bliss

    Song Collection. Despite Korngold's misgivings about his own fluency in English, he nevertheless prepared his own English translation of "Glückwunsch,"written, incidentally, on the reverse side of stationery for "Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc." ...

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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
  • " Balm in Gilead" by Harry Thacker Burleigh

    " 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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  • There's a meeting here tonight negro spititual for three-part chorus of women's voices with accompaniment

    There's a meeting here tonight negro spititual for three-part...

    vocal score | 1 score (11 p.) ; 28 cm. | [adaptations of original melodies by] R. Nathaniel Dett. (Statement Of Responsibility). For SSA chorus with piano. Caption title. Also available in ...

    • Contributor: J. Church - Dett, R. Nathaniel
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921
  • " 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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  • 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
  • " 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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  • "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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  • Darktown is out to night

    Darktown is out to night

    Instrumental parts | 24 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: solo or 1st B-flat cornet (2), 1st B-flat clarinet (2), drums (2), E-flat basses (2), 1st & 2nd trombones (2), ...

    • Contributor: M. Witmark & Sons - [Cook], Will Marion - Mackie, W.H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1899
  • H. T. Burleigh (1866-1949)

    H. T. Burleigh (1866-1949)

    Biography. Simpson, Anne Key. "Hard Trials: The Life and Music of Harry T. Burleigh." Composers of North America, no. 8. Metuchen, New Jersey: Scarecrow Press, 1990.

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  • " Centennial Hymn, Op. 27" by John Knowles Paine

    " Centennial Hymn, Op. 27" by John Knowles Paine

    Article. Centennial Hymn is a setting of John Greenleaf Whittier's six-verse poem of the same name. The musical material is strophic, the text setting is syllabic, and the length is a mere ...

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  • Castle perfect trot

    Castle perfect trot

    Instrumental parts | 32 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, piccolo, 1st clarinet in A, 1st cornet in A, 2nd cornet in ...

    • Contributor: Jos. W. Stern - Europe, James Reese - Dabney, Ford T. - Williams, Carl F.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914
  • While shepherds watched Christmas carol

    While shepherds watched Christmas carol

    vocal score | 1 close score ([2] p.) ; 27 cm. | G.W. Chadwick. (Statement Of Responsibility). For SATB chorus. Words by Nahum Tate. Caption title. Also available in digital form on ...

    • Contributor: A.P. Schmidt - Chadwick, G. W. (George Whitefield) - Tate, Nahum - Chadwick, G. W.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1889
  • Enchantment op. 17, no. 1

    Enchantment op. 17, no. 1

    vocal score | 1 score (12 p.) ; 28 cm. | Mabel W. Daniels ; words by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay. (Statement Of Responsibility). For SATB chorus with piano. Caption title. Also available ...

    • Contributor: A.P. Schmidt - Daniels, Mabel W. (Mabel Wheeler) - Mackay, Isabel Ecclestone - Daniels, Mabel W.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908
  • "The  Friends We Love" by Septimus Winner

    "The Friends We Love" by Septimus Winner

    Article. Winner wrote many such ballads during the civil war years. They were perhaps even more popular than those of his contemporary, Stephen Foster. According to Charles Claghorn, author of The Mocking ...

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  • Board-walk parade

    Board-walk parade

    Instrumental parts | 8 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Incomplete parts: viola, flute, bass, drums. (Content). Each page has the same part printed on front and back Instrumental Parts (Form).

    • Contributor: M. Witmark & Sons - Johns, Al - Fulton, James M.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
  • Petite suite de concert

    Petite suite de concert

    sound recording | 2 sound discs: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 12 in. | La caprice de Nanette--Demande et reponse-un sonnet d'amour--La tarantelle fretillante. (Content). "conducted by Malcolm Sargent" Recorded in Europe ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Coleridge Taylor, Samuel - London Symphony Orchestra
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • 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
  • " 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
  • "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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  • Two Northern songs op. 43, II No. 2 Slumber song

    Two Northern songs op. 43, II No. 2 Slumber song

    vocal score | 1 score (3 p.) ; 27 cm. | [words & music by] E.A. MacDowell. (Statement Of Responsibility). For chorus (SATB). Caption title. With: The brook, op. 43, no. 1. ...

    • Contributor: A.P. Schmidt - Macdowell, Edward
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1891
  • Fabian Romance

    Fabian Romance

    Instrumental parts | 34 p., 12 1/4 x 9 in. | Parts: piano, 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, oboe, bassoon, 1st clarinet in A, 2nd clarinet in A, horns ...

    • Contributor: M. Witmark & Sons - Tyers, William H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906
  • God, that madest earth and heaven

    God, that madest earth and heaven

    vocal score | 1 score ([5] p.) ; 24 cm. | Horatio Parker. (Statement Of Responsibility). For SATB chorus with organ. Caption title. Also available in digital form on the Library of ...

    • Contributor: H. Parker - Parker, Horatio W. (Horatio William) - Parker, Horatio W.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903
  • Somebody's waiting 'neath southern skies

    Somebody's waiting 'neath southern skies

    Instrumental parts | 32 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, 1st clarinet in A, 2nd clarinet in A, horns in F, ...

    • Contributor: M. Witmark & Sons - Bratton, John W. - O'Hare, W.C.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1902
  • Bugle call rag

    Bugle call rag

    vocal score | 34 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: solo B-flat cornet (2), 1st B-flat clarinet (2), basses (2), drums (2), 2nd & 3rd B-flat cornets (2), 1st & ...

    • Contributor: Jos. W. Stern and Co. - Blake, Eubie - Morgan, Carey - Onivas, D.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916
  • Rain Has Fallen and I Hear an Army

    Rain Has Fallen and I Hear an Army

    Song Collection. The first two songs of the collection received their premiere in Rome at the Villa Aurelia at the American Academy on 22 April 1936, with Barber accompanying himself at the ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 1936-04-22
  • John Larkins

    John Larkins

    Biography. Biography. John Larkins was a minor figure in black music in the early part of the 20th century. He ran "Jolly" John Larkin's Company and employed James Reese Europe as its ...

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  • O-San

    O-San

    Instrumental parts | 16 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, clarinet in B-flat, cornet in B-flat, trombone, drums. (Content). Copyright 1905 by ...

    • Contributor: Hamilton S. Gordon - Brymn, J. Tim - Phillips, W.A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905
  • You're just the girl for me

    You're just the girl for me

    Instrumental parts | 22 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, bass, flute, 1st clarinet in A, 1st cornet in A, 2nd cornet in A, trombone, ...

    • Contributor: Carl Fischer - Engel, Carl - Anstead, W.H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1900
  • "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 ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 1879
  • Come, o thou traveler anthem for general use

    Come, o thou traveler anthem for general use

    vocal score | 1 score (7 p.) ; 26 cm. | Harvey B. Gaul ; [words] by Charles Wesley. (Statement Of Responsibility). For chorus (SATB) and organ. Caption title. acquire 2 shelf ...

    • Contributor: Boston Music Co. - G. Schirmer - Gaul, Harvey B. (Harvey Bartlett) - Wesley, Charles - Gaul, Harvey B.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908
  • A  darkies dream of home

    A darkies dream of home

    Instrumental parts | 20 p., 10 1/2 x 7 in. | Home sweet home--Baby cry--Lullaby--Sleep my baby sleep, sleep--Old folks at home--Dixie. (Content). Copyright MCMV by C.D. Smith (Copyright). Parts: 1st violin, ...

    • Contributor: [S.N.] - Smith, C.D. - McCosh, D.S.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905
  • "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
  • J. Rosamond Johnson (John Rosamond), 1873-1954

    J. Rosamond Johnson (John Rosamond), 1873-1954

    Biography. Biography. When World War I broke out, Johnson received a commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the 15th Regiment. After the war, he toured with his own groups, and even sang ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 1954-11-11
  • Ernest Bloch and the Library of Congress

    Ernest Bloch and the Library of Congress

    Courtesy of Musical America

    • Original Format: Web Pages
  • John Wesley Work, III (1901-1967)

    John Wesley Work, III (1901-1967)

    Resources

    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley)
    • Original Format: Web Pages
  • 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
  • La  fiancee : Waltzes

    La fiancee : Waltzes

    Instrumental parts | 40 p., 10 1/2 x 7 in. | Parts: 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, bass, flute, 1st clarinet in A, 1st cornet in A, 2nd cornet in A, trombone, ...

    • Contributor: M. Witmark & Sons - Tyers, William H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903
  • "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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  • "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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  • "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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  • Look Down, Fair Moon

    Look Down, Fair Moon

    Song Collection. "Look Down, Fair Moon," is contained in a collection of Rorem's songs, the Five Poems of Walt Whitman, which was published by Boosey and Hawkes in 1970. The song was ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
  • The  dodger

    The dodger

    motion picture | videorecording ; 8 min. | Motion Picture (Form).

    • Contributor: Shirley, Wayne D. - Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Sadie's a lady

    Sadie's a lady

    Instrumental parts | 18 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: Leader, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, B-flat clarinet, trombone, drums, B-flat cornet. (Content). Copyright MDCCCXCV by Hamilton S. Gordon. ...

    • Contributor: Hamilton S. Gordon - Davis, Gussie L. - Egener, C. A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1895
  • 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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  • 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
  • Joe Jordan

    Joe Jordan

    Biography. Biography. Around 1905, he began a long career as a conductor and composer, working with James Reese Europe on Ernest Hogan's Memphis Students performance troupe. In 1906 he became music director ...

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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
  • Zel-Zel

    Zel-Zel

    Instrumental parts | 32 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: solo B-flat cornet (2), 1st B-flat clarinet (2), tuba (2), drums (2), E-flat cornet (2), E-flat clarinet (2), B-flat tenors ...

    • Contributor: Jos. W. Stern & Co. - Cole, [Robert] - Johnson, J. Rosamond (John Rosamond) - Recker, Robert - Smith, Chris
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905
  • 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
  • Lucy Linda lady

    Lucy Linda lady

    Instrumental parts | 24 p., 11 x 7 in. | Bound with and shelved under "Sufficiency" by Clare Kummer as catalog item "Hotel Orch. No. 43" (Content). Copyright MCMIV by M. Witmark ...

    • Contributor: M. Witmark & Sons - Reed, Dave Jr.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904
  • Mame, or the mountain maid

    Mame, or the mountain maid

    Instrumental parts | 24 p., 91/2 x 6 1/2 in. | Parts: 1st and 2nd violins, viola, cello, bass, flute, 1st and 2nd B-flat clarinets, trombone, drums, B-flat cornets, horns in F. ...

    • Contributor: Walter Jacobs - Smith, Chris - Bowman - Hildreth, R.E.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904
  • If you love your baby, make goo-goo eyes

    If you love your baby, make goo-goo eyes

    Instrumental parts | 22 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: solo B-flat cornet, 1st B-flat cornet, 1st B-flat clarinet, basses, basses (treb.), drums, 2nd & 3rd B-flat cornets, 1st E-flat ...

    • Contributor: Carl Fischer - Williams, Bert - Walker, George - Engel, Carl
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1901
  • I'm just wild about Harry

    I'm just wild about Harry

    Instrumental parts | 36 p., 7 x 5 in. | Parts: solo B-flat cornet (2), D-flat piccolo, C flute, E-flat clarinet, solo & 1st B-flat clarinets (2), 2nd B-flat clarinet, 3rd B-flat ...

    • Contributor: M. Witmark & Sons - Blake, [Eubie] - Sissle, [Noble] - Trinkaus, Geo. J.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921
  • Ned Rorem, b.1923

    Ned Rorem, b.1923

    Biography. While many of the recordings listed here are in the collections of the Library of Congress, not all are. If you have a question about specific recordings, please contact the Recorded ...

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  • Charles Naginski

    Charles Naginski

    Charles Naginski (1909-1940) was born in Cairo, Egypt. In 1928, he won a fellowship at the Juilliard Graduate School in New York City. During his career, tragically cut short by an accidental ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 1909