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  • The Anacreontick Song

    It is this edition from which most claims of Smith's authorship of the tune come. While it is accepted that he did the arrangement for the tune, other initial sources for the melody have been given as an old hunting song or traditional bar song. Published in "A fifth book of canzonets, catches, canons & glees, sprightly and plaintive, with a part for the ...

    • Contributor: "Printed for the Author" - Smith, John Stafford - [Tomlinson, Ralph]
    • Original Format: Books

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  • A Mother's prayer

    sheet music | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Henry Mccaffrey - Sutro, Otto
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1862

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  • The Anacreontic song

    sheet music | 3 p., 13 x 9 3/4 in. | "As sung at the Crown and Anchor Tavern in the Strand." First edition. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Longman and Broderip - [Smith, John Stafford] - Tomlinson, Ralph
    • Original Format: Notated Music

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  • Our country's flag

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: G. Andre & Co. - Gumpert, G. - Losse, F.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1861

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  • 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 Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Longman and Broderip - [Smith, John Stafford] - Tomlinson, Ralph
    • Original Format: Notated Music

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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 garden of Eden

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Vandersloot Music Co. - Adams, Spencer
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1901

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  • Anacreon in heaven [et al.]

    This edition is regarded as the one most likely owned by Key and most likely to have influenced his selection of the Anacreontic song to be the melody for his poem. Published in "The Baltimore musical miscellany," pages 26-30 (volume I) -- has another poem to be sung to the Anacreontic song at pp 29-30.

    • Contributor: Sower & Cole - [Smith, John Stafford?] - [Tomlinson, Ralph]
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1804

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  • A Grant song

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: C. H. Ditson & Co. - S., W. H. - Batchelder, Eugene
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1861

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  • Zyczenie Polish song no. 6

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, between 66 and 72 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Recorded on one side only. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Mr. Torowicz, tenor; with piano acc. (Performers). Recorded at an unknwon location, Mar. 3, 1900. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Torowicz (Mr) - Torowicz, Mr. (Performer)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1900-03-03
  • Just as the sun went down

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 69 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Words and music by Lyn Udall. Recorded on one side only. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Edna Florence, soprano; piano acc. (Performers). Recorded at an unknown location, July 11, 1899. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Sound Recording (Form). ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Udall, Lyn - Florence, Edna - Udall, Lyn (Author) - Florence, Edna (Performer)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1899
  • 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 piano. Caption title. LC copy imperfect: stained, brittle, small tears. acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Vocal Score (Form). Print (Form).

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

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  • The shadows on the door

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 62 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Recorded on one side only. Autograph of Denny inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Will F. Denny, tenor; piano acc. (Performers). Recorded at an unknown location, May 2, 1899. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Sound ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Denny, Will F. - Denny, Will F. (Performer)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1899-05-02
  • The Standard bearer

    sheet music | Music associated with the Confederate side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Geo. Dunn & Compy - Coleman, H. S. - Rosier, F. W. - P., T. N.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1864

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  • Strike! ye sons of liberty!

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Firth, Pond & Co. - W., C. W.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1862

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  • Good night, my child!

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wm. A. Pond & Co. - Abt, Franz
    • Original Format: Notated Music

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  • Adios a Mexico

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 69 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Recorded on one side only. Autograph of Adamini inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Arthur B. Adamini, tenor; with piano acc. (Performers). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Sung in Spanish. (Language). Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Adamini, Arthur - Adamini, Arthur (Performer)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 189?
  • Bells of Shandon

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: John J. Daly - Sullivan, T. D. - Mahony, Francis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1862

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  • Hej mazury Polish song no. 8

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, between 66 and 72 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Recorded on one side only. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Mr. Torowicz, tenor; with piano acc. (Performers). Recorded at an unknwon location, Mar. 3, 1900. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Torowicz (Mr) - Torowicz, Mr. (Performer)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1900-03-03
  • 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, compiler), pages 188-191.

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

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  • We may meet again in gladness

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Henry Tolman & Co. - Samuels, E. A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1863

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  • 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

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  • Sighing and singing

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wm. A. Pond & Co. - Albites, L.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1876

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  • A hymn to peace

    sheet music | Music associated with the Confederate side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Louis Grunewald - Bischoff, Eugene - A Lady of New Orleans
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1863

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  • The Peace of the valley is fled

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Lee & Walker - S., S. D. - Fitzball, E.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1864

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