Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Rhapsody in blue

    Ragtime, Jazz, And More, Classical Music. sound recording | 1 12" disc recording. | Duration: 04:21 | Instrumental (Category). Orchestra (Description). This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of the recording is ...

    • Contributor: Victor - George Gershwin - Ferde Grofé - Paul Whiteman - Paul Whiteman Concert Orchestra
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1924-06-10
  • Hello Frisco! (I called you up to say "Hello!")

    Musical Theater. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:50 | Vocal (Category). Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Alice Green [I.E., Olive Kline] - Olive Kline - Edward Hamilton [I.E., Reinald Werrenrath] - Reinald Werrenrath - Walter Rogers - Louis A. Hirsch
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1915-07-20
  • Madam, I have come a-courting

    sound recording | on 2 bands of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: "A Quaker song." Dust jacket notes: "Poor recording -- to be re-recorded." George Vinton Graham, vocals and guitar. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in San Jose, California on December 7, 1938. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading ...

    • Contributor: Graham, George Vinton - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • My Hawaiian sunshine Fox trot

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 5 in. | Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Emerson - Sweatman, Wilbur - Emerson Symphony Orchestra - Gilbert, L. Wolfe
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1917
  • Whistle while you walk

    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:26 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with whistling and orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Billy Murray - Walter Rogers - Joseph Belmont
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1915-10-13
  • Carnival of Venice--variations

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: cornet solo. Coupling date: 2/8/1922. (Venue). With (reverse side): As once in happier days, op. 64 no. 1 / Vladimir Dubinsky. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Kryl, Bohumir - Burckhardt, John F.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1922
  • Roses of Picardy

    sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:43 | Vocal (Category). Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not ...

    • Contributor: Victor - John Mccormack - Josef Pasternack - Haydn Wood
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1919-04-16
  • Nach der einnahme von Warschau

    Ethnic Spoken Word, Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:18 | Spoken (Category). Descriptive scene and male vocal solo, with band (Description). Victor ledgers bear the heading, "German war songs." This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Julius Salay [I.E., Gyula Szalay] - Gyula Szalay - Edward T. King
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916-08-11
  • Kashmiri song (Indian love lyrics)

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: Indian Love Lyrics, soprano with orchestra. Coupling date: 10/1/1920. (Venue). With (reverse side): Pale moon / Arthur Middleton. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Woodforde Finden, Amy - Teyte, Maggie - Hope, Laurence
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • El mar sin playas

    Opera. sound recording | 1 8" disc recording. | Duration: 02:15 | Vocal (Category). Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). Issue from take 2, not noted in EDVR vol. 2, is in the UCSB Fred Williams Collection. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Gustavo Bernal Resky
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1906-03-23
  • Levee revels

    Popular Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:18 | Instrumental (Category). Band (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Arthur Pryor - William Christopher O'Hare - Sousa's Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1902-12-17
  • The military ball

    Opera. sound recording | 1 12" disc recording. | Duration: 03:41 | Instrumental (Category). Orchestra (Description). This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of the recording is required in order to obtain ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Victor Herbert - Victor Herbert's Orchestra
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1911-10-14
  • Livery stable blues

    Ragtime, Jazz, And More, Blues. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:07 | Instrumental (Category). Jazz/dance band (Description). Victor ledgers note: originally made as trial recordings. Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Henrry Ragas - Nick Larocca - Original Dixieland Jazz Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1917-02-26
  • Siesser heim

    Musical Theater, Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:12 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of the ...

    • Contributor: Victor - William Robyn - Nathaniel Shilkret - Joseph Rumshinsky
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1923-02-26
  • Amazing grace

    compact disc | 2 sound discs : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in. | Recorded on Feb. 27, 1963 at Universal Studios, Chicago (Date). disc01_tr008 from box set "Sam Cooke's SAR Records Story" (Source Note). "Amazing Grace" arranged by Sam Cooke. Published by ABKCO Music, Inc. Performed by The Soul Stirrers. Courtesy of ABKCO Records, www.abkco.com. (Copyright Notice). Compact Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Sar Records - Cooke, Sam - The Soul Stirrers - Outler, Jimmie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1994
  • Comments on Byron Coffin's Barbary Coast performance career

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Mrs. Byron Coffin, Sr., narration. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Alameda, California on April 6, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Byron Coffin, Sr., Mrs. ...

    • Contributor: Coffin (Mrs. Byron, Sr) - Coffin, Byron (Sr) - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Coffin
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Dios bendira = God bless you

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes: Birthday song. Concludes with performer speaking about the song in English and Spanish. Jessie de Soto, unaccompanied vocals and narration. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Concord, California on February 10, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife ...

    • Contributor: Soto, Jessie De - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Nit bei motien

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:59 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Jacob Jacobs - Nathaniel Shilkret - Peretz Sandler
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1923-10-24
  • The Days of forty nine

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Leon Ponce, unaccompanied vocals. (Performers). Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Columbia, Tuolumne County, California on July 17, 1939. (Venue). Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. (Additional Physical Form). Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Leon Ponce performing ...

    • Contributor: Ponce, Leon - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1939
  • Egills saga = Ballad of Egill

    sound recording | on 1 band of 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in. | Dust jacket notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell on May 25, 1938: "Egill was supposed to have been 4 years old when he made up his song. Mrs. Sigurasson says she made up the tune herself as she recorded the song, but I have an idea ...

    • Contributor: Sigurasson, Oddrun - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1938
  • Cavatina fun Figaro

    Opera. sound recording | 1 12" disc recording. | Duration: 04:45 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with orchestra (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Joseph Winogradoff - Josef Pasternack - Gioacchino Rossini
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1922-11-14
  • Catfish Blues

    Played and sung by Honeyboy Edwards at the 50th Anniversary Concert for the Archive of Folk Culture at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 1978. sound recording | 1 reel. | Recorded at the Archive of Folk Song 50th Anniversary Concert, Library of Congress. (Venue). At the beginning of this recording, Edwards acknowledges Alan Lomax, who is sitting in the audience. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Edwards, Honeyboy - Petway, Robert
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1978
  • The Volga boatman' The Volga boatmans song

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:21 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with piano (Description). This recording was made as a trial, later numbered and mastered. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Vladimir Resnikoff - Edward T. King
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1917-02-09
  • Huddersfield

    Religious, Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:14 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal quartet, with organ and violin (Description). This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Pedwarawd Wilkes Barre [I.E., Wilkes Barre Quartet] - Wilkes Barre Quartet - J. Newton
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1922-04-05
  • Beim lawyer

    Ethnic Spoken Word, Comedies. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:10 | Spoken (Category). Comic dialogue, unaccompanied (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading ...

    • Contributor: Victor - Gus Goldstein
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1924-05-15