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  • The Virginia harmony

    Hymnal. print | obl. cm. | Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Samuel H. Davis - Clayton, David L.
    • Original Format: Books - Notated Music
    • Date: 1831

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  • The model church

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

    • Contributor: H. N. Hempsted - Towne, T. Martin - Saxe, J. G.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1873

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  • Novena di natale

    Religious, Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:39 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal solo, with zampogna and ciaramella (Description). Victor ledgers note: These instruments (zampogna and ciaramella) are described as "Italian bagpipes." 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 - Pasquale Feis - Tommaso Cappoci
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1917-09-24
  • The blessed Bible

    Hymnal. Book. Published in Concordia, p. 34.

    • Contributor: A. D. Fillmore - Fillmore, Augustus D.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1865
  • Hosanna

    vocal score | 1 score (7 p.) ; 27 cm. | [words and music by] Arthur Farwell. (Statement Of Responsibility). Principally for chorus (SATB) with piano. Vocal Score (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: John Church Co. - Farwell, Arthur
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • O holy child of Bethlehem Christmas anthem for alto solo and chorus

    vocal score | 1 score (4 p.) ; 28 cm. | G.W. Chadwick ; hymn by Phillip Brooks. (Statement Of Responsibility). For alto solo and SATB chorus with organ. Caption title. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Vocal Score (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: A.P. Schmidt - Chadwick, G. W. (George Whitefield) - Brooks, Phillips - Chadwick, G. W.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1896

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  • O Holy Child of Bethlehem anthem for alto solo and chorus

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (5 p.) ; 27 x 36 cm. | G.W. Chadwick ; hymn by Phillip Brooks. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. For alto, chorus (SATB), and organ. Caption title. Published: Boston : A.P. Schmidt, 1896. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Manuscript Score (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Chadwick, G. W. (George Whitefield) - Brooks, Phillips - A.P. Schmidt Collection (Library of Congress) - Chadwick, G. W.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1896

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  • Adeste fideles

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 63.8 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Recorded on one side only. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Unidentified chimes performer. (Performers). Recorded at an unknown location, Sept. 29, 1899. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - [Unidentified Chimes Performer] (Performer)
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1899-09-29
  • 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

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  • The continental harmony containing, a number of anthems, fuges, and chorusses, in several parts : never before published

    print | 1 score (199 p.) ; 14 x 23 cm. | composed by William Billings ... (Statement Of Responsibility). Includes index. LC copy 1 imperfect: pages between the t.p. verso and p. vii wanting. Evans, 26673 (Citation/Reference). RISM, A/I/1, B2655 (Citation/Reference). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: By Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, Sold at Their Bookstore - By Said Thomas in Worcester, and by the Booksellers in Boston, and Elsewhere - Billings, William - John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1794

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  • Steal away

    Religious, Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:54 | Vocal (Category). Male vocal quartet, 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 - Dinwiddie Colored Quartet - Clarence Meredith - Sterling Rex - Harry Cruder - J. Mantell Thomas
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1902-10-29
  • " Christ Jesus Comes from Heavenly Height" by Peter C. Lutkin

    Article. For much of his life, Lutkin composed original carols as Christmas card greetings. Child Jesus Comes from Heavenly Height was one of two such greetings later published by H. W. Gray. It is a simple, strophic a cappella setting—in two verses with refrains—of a translated poem by Hans Christian Anderson. The verse begins with a unison descending line that separates into four parts ...

  • " Weepin' Mary" by Harry Thacker Burleigh

    Article. Burleigh's setting is austere in its unvaried, quarter-note/half-note rhythm. His harmonic inventiveness is, therefore, all the more telling against such a simple backdrop. After setting the first phrase in diatonic triads in F minor, he repeats that phrase with subtle chromaticisms and one bold progression on "Call upon your Jesus, an' He'll draw near." On the word "Jesus," Burleigh moves from an F-minor ...

  • Ohio

    Hymnal. Book. Published in Concordia, p. 31.

    • Contributor: A. D. Fillmore - Fillmore, Augustus D.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1865
  • New Britain

    sound recording | 1 sound reel : analog, stereo ; 10 in. x 1/4 in. | Recorded in the Collidge Auditourium, Library of Congrss, Washington, DC (Venue). Recorded on April 25, 1986 (Date). Live concert recording courtesy of The Boston Camerata, Joel Cohen, music director, 775 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118 USA. (Copyright Notice). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Boston Camerata
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • The singing master's assistant, or, Key to practical music being an abridgement from the New-England psalm-singer; together with several other tunes, never before published

    print | 1 score (29, [1], 104 p.) ; 12 x 20 cm. | composed by William Billings ... (Statement Of Responsibility). "Engrav'd by Benja. Pierpont Junr. Roxbury 1778"--Colophon. Without the "Encomium on music." Includes index. RISM, A/I/1, B 2647 (Citation/Reference). acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Printed by Draper and Folsom - Billings, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1778

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

    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 digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Vocal Score (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: J. Church - Dett, R. Nathaniel
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921

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  • Woman's prayer

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

    • Contributor: C. J. Whitney & Co. - McChesney, M. H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1875

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  • The New-England psalm-singer, or, American chorister containing a number of psalm-tunes, anthems, and canons : in four and five parts : (never before published)

    print | 1 score (10, 109 p.) ; 17 x 23 cm. | composed by William Billings ... (Statement Of Responsibility). Includes index. RISM, A/I/1, B 2646 (Citation/Reference). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Printed by Edes and Gill - And to Be Sold by Them - By Deacon Elliot - By Josiah Flagg - By Gillam Bass - And by the Author - Billings, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1770

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  • O how amiable

    vocal score | 1 score (4 p.) ; 27 cm. | Dudley Buck. (Statement Of Responsibility). For SATB chorus with organ. Caption title. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Vocal Score (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: T. Presser - Buck, Dudley
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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  • Amazing grace

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in. | Herb Remington, steel guitar ; Charlie Shaffer, piano (Performers). Track 1 from the CD "Precious Memories" (Source Note). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Glad Music Co. - Remmington, Herb - Schaffer, Charlie
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 2000
  • Amazing Grace

    manuscript score | 14p., 11 in. x 17 in. | Arrangement of Amazing Gracce courtesy of Hale Smith, c/o Halsco Music, 225 Pine Street, Freeport, NY 11520. (Copyright Notice). Arrangement of Amazing Gracce courtesy of Hale Smith, c/o Halsco Music, 225 Pine Street, Freeport, NY 11520. (Copyright Notice). Manuscript Score (Form). Manuscript Score (Form).

    • Contributor: Smith, Hale
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1977

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  • "Ponder My Words" by William W. Gilchrist

    Article. Gilchrist's 1915 anthem Ponder My Words was one of the works chosen for a service celebrating the centennial of his birth in 1946. The service was held at New Jerusalem Church in Philadelphia. The anthem opens with a soprano solo singing an expressive setting of the Psalm-Five text. At "consider my meditation," an extended diatonic sequence leads to a choral repetition of the ...

  • 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 copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Vocal Score (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Boston Music Co. - G. Schirmer - Gaul, Harvey (Harvey Bartlett) - Wesley, Charles - Gaul, Harvey
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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