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  • Edison sheet music collection, 1830-1958

    The collection consists chiefly of American sheet music published in the United States between the years 1830-1930. While a significant minority of the music in the collection is instrumental music, the vast majority is for voice and piano. Notable in this collection are imprints from California dating from before 1850, first editions by Irving Berlin and others, and many European imprints among the instrumental ...

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Bellak, Ja's (James) - Bryan, Alfred - Cooper, George - Dubin, Al. - Gilbert, L. Wolfe (Louis Wolfe) - Grant, Bert - Grobe, Charles - Harrigan, Edward - Hays, Will. S. (William Shakespeare) - Heller, Stephen - Herz, Henri - Holland, Justin - Jerome, William - Johnson, Howard - Kahn, Gus - Kinkel, Charles - Lamb, Arthur J. - Mack, Edward - Maeder, J. Gaspard (James Gaspard) - Maylath, H. (Heinrich) - Meyer, Louis - Meyerbeer, Giacomo - Millöcker, Carl - Moelling, Theodore - Pixley, Frank - Root, George F. (George Frederick) - Russell, Henry - Smith, Harry (Harry Bache) - Sterling, Andrew - Strelezki, Anton - Sudds, William F. - Weatherly, F. E. (Frederic Edward) - Webster, Joseph Philbrick - Whiting, Richard A. - Wodehouse, P. G. (Pelham Grenville) - Work, Henry C. (Henry Clay) - Young, Joe
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1830
  • I didn't raise my boy to be a soldier

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (5 pages) ; 36 cm | music by Al Piantadosi ; words by Alfred Bryan. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Caption title. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Leo Feist - Piantadosi, Al - Bryan, Alfred
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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  • Songs of Edward Lipton, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains manuscript scores and lyric sheets for songs written by Edward Lipton between 1967 and 1984. They include songs written for children, topical songs, including anti-war and civil rights songs, campaign songs written for senators Paul O'Dwyer and Eugene McCarthy, humorous songs, love songs, and lullabies. In addtion, there are songs based on Jewish or Biblical themes, including a translation into English ...

    • Contributor: Lipton, Ed.
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1967
  • We'll vote against the terrible men / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Caption title. For medium voice and piano (with choral refrain (SATB)). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

    • Contributor: Howard, Frank
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1869
  • George L. Tracy collection of music manuscripts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection primarily consists of sheet music, in addition to a small assortment of lyric sheets and a one-page typescript catalog list of Tracy's works. The bulk of the collection contains manuscripts written in Tracy's hand. The remaining portion consists of printed scores issued by such well-known music publishers as G. Schirmer, Oliver Ditson and Company, and G. Ricordi & Co, acclaimed for its ...

    • Contributor: Tracy, George Lowell
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1877
  • Charles Hambitzer music manuscripts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The Charles Hambitzer manuscripts consist of sixteen orchestral scores or part sets for tone poems and incidental music, as well as several short pieces for various instruments and approximately twenty-five songs and stage numbers in piano-vocal format. Sketches and miscellaneous fragments are also represented. Although George Gershwin once recalled that Hambitzer, his first significant music teacher, "wrote what I then considered the finest light ...

    • Contributor: Hambitzer, Charles
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1910
  • Charlie Barnet collection of big band arrangements, 1939-1949

    Charlie Barnet (1913-1991) was an American bandleader, jazz saxophonist, composer, and arranger. The collection contains musical arrangements for approximately 650 songs and instrumental numbers used by Barnet and his band. The majority of these arrangements are represented by full scores, though thirty-seven are represented by parts only, and an additional thirty-one include both a full score and parts. Approximately fifty arrangers are represented in ...

    • Contributor: Barnet, Charlie - Burnett, Bobby - Burns, Ralph - Gibson, Andy - Hefti, Neal - Henderson, Horace - Humphries, Conn - Martin, Skip - Matthews, Dave - May, Billy - Moore, William (Arranger) - Siravo, George
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1939
  • Charlie Barnet collection of big band arrangements, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains musical arrangements for approximately 650 songs and instrumental numbers used by Barnet and his band. The majority of these arrangements are represented by full scores, though thirty-seven are represented by parts only, and an additional thirty-one include both a full score and parts. Approximately fifty arrangers are represented in the collection, including Billy May, Andy Gibson, George Siravo, Conn Humphries, William ...

    • Contributor: Barnet, Charlie
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1939
  • Ella Fitzgerald collection, 1956-1992

    Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996) was a popular and highly-respected American jazz and pop vocalist and recording artist. The Ella Fitzgerald Collection chiefly consists of musical arrangements made for her by more than fifty arrangers and orchestrators. Arrangers whose works are found in this collection include: Buddy Bregman, Benny Carter, Frank DeVol, Russ Garcia, Billy May, Marty Paich, Nelson Riddle, and Gerald Wilson. The arrangements consist ...

    • Contributor: Fitzgerald, Ella - Bregman, Buddy - Bulling, Erich - Carson, Tee - Carter, Benny - Devol, Frank - Doggett, Bill - Ellington, Duke - Feller, Sid - Garcia, Russell - Holman, Bill - Hughart, Jim - May, Billy - Paich, Marty - Riddle, Nelson - Weston, Paul - Wilson, Gerald
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1956
  • Music for the nation : American sheet music. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Popular songs, operatic arias, piano music, sacred and secular choral music, solo instrumental music, method books and instructional materials, and music for band and orchestra; documents the attitudes and tastes of a bygone era with music of many varieties and sources, all of it published in the United States.

    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Music Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1820
  • Folk-songs of the West and South : Negro cowboy and Spanish Californian

    vocal score | 19 p. ; 35 cm. | De rocks a-renderin' -- Moanin' dove -- The lone prarie -- The hours of grief -- The black face -- Bird dance song. (Content). Songs 1 and 2 "recorded" by Alice Haskell, 3 by Henry. F. Gilbert, 4-6 by Chas. F. Lummis. (General). "Volume IV [Spring Quarter - Part I] No. 27. Harmonized by Arthur ...

    • Contributor: Wa Wan Press - Farwell, Arthur - Haskell, Alice - Gilbert, Henry F. (Henry Franklin Belknap) - Lummis, Charles Fletcher
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1905

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  • Songs of Edward Lipton, 1967-1984

    Edward Lipton (1934-2011) was a songwriter and performer primarily known for writing children's songs. The collection contains manuscript scores for songs he wrote for both children and adults. Many are accompanied by lyric sheets.

    • Contributor: Lipton, Ed.
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1967
  • Tommy Newsom arrangements, 1947-1999

    Tommy Newsom (1929-2007) was a saxophonist, arranger, bandleader, and composer. The collection contains musical arrangements that he wrote for dance band, symphonic orchestra, and small ensemble. The arrangements include manuscripts, printed copies, and photocopies for both full scores and orchestral parts. Most of the music dates from his thirty-year stint with the Tonight Show band. A few of the arrangements are by other arrangers ...

    • Contributor: Newsom, Tommy
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1947
  • Who would doubt that I'm a man? /

    Caption title. "Specially adapted from the comic opera The Mormons--T.p." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

    • Contributor: Groebl, A. F.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1895
  • Billy Byers collection, 1964-1980

    Billy Byers was a composer, arranger, orchestrator, and musician (trombonist). The collection primarily contains full scores in Byers' hand. It represents a sampling of Byers' work as a composer, arranger, and orchestrator. The material shows the diverse styles, musical forces, and variety of performing venues in which he worked. The scores include works for recordings, live performances, television, and film; for small combos, big ...

    • Contributor: Byers, Billy
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1964
  • Tommy Newsom arrangements, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains dance band, symphonic orchestra, and small ensemble musical arrangements for 267 works. These include manuscripts, printed copies, and photocopies for both full scores and orchestral parts. Most of the music dates from his thirty-year stint with the Tonight show band. A few of the arrangements are by other arrangers and are identified as such.

    • Contributor: Newsom, Tommy
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1947
  • I'm raising my boy to be a soldier to fight for the U.S.A

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (5 pages) ; 34 cm | music by Mrs. Leo Ryan ; words by Leo Ryan ; arr. by Jos. Farley. (Statement Of Responsibility). For medium voice and piano. Caption title. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Unmediated (Form). ...

    • Contributor: Ryan & Bradley - Ryan, Leo (Mrs) - Ryan, Leo ((Lyricist)) - Farley, Jos - Ryan, Leo
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Newland/Zeuner collection, circa 1735-circa 1900

    Primarily music (printed and ms.) for piano, 2 or 4 hands, and songs, with a concentration in sacred vocal works in Latin and English. (The music in Latin may represent the only known source of pre-Cäcilienverein 19th-century American Catholic Church music.) Composers range from Mozart and Rossini to George F. Root and Oliver Shaw. The collection contains the largest extant source of music by ...

    • Contributor: Newland, William Augustine - Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus - Rossini, Gioacchino - Root, George F. (George Frederick) - Shaw, Oliver
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1735
  • Jerome Kern collection, 1905-1945

    The collection consists primarily of Kern's show music, some holograph sketches; most are manuscript full and vocal scores of Kern's orchestrators and arrangers, especially Frank Saddler and Robert Russell Bennett. Film and other music also is represented, as well as a small amount of correspondence.

    • Contributor: Kern, Jerome - Saddler, Frank - Bennett, Robert Russell
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1905
  • Jerome Kern collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection consists primarily of Kern's show music, some holograph sketches; most are manuscript full and vocal scores of Kern's orchestrators and arrangers, especially Frank Saddler and Robert Russell Bennett. Film and other music also is represented, as well as a small amount of correspondence.

    • Contributor: Kern, Jerome
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1905
  • Music from the Bob Hope collection, 1932-1997

    In a career that spanned nearly seventy years, American comedian and entertainer Bob Hope performed in theater, radio, film, and television, and in numerous public appearances, including his tours in support of the U.S. armed forces. Music from the Bob Hope Collection contains manuscript scores, instrumental parts, and lyrics for nearly 500 works used in Hope's films, television programs and personal appearances. These materials ...

    • Contributor: Hope, Bob - Alberti, Bob (Pianist) - Comstock, Frank - Harmon, Manny - Hill, J. (James L.) - Myers, Pete - Perito, Nick - Rogers, Shorty - Wolpe, Dave
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1932
  • Civil War sheet music Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Collection consists of sheet music: band music, piano music, popular music and vocal music.

    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1860
  • Billy Byers collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection primarily contains full scores in Byers' hand. It represents a sampling of Byers' work as a composer, arranger, and orchestrator. The material shows the diverse styles, musical forces, and variety of performing venues in which he worked. The scores include works for recordings, live performances, television, and film; for small combos, big bands, and orchestras; and for singers of various styles, including ...

    • Contributor: Byers, Billy
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1964
  • Charles Hambitzer music manuscripts, circa 1910-1918

    Charles Hambitzer (1878 or 1881-1918) was an American pianist, teacher, and composer. His best known piano student was the teenage George Gershwin. Hambitzer's compositions include orchestral tone poems, incidental music for plays, two operettas, and a variety of shorter pieces.

    • Contributor: Hambitzer, Charles
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1910
  • Leo Feist collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection primarily consists of a set of twenty-six bound volumes containing most of the music published by Leo Feist Inc., between the years of 1880 and 1930. These include approximately 2000 titles, mostly of popular music. The collection also includes vocal scores for Paoletta, Irene, and M. Beaucaire, as well as a Feist dance folio of popular music arranged for the piano.

    • Contributor: Feist, Leo - Floridia, Pietro - Tierney, Harry - Messager, André - Leo Feist, Inc
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1880