Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America
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See and Hear American History Through Song "Know the songs of a country and you will know its history for the true feeling of a people speaks through what they sing." – Preface to The Songs of Henry Clay Work (1884) Listen to the changes in the "Star Spangled Banner" as played by different bands in different eras. Look at the ways in ...
- Date: 1581
The history of America is reflected through its songs. Read more about how immigration and migration; work and industry; social change; war and conflict; politics and political campaigns; and sports and leisure in the United States have been portrayed in song. Listen to examples for all.
See the connection between America's geography and song through interactive maps that offer songs from the states and about the states.
Popular Songs of the Day - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections
"Popular songs" can be broadly defined as songs that are at least intended to reach a broad audience via some form of commercial distribution, such as broadsides, sheet music, song collections, touring musicians or musical production and from the 1890s on, commercial recordings. Being made to travel, popular music is most likely to represent a broad range of influences, including ones from folk, church ...
Orchesographie Et traicte en forme de dialogve, par leqvel tovtes personnes pevvent facilement apprendre & practiquer l'honneste exercice des dances
Book. print | 104 l. illus. 21 cm. | Contains music. Thoinot Arbeau is an anagram for Jehan Tabourot. "Extraict du priuilege" is dated "Novembre 1588." Inscribed in gold on fly-leaf: James Edwards from his father J. E., September 1815. Ex libris Edouard Rahir. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource ...
- Contributor: Imprimé Par Iehan Des Preyz - Arbeau, Thoinot
- Date: 1589
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Il ballarino di M. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta, diuiso in due trattati nel primo de' quali si dimostra la diuersità de i nomi, che si danno à gli atti; & mouimenti, che ...
Book. print | 2 v. in 1. illus., port. 23 x 18 cm. | Head- and tail-pieces; initials. Vol. 2 has title: Trattato secondo del Ballarino ... nel quale s'insegnano varie sorti di balletti, cascarde, tordiglione, passo e mezo, pauaniglia, canario, & gagliarde all' vso d'Italia, Francia, & Spagna. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical ...
- Contributor: Appresso Francesco Ziletti - Caroso, Fabritio
- Date: 1581
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