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Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Book

    Modern dancing

    Book. print | 175 p., [5] leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: World Syndicate Co. - Castle, Vernon
    • Date: 1914

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  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Letter to Harold Spivacke

    • Contributor: Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1939-10-26

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  • Audio Recording

    Shenandoah

    sound recording | Sung by Captain Richard Maitland at Sailor's Snug Harbor, Staten Island, NY. Recorded in 1939 by Alan Lomax for the Archive of Folksong. (General). Forms part of the Captain Richard Maitland Recordings of Sea Shanties. (Source). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Maitland, Captain Richard - Lomax, Alan
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording

    Roll On Buddy

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | First pubished on Library of Congress LP AFS L61 "Railroad Songs and Ballads," edited by Archie Green. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in New York, New York. (Venue). The singer is from Clay County, Kentucky. (Biographical). Recorded in 1939. (Date). Forms part of the Alan Lomax Recordings of Aunt Molly Jackson collection, part 1. (Source). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lomax, Alan - Jackson, Aunt Molly
    • Date: 1968
  • Audio Recording

    Mr. Garfield

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the Bascom Lamar Lunsford Recording Project, 1949. (Source). First published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28, "Songs of American History and the Assassination of Presidents," 1952. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in March 1949. (Date). Concerns the assassination of President Garfield in 1881. (Content). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lunsford, Bascom Lamar - Emrich, Duncan
    • Date: 1952
  • Audio Recording

    Zolgotz

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the Bascom Lamar Lunsford Recording Project, 1949. (Source). First published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28, "Songs of American History and the Assassination of Presidents," 1952. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in March 1949. (Date). The song describes the assasination of President William McKinley by Leon Czolgosz in September 1901. (Content). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lunsford, Bascom Lamar - Emrich, Duncan
    • Date: 1952
  • Audio Recording

    White House Blues

    sound recording | 1 sound recoding | Forms part of the 1977 Neptune Plaza Concert Series Collection. (Source). April 25, 1977. (Date). Concerns the assasination of President William McKinley in 1901. (Content). The Bluegrass Cardinals, consisting of Don Parmley of Kentucky, his son David Parmley (born in California), and Randy Graham of California, originally formed their group in southern California. They moved to Virginia ...

    • Contributor: Bluegrass Cardinals - Jabbour, Alan - Parmley, David - Parmley, Don - Graham, Randy - Blair, Warren - Davis, John
  • Film, Video

    Major League Tassa

    videorecording | 1 videorecording: 53 min | Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Major League Tassa (performing Group)
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video

    Old Cultures/New Contexts: Presenting the Traditional Music and Dance of Urban Immigrant Communities An Interview with Ethel Raim

    videorecording | 1 videorecording; 62 min | Botkin Lecture Series (Source). June 20, 2008 (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Raim, Ethel - Groce, Nancy
    • Date: 2008
  • Collection

    " If It Wasn't for the Irish and the Jews" Irish and Jewish Influences on the Music of Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley

    videorecording | videorecording; 74 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). December 1, 2009 (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Moloney, Mick
    • Date: 2009
  • Audio Recording

    Never did the same thing twice

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, between 75.5 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Words and music by Felix McGlennon. Recorded on one side only. Autograph of Quinn inscribed in zinc master. Production level cataloging. Dan W. Quinn, tenor; piano acc. (Performers). Recorded in New York, N.Y., Mar. 31, 1898. (Venue). Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - McGlennon, Felix - Quinn, Dan W. - Macglennon, Felix (author) - Quinn, Dan W. (performer)
    • Date: 1898-03-31
  • Audio Recording

    A son of the desert am I

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 63 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Music by Walter A. Phillips; words by John P. Wilson. Recorded on one side only. Autograph of Myers inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. J. W. Myers, baritone; piano acc. (Performers). Recorded in New York, N.Y., Mar. 26, 1898. (Venue). Also available in digital form on ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Phillips, Walter A. - Myers, J. W. (john W.) - Phillips, Walter A. (author) - Myers, J. W. (performer)
    • Date: 1898-26-93
  • Audio Recording

    Sweetest story ever told

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 67.5 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Words and music by R.M. Stults. Recorded on one side only. Autograph of S.H. Dudley (baritone and mangager) inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Performed by the Haydn Quartet. (Performers). Recorded in New York, N.Y., date unknown. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Stults, R. M. - Dudley, S. H. - Haydn Quartet (vocal Group) - Stults, R. M. (author) - Haydn Quartet (performer)
    • Date: 189?---
  • Audio Recording

    Rock of ages

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 67 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Music by Thomas Hastings; words by Augustus Toplady. Recorded on one side only. Autograph of Campbell inscribed in zinc master. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Albert C. Campbell, tenor ; piano accompaniment. (Performers). Recorded in New York, N.Y., date unknown. (Venue). Also available in digital form on the Library ...

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Hastings, Thomas - Toplady, Augustus - Campbell, Albert - Hastings, Thomas (author) - Campbell, Albert C. (performer)
    • Date: 189?---
  • Notated Music

    Soldiers of Zion Jewish national anthem

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: The Jewish Morning Journal - Rosenfeld, Morris - Arnstein, Ira
    • Date: 1918

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  • Notated Music

    Eili, Eili (The only original version)

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 31 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Maurice Richmond Music Co. - Sandler, Jacob Koppel - Isaacson, Charles D.
    • Date: 1919

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  • Notated Music

    Oh no! We never mention her

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Edward Riley - Taylor, Abm
    • Date: 1828

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  • Notated Music

    With cage and pipe [from] The magic flute

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Thos. Birch - Mozart, W. C.
    • Date: 1833

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  • Notated Music

    When I learned to sing and play

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | 2 versions: vocal and beginner pno From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: P. K. Weizel - Chadwick, Jas
    • Date: 1854

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  • Notated Music

    Sacred song [and] Naturen och hjertat = Nature and the heart

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Dyer and Willis - Eisfeld, Theodore - Lindblad, Otto
    • Date: 1853

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  • Notated Music

    O all ye lands -- O censure not the heart that loves -- Barcarole rondiletta

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Dyer and Willis - La Hache, T. - Willis, Richard Stores
    • Date: 1853

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  • Notated Music

    Fi hi hi, the black shakers song and polka

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Firth, Pond and Co. - Horn, Even
    • Date: 1851

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  • Notated Music

    Serenade -- Will no maiden marry me -- Air

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Dyer and Willis
    • Date: 1852

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  • Notated Music

    The practical harmonist

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Max Braun - Braun, Max
    • Date: 1857

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  • Notated Music

    Homeward bound

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: John J. Daly - Cromwell, George R.
    • Date: 1857

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