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  • Film, Video

    Give My Poor Heart Ease: Voices of the Mississippi Blues

    videorecording | videorecording; 55 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). February 17, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Ferris, William R.
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    Alan Lomax -- The Man Who Recorded The World A Bio-ethnography

    videorecording | videorecording; 61 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). May 5, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Szwed, John F.
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    Makers of the Sacred Harp

    videorecording | videorecording; 47 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). October 21, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Steel, David Warren
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    Balla Kouyaté and World Vision

    Balla Kouyaté and World Vision of Massachusetts perform Malian music and songs at the Library of Congress, April 28, 2010. videorecording | videorecording ; 68 min | The performers refer to the language used as "Mandinka." (Content). Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). April 28, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Balla Kouyaté and World Vision - Kouyate?, Balla - Demba, Adjaratou
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    Amuma Says No: Traditional and Contemporary Basque Music from Idaho

    Amuma Says No performs traditional and contemporary Basque music and songs from Idaho at the Library of Congress, July 14, 2010. videorecording | videorecording ; 59 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). July 14, 2010. Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Amuma Says No
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    The Steve Meisner Band Traditional and Contemporary Polka from Wisconsin

    The Steve Meisner Band performs traditional and contemporary Milwaukee Slovenian-style polka music and songs. videorecording | videorecording ; 65 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). August 25, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Steve Meisner Band - Meisner, Steve
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    The Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band

    The Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band from Indiana performing at the Library of Congress, October 13, 2010. videorecording | videorecording ; 63 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). October 13, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band - Lappin, Brian - Hardin, Doug - Norman, Greg - Todd, Kent - Austen, Theodocia Millich - Kay, Jon
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    The McIntosh County Shouters

    The McIntosh County Shouters perform ring shouts from Georgia at the Library of Congress, December 2, 2010. videorecording | videorecording ; 57 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Date). December 2, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - McIntosh County Shouters (musical Group)
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    Hard Luck Blues: Roots Music Photographs from the Great Depression

    videorecording | videorecording; 59 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). June 2, 1010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Remsberg, Rich
    • Date: 2010
  • Notated Music

    O God, my heart is ready motet for mixed voices a cappella, op. 17

    vocal score | 1 score (35 p.) ; 28 cm. | the text from the Psalms ; music by Arthur Whiting. (Statement Of Responsibility). For mixed chorus (SSATBB), unaccompanied. Photocopy. [S.l. : s.n., 2010] acquire 1 shelf copy [policy default] (Selection Decision). Vocal Score (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: G. Schirmer - Whiting, Arthur
    • Date: 1899

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    The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    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

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  • Article

    Historical Topics - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections

    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.

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    Interactive Maps - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections

    See the connection between America's geography and song through interactive maps that offer songs from the states and about the states.

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    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 ...

  • Film, Video

    Night wanderers

    videorecording | From Favorites from the Song of America Tour with Thomas Hampson, baritone, and Wolfram Rieger, piano. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Washington, DC, October 28, 2010. (Source Note). Courtesy of the Samuel Barber Estate and G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com. Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc. http://www.schirmer.com/ (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Barber, Samuel - Davies, W. H. (william Henry) - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    Solitary hotel

    videorecording | From Favorites from the Song of America Tour with Thomas Hampson, baritone, and Wolfram Rieger, piano. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Washington, DC, October 28, 2010. (Source). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Barber, Samuel - Joyce, James - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    ASCAP Collection concert

    videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 112 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on May 11, 2010. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Williams, Paul - Souther, J. D. - Bergman, Alan - Holyfield, Wayland - Alexander, Jessi - David, Hal - Hammond, Albert - Withers, Bill - American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers - Dion
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    CMA songwriters series: Bob DiPiero, Brett James, Little Big Town, Lori McKenna

    videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 88 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Dec. 4, 2010. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Dipiero, Bob - James, Brett - Little Big Town (musical Group) - McKenna, Lori - Country Music Association (u.s.)
    • Date: 2010