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Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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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
  • 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

    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

    I'm blind

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wm. A. Pond & Co. - Leigh, Wm.
    • Date: 1863

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  • Notated Music

    Darkydom My lady, Nicotine

    vocal score | 1 vocal score (5 p.) ; 32 cm. | music by Will Marion Cook ; words by F. Clifford Harris. (Statement Of Responsibility). For tenor solo, unison chorus, and piano. Caption title. LC copy imperfect: stained, brittle, small tears. acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Vocal Score (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: H. Von Tilzer Music Pu - Cook, Will Marion - Harris, F. Clifford (frank Clifford)
    • Date: 1910

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  • Notated Music

    Boys and Betty Whoop'er up

    vocal score | 1 vocal score (4 p.) ; 35 cm. | by Will Marion Cook ; [words by Andrew B. Sterling]. (Statement Of Responsibility). For chorus (unison) with piano. Caption title. LC copy imperfect: brittle, small tears. acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Vocal Score (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: W.M. Cook - Cook, Will Marion - Sterling, Andrew
    • Date: 1910

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  • Notated Music

    Dream land a cradle song

    sheet music | 1 score (5 p.) ; 34 cm. | the words by Louise Alston Burleigh ; the music by H.T. Burleigh. (Statement Of Responsibility). LC copy imperfect: pages are damaged, torn, and brittle. acquire 1 shelf copy [policy default] (Selection Decision). Sheet Music (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: W. Maxwell Music - Burleigh, H. T. (harry Thacker) - Burleigh, Louise A. - Burleigh, H. T.
    • Date: 1905

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  • Notated Music

    Mammy's li'l' baby cradle song

    sheet music | 1 score (4 p.) ; 35 cm. | the poem by Louise Alston Burleigh ; the music by H.T. Burleigh. (Statement Of Responsibility). For low voice with piano. Words printed as text on p. [1]. "Specially composed for and sung by Mme Shcumann-Heink." acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Sheet Music (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: W. Maxwell Music - Burleigh, H. T. (harry Thacker) - Burleigh, Louise A. - Burleigh, H. T.
    • Date: 1903

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  • Notated Music

    Mammy's li'l' baby cradle song

    sheet music | 1 score (4 p.) ; 35 cm. | the poem by Louise Alston Burleigh ; the music by H.T. Burleigh. (Statement Of Responsibility). For high voice with piano. Words printed as text on p. [1]. "Specially composed for and sung by Mme Shcumann-Heink." acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Sheet Music (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: W. Maxwell Music - Burleigh, H. T. (harry Thacker) - Burleigh, Louise A. - Burleigh, H. T.
    • Date: 1903

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  • Notated Music

    Ethiopia saluting the colors song

    sheet music | 1 score (10 p.) ; 35 cm. | the poem by Walt Whitman ; the music by H.T. Burleigh. (Statement Of Responsibility). For low voice with piano. "Dedicated to and sung by Mr. Herbert Witherspoon." acquire 1 shelf copy [policy default] (Selection Decision). Sheet Music (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: G. Ricordi - Burleigh, H. T. (harry Thacker) - Whitman, Walt - Burleigh, H. T.
    • Date: 1915

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  • Notated Music

    The old man's love-song Three songs for low voice

    sheet music | Title for music also given as "Op. 32, No. 3." (General). Back cover has the first pages for "Four songs from Victor Herbert's grand opera 'Natoma.'" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: G. Schirmer - Farwell, Arthur
    • Date: 1912

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  • Notated Music

    The Sword of Bunker Hill

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Brainard's Sons Co. - Covert - M., D. J. - Wallace, Wm. Ross
    • Date: 1913

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  • Notated Music

    Still float spangled banner

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. T. Gordon - Cross - Gibbons, J.
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    Skedaddle

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson & Co. - Danskin, Geo
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    An Ode to Washington (A Song for my countrymen)

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Firth, Pond & Co. - Drayton, Henri
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    What will they tell our children when this sad war is o'er

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wm. A. Pond & Co. - Hobbs, J. W. - Frodsham, Jennie Seguin
    • Date: 1864

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  • Notated Music

    Star spangled flag of our land

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wm. A. Pond & Co. - Koenigsberg, F.
    • Date: 1865

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  • Notated Music

    The star-gemmed flag

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Firth, Pond & Co. - Maeder, Ja's. Gaspard - Taylor, Fitch W.
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    A Soldier is my beau

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side p. 5 missing Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: John J. Daly - Mahon, John
    • Date: 1862

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  • Notated Music

    The standard of the free

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: John J. Daly - Mahon, John
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    To arms! To arms!

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: John J. Daly - Sullivan, Thomas D. - Hayward, J. Harry
    • Date: 1862

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  • Notated Music

    Song for the Union

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Dressler's Music Store - Comfield, Amelia
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    The Watchword, liberty or death

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side pp. 3 & 4 printed askew Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wm. Hall & Son - Thomas, J. R. - Morris, George P.
    • Date: 1860

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  • Notated Music

    Somebody's darling

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wm. A. Pond & Co. - Weld, Leon C.
    • Date: 1866

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