Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • What is home without a mother. By Alice Hawthorne

    Song Sheet. print | 1 score | Music published by Firth, Pond & Co, New York. The name Alice Hawthorne is a pseudonym for Septimus Winner, 1827-1902. In English. (Language). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Hawthorne, Alice
    • Original Format: Books - Notated Music
    • Date: 1827
  • Interactive Maps - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Collections

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

  • New vocal instructor

    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: Arthur Clifton - Clifton, Arthur
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1820

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  • What is home without a mother. By Alice Hawthorne. H. De Marsan, Publisher, 54 Chatham Street, N. Y

    Song Sheet. print | 1 score | The name Alice Hawthorne is a pseudonym for Septimus Winner, 1827-1902. In English. (Language). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Hawthorne, Alice
    • Original Format: Books - Notated Music
    • Date: 1827
  • Ode to Washington, marcia funebre

    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: Dubois and Stodart - Horn, Charles E.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1828

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  • Concert of sacred music, Northhampton, Wednesday evening, Oct. 28, 1829

    Song Sheet. print | 1 score | Also includes: Immortality; Anthem; I will arise; Tilden; O haste with ev'ry gift inspir'd; Father of mercies; We seek a rest; When the son of man shall come; Child of mortality; Hallelujah chorus. In English. (Language). Print (Form).

    • Original Format: Books - Notated Music
    • Date: 1829
  • O ne'er to man [from] Ode to Washington

    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: Dubois and Stodart - Horn, C. E.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1828

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  • Yes, I would the the war were over. Answer to "When this cruel war is over." Words and music by Alice Hawthorne ... Johnson, Song Publisher, Phila

    Song Sheet. print | 1 score | Music published by Winner & Co., Philadelphia. The name Alice Hawthorne is a pseudonym for Septimus Winner, 1827-1902. In English. (Language). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Hawthorne, Alice
    • Original Format: Books - Notated Music
    • Date: 1827
  • Illustrated Sound Recordings - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Collections

    Performances of song and concerts from the Library of Congress are available on this site as well as interviews with performers and composers.

  • The pearly drops [from] Ode to Washington

    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: Dubois and Stodart - Horn, C. E.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1828

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  • Mild as the moonbeams which on fountains tremble [from] Kais, or love in the desert [and] Arlaxerxes

    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: E. Riley - Braham - Taylor, Alm
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1828

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  • Holy, holy, holy! Lord! 42nd hymn

    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: Clifton, A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1824

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  • Listen to the mocking bird. By Alice Hawthorne. Andrews, Printer, 38 Chatham Street, N. Y

    Song Sheet. print | 1 score | The name Alice Hawthorne is a pseudonym for Septimus Winner, 1827-1902. In English. (Language). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Hawthorne, Alice
    • Original Format: Books - Notated Music
    • Date: 1827
  • 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
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1828

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  • Curator Talks - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Collections

    The curators of the collections at the Library of Congress give more information about the history of song in the United States in these brief "Curator Talk" videos with the help of illustrations and audio clips.

  • Yes, I would the war were over, words and music by Alice Hawthorne

    Song Sheet. print | 1 score | Illustration missing. Answer to "When this cruel war is over." The name Alice Hawthorne is a pseudonym for Septimus Winner, 1827-1902. In English. (Language). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Hawthorne, Alice
    • Original Format: Books - Notated Music
    • Date: 1827
  • A Solemn warning to dancers

    Book. print | 4 p. : 1 ill. ; 18 cm. | Caption title. "No. 28." Source: Gift of John J. and Hanna M. McManus and Morris N. and Chesley V. Young, Oct. 12, 1955. 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: Published by N. Bangs and J. Emory for the Tract Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1824

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  • Yes, I would the the war were over. Answer to "When this cruel war is over." Words and music by Alice Hawthorne ... Johnson, Song Publisher, Phila

    Song Sheet. print | 1 score | Music published by Winner & Co., Philadelphia. The name Alice Hawthorne is a pseudonym for Septimus Winner, 1827-1902. In English. (Language). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Hawthorne, Alice
    • Original Format: Books - Notated Music
    • Date: 1827
  • The chorister, a collection of chants and melodies, op. 12

    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: Carr - Carr, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1821

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  • About this Collection - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Collections

    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 which ...

  • Timeline - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Collections

    Explore the relationship between cultural and historical events to American song on this timeline.

  • Historical Topics - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - 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.

  • Masonic ode

    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: Carr - Pucitta - Carr, Benjamin - Tappan, W.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1821

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  • Elements of the art of dancing with a description of the principal figures in the quadrille

    Statistics. Book. print | vi, [9]-98 p. 2 pl. (incl. front.) 18 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: Printed for the Author, and Sold by F. Pillans [Etc.] - Strathy, Alexander
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1822

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  • The cruel fishing trip. Tune: O! cruel, &c. May 1, 1821

    Song Sheet. print | 1 score | In English. (Language). Print (Form).

    • Original Format: Books - Notated Music
    • Date: 1821