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  • Notated Music

    The lonely rose set to music for soprano solo and chorus of women's voices with pianoforte accompaniment, op. 43

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (14 p.) ; 36 cm. | by Margaret Ruthven Lang ; words by Philip Bourke Marston. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. Chorus: SSAA. Published: Boston : A.P. Schmidt, 1906. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Manuscript Score (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Lang, Margaret Ruthven - Marston, Philip Bourke - A.P. Schmidt Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906

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  • Notated Music

    Nonsense rhymes and pictures Old person of Cassel

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (6 p.) ; 35 cm. | words by Edward Lear ; music by Margaret Ruthven Lang. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. For chorus (SATB) and piano. Caption title. "For mixed voices" crossed out in pencil. Published: Boston : A.P. Schmidt, 1909. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Manuscript Score (Form). ...

    • Contributor: Lang, Margaret Ruthven - Lear, Edward - A.P. Schmidt Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1905

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  • Notated Music

    More nonsense rhymes and pictures Old man with a beard

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (5 p.) ; 35 cm. | words by Edward Lear ; music by Margaret Ruthven Lang. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. For chorus (SATB) and piano. Caption title. "For mixed voices," "words by," and "music by" crosed out in pencil. Published: Boston : A.P. Schmidt, 1909. Typescript of poem attached to caption. Also available in digital form on the ...

    • Contributor: Lang, Margaret Ruthven - Lear, Edward - A.P. Schmidt Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1907

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  • Notated Music

    I bring you heartsease (trio)

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (7 p.) ; 35 cm. | Gena Branscombe ; words by G.B. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, in ink, with additions and corrections in pencil. For chorus (SSA) with piano. Composed in F major. Upper left corner, "Octavo Press (Women's Voices) no. 678" and lower left corner, "A.P.S. 10819" in ink. Copyright dates stamped on bottom center of [1] ...

    • Contributor: Branscombe, Gena
    • Date: 1916

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  • Notated Music

    In Arcady by moonlight for women's voices

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (7 p.) ; 33 cm. | Holograph. For chorus (SSA) with piano. Caption title. Subtitle "for women's voices" crossed out in pencil and changed "(trio)" in pencil. "Octavo series (Women's voices)"--Upper left corner in pencil. Copyright dates in pencil on bottom center of [1] p.: copyright 1913 by Arthur P. Schmidt; copyright 1914 by Arthur P. Schmidt. Manuscript ...

    • Contributor: Branscombe, Gena - Banning, Kendall
    • Date: 1914

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  • Notated Music

    Ol' Marse Winter (trio)

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (8 p.) ; 30 cm. | Gena Branscombe ; [words by] Mary Alice Ogden. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, in ink, with additions and corrections in pencil. For chorus (SSA) with piano. Caption title. Subtitle "for women's voices" crossed out in in ink. "Octavo series (Women's voices)"--Upper left corner in ink "A.P.S. 10453"--Lower left corner in ink. Copyright dates ...

    • Contributor: Branscombe, Gena - Ogden, Mary Alice
    • Date: 1914

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  • Notated Music

    The morning wind (trio)

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (7 p.) ; 33 cm. | Gena Branscombe ; Kendall Banning. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, in ink. For chorus (SSA) with piano. Caption title. Subtitle "for women's voices" crossed out in pencil and changed "(trio)" in pencil. "Octavo series (women's voices)"--Upper left corner in pencil. Copyright dates in pencil on bottom center of [1] p.: copyright 1913 by ...

    • Contributor: Branscombe, Gena - Banning, Kendall
    • Date: 1914

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  • Notated Music

    Elfin song

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (15 p.) ; 27 x 34 cm. | [words by] Joshua Rodman Drake (from The culprit fay) ; [music by] G.W. Chadwick. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. For chorus (SSAA) and piano. Caption title. "To S.L. Herrman and the Treble Clef Club, Philadelphia." Published: Boston : A.P. Schmidt, 1910. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Chadwick, G. W. (george Whitefield) - Drake, Joseph Rodman - A.P. Schmidt Collection (library of Congress) - Chadwick, G. W.
    • Date: 1910

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  • Notated Music

    Inconstancy

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (3 p.) ; 27 x 34 cm. | [words by] Shakespeare ; [music by] G.W. Chadwick. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. For chorus (SSAA) and optional piano. Caption title. "To S.L. Herrman and the Treble Clef Club, Philadelphia." Published: Boston : A.P. Schmidt, 1910. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). ...

    • Contributor: Chadwick, G. W. (george Whitefield) - Shakespeare, William - A.P. Schmidt Collection (library of Congress) - Chadwick, G. W.
    • Date: 1910

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  • Notated Music

    Songs, women's voices, instrumental ensemble op. 16 Voice of my beloved

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score ([13] p.) ; 36 cm. | the words selected from The song of Solomon ; [music by Mabel W. Daniels]. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. For chorus (SSA), 2 violins, and piano. At head of title: No. II. Published: Boston : A.P. Schmidt, 1911. Accompanied by revisions in the form of holograph partial page overlays, as well as photocopies ...

    • Contributor: Daniels, Mabel W. (mabel Wheeler) - A.P. Schmidt Collection (library of Congress) - Daniels, Mabel W.
    • Date: 1911

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  • Notated Music

    Songs op. 68 Jumblies

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score ([14] p.) ; 36 cm. | Arthur Foote ; the poem is by Edward Lear. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, in ink, with additions and corrections in pencil. Caption title. For chorus (SATB) with piano. Words ( II-III, V-VI) written on two pieces of paper, in ink pasted on verso of cover. "Octavo series (mixed voices)"--Upper left corner in ...

    • Contributor: Foote, Arthur - Lear, Edward
    • Date: 1908

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  • Notated Music

    Songs op. 68 Wind and the day

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score ([9] p.) ; 36 cm. | Arthur Foote ; the poem is by Andrew Lang. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, in ink, with additions and corrections in pencil. Caption title. For chorus (SATB) with piano. "Octavo series (mixed voices) no. 120"--Upper left corner in ink. "A.P.S. 8130"--Lower left corner in ink. Copyright dates in ink on bottom center of ...

    • Contributor: Foote, Arthur - Lang, Andrew
    • Date: 1908

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  • Notated Music

    Fanfare for the common man

    manuscript score | 4 p. of ms. music ; 34 cm. | Original manuscript score, in pencil. (c) Copyright 1944 by The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc. Copyright Renewed. Used by permission of Boosey & Hawkes, Inc., Sole Publisher & Licensee. (Copyright Notice). Manuscript Score (Form).

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Date: 1942

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  • Audio Recording

    Spanish rhapsody

    Coupling date: 7/10/1916. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): Hungarian serenade / Alessios Mandolin Quartet.

    • Contributor: Salvetti, S. - Alessios Mandolin Quartet - Edison
    • Date: 1916
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    La sonnambula. Ah! non credia mirarti

    Coupling date: 5/11/1915. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: soprano solo in Italian, orchestra accompaniment. With (reverse side): Explanatory talk / Harry E. Humphrey.

    • Contributor: Bellini, Vincenzo - Case, Anna - Edison
    • Date: 1915
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    O patria mia--Aida

    Coupling date: 3/16/1916. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: soprano with orchestra, in Italian. With (reverse side): Explanatory talk / Harry E. Humphrey.

    • Contributor: Verdi, Giuseppe - Rappold, Marie - Edison
    • Date: 1916
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    Vesti la giubba--I Pagliacci

    Coupling date: 3/5/1917. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor with orchestra, in Italian. With (reverse side): Explanatory talk.

    • Contributor: Leoncavallo, Ruggiero - Ciccolini, Guido - Edison
    • Date: 1917
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    Caprice Espagnol

    Coupling date: 1/29/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: violin solo. With (reverse side): Souvenir / Albert Spalding.

    • Contributor: Spalding, Albert - Benoist, André - Edison
    • Date: 1919
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    Second Hungarian rhapsodie, part I

    Coupling date: 11/22/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: piano solo. With (reverse side): Second Hungarian rhapsodie, pt. II / Sergei Rachmaninoff.

    • Contributor: Liszt, Franz - Rachmaninoff, Sergei - Edison
    • Date: 1920
  • Audio Recording

    Prelude in C sharp minor op. 3

    Coupling date: 3/12/1920. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: piano solo. With (reverse side): Polka de W.R. / Sergei Rachmaninoff.

    • Contributor: Rachmaninoff, Sergei - Edison
    • Date: 1920
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    Quand' ero paggio

    Coupling date: 9/7/1921. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: bass with orchestra, in Italian; titles listed as (a) and (b). With (reverse side): Quartet - Bella figlia dell amore / Odette Le Fontenay, Elizabeth Spencer, Max Bloch, Arthur Middleton.

    • Contributor: Verdi, Giuseppe - Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus - Middleton, Arthur - Edison
    • Date: 1921
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    Elegie

    Coupling date: 12/13/1917. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor solo in French. With (reverse side): 'O solo mio / Guido Ciccolini.

    • Contributor: Massenet, Jules - Ciccolini, Guido - Edison
    • Date: 1918
  • Notated Music

    Three Arabian dances

    Instrumental parts | 128 p., 13 1/2 x 9 7/8 in. | Three Arabian dances (1. Caravan 2. By the fountain 3. Bedouin)/ Montague Ring--Fluttering birds (Duet for two piccolos)/ Jean Gennin. (Content). Copyright, MCMXX, by Chappel & Co. Ltd. (Copyright). Cover 4 p., 14 1/4 x 10 3/8 in. Published as The Army Band Journal, No. 479. Instrumental Parts (Form).

    • Contributor: Chappell and Co. - Ring, Montague - Godfrey, Dan
    • Date: 1920

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  • Notated Music

    Inspiration

    Instrumental parts | 104 p., 10 1/2 x 7 in. | Parts: 1st cornet in B-flat-conductor, ripieno cornet in B-flat, 2nd cornet in B-flat, 3rd & 4th conets in B-flat, soprano cornet in E-flat, piccolo in E-flat, 1st clarinet in B-flat, 2nd clarinet in B-flat, clarinet in E-flat, solo tenor in E-flat, 1st tenor in E-flat, 2nd tenor in E-flat, 1st baritone in B-flat, ...

    • Contributor: Boosey & Co. - Everett, L.C. - Hume, J. Ord
    • Date: 1907

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  • Notated Music

    Clorinda

    Instrumental parts | 104 p., 10 1/2 x 7 in. | Parts: 1st cornet in B-flat-conductor, ripieno cornet in B-flat, 2nd cornet in B-flat, 3rd & 4th conets in B-flat, soprano cornet in E-flat, piccolo in E-flat, 1st clarinet in B-flat, 2nd clarinet in B-flat, clarinet in E-flat, solo tenor in E-flat, 1st tenor in E-flat, 2nd tenor in E-flat, 1st baritone in B-flat, ...

    • Contributor: Boosey & Co. - Ring, Montague - Hume, J. Ord
    • Date: 1907

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