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Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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    Watchman, tell us of the night. Alfred Mudge & Son, printers,...

    Song Sheet. print | 1 score | Appears on page 2 of program for World's peace jubilee, and International musical festival. In English. (Language). Print (Form).

    • Date: 1872

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    Eliza Jane. Address Winthrop Packard, 180 Tremont Street, Bos...

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

    • Date: 1895
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    Ellsworth song. Air: Glory, Hallelujah. Published by S. O. Th...

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

    • Date: 1861

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    Freedom's songs! For the Campaign of 1856! John C. Fremont. A...

    Song Sheet. print | 1 score | Includes: Freedom's appeal, Freedom's dawn, Freedom's battle song, and The freemen's song. In English. (Language). Print (Form).

    • Date: 1856
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    John Brown. Origin, Fort Warren. Music arranged by C. B. Mars...

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

    • Date: 1861
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    The Lawrence disaster. By Jason E. Cowden. Lowell, Jan. 20th...

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

    • Date: 1860
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    To the Baltimore poet, Thomas H. M-rr-s, author of "How they ...

    Song Sheet. print | 1 score | Signed by: Mephistophiles K. G. S. In English. (Language). Print (Form).

    • Date: 1862
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    Leonard Bernstein, 1918-1990

    Biography. Bernstein died in New York on October 14, 1990.

    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
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    Arthur Foote (1853-1937)

    Biography. Apart from his notoriety as a composer, Foote was highly regarded as a teacher and writer. He served as a guest lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1911, and taught piano at the New England Conservatory between 1921 and 1937. He co-authored a theory text with Walter R. Spalding, Modern Harmony in Its Theory and Practice (1905, reprinted in 1969 and ...

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    Henry F. Gilbert (1868-1928)

    Biography. In 1905 he wrote Americanesque, which was a suite for orchestra based on minstrel show tunes. His first major success was Comedy Overture on Negro Themes (1910) for orchestra. He completed a work based on Creole music in 1908, but it was refused a public performance in Boston because of its hybrid style. Gilbert rewrote the work as a ballet, and The Dance ...

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    Daniel Gregory Mason (1873-1953)

    Biography. In 1913, Mason studied in Paris with Vincent d'Indy, who became his primary compositional influence. A fervent classicist, Mason's instrumental works include three symphonies, more than a dozen chamber pieces, several keyboard compositions, and other orchestral works and transcriptions. He is best known as a composer for his festival overture Chanticleer (1928) and his three symphonies, especially the Lincoln Symphony (1936). His vocal ...

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    Arthur B. Whiting (1861-1936)

    Biography. Whiting did not create a large body of work. When asked about his limited productivity, he replied, tongue-in-cheek, that he had been associating with the masters much too long to tolerate his own music any longer. One of his students, however, noted, "As he grew older he came, I think, to regret more rather than less this inhibition of the creative by the ...

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    Dancing and prompting, etiquette and deportment of society an...

    Book. print | 48 p. 17 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: White, Smith & Co. - Bonstein (professor) - Bonstein
    • Date: 1884

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    Dancing at home and abroad

    Book. print | 104 p. 20 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: O. Ditson & Co. - Cleveland, C. H. (jr) - Cleveland, C. H.
    • Date: 1878

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    Prompter's pocket instruction book

    Book. print | 1 p.l., 49 p. diagrs. 17 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: White-Smith Music Publishing Co. - Elmwell, L. H.
    • Date: 1892

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    The scholars companion containing a choice collection of cot...

    Book. print | 16 p. ; 16 cm. (8vo) | Signatures: [A]♯ B♯. The foot of the title-page is torn off, and the date as given above is supplied in pencil. 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 by D. Bowen, at the Columbian Museum Press, for the Author - Fraisier, M. J. C.
    • Date: 1796

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    The prompter's hand book

    Book. print | 88 p. 16 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: O. Ditson Co. - French, J. A.
    • Date: 1893

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    The pocket ball-room prompter containing calls for the diffe...

    Book. print | 47, [1] p. 10 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: O. Ditson & Co. - Howe, Elias
    • Date: 1886

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    American dancing master, and ball-room prompter containing ab...

    Book. print | 160 p. illus. 17 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: E. Howe - Howe, Elias
    • Date: 1862

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    The nature and tendency of balls seriously and candidly cons...

    Book. print | 50 p. ; 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: Printed by M. & W.H. Mann - Ide, Jacob
    • Date: 1819

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    The prompter's own book or, Rowe's calls for the ball room. ...

    Book. print | [9] p. 18 cm. | Cover-title. 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: G. H. Rowe - Rowe, Geo. H. (george H.) - Rowe, Geo. H.
    • Date: 1878

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    Howe's complete ball-room hand book containing upwards of thr...

    Book. print | 118 p. illus. 16 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: Ditson & Co. - Howe, Elias
    • Date: 1858

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