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  • Notated Music

    From mesa and plain : Indian cowboy and Negro sketches for pianoforte

    musical score | 17 p. ; 35 cm. | Navajo war dance -- Pawnee horses -- Prarie miniature -- Wa-Wan choral -- Plantation melody. (Content). Song 2 transcribed by Edwin S. Tracy. Song 5 recorded by Alice Haskell (General). "Volume IV [Spring Quarter - Part II] No. 28." (Source Note). Musical Score (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Farwell, Arthur - Tracy, Edwin S. - Haskell, Alice
    • Date: 1905

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  • Notated Music

    Four songs

    vocal score | 21 p. ; 35 cm. | Faery song / by Henry F. Gilbert -- The only voice / by William J. McCoy -- Serenade -- What are we two? / by Gena Branscombe (Content). Words to 1st song by Yeats, to 2nd by Weil, to 3rd and 4th by Browning. (General). "Volume IV [Summer Quarter - Part I] No. 29." (Source ...

    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Gilbert, Henry F. (henry Franklin Belknap) - McCoy, William Johnston - Branscombe, Gena - Yeats, W. (william Butler) - Weil, Oscar - Browning, Robert - Gilbert, Henry F.
    • Date: 1905

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  • Notated Music

    Two compositions for pianoforte

    musical score | 21 p. ; 35 cm. | Mazurka / by Arthur Shepherd -- Intermezzo / by John Beach (Content). "Volume IV [Summer Quarter - Part II] No. 30." (Source Note). Musical Score (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Shepherd, Arthur - Beach, John Parsons
    • Date: 1905

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  • Notated Music

    Celtic studies : Four songs by Henry F. Gilbert

    vocal score | 24 p. ; 35 cm. | Words of 1st song by Todhunter, 2nd by Macleod, 3rd by Chesson, 4th by anonymous. (General). "Volume IV [Autumn Quarter - Part I] No. 31." (Source Note). Vocal Score (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Gilbert, Henry F. (henry Franklin Belknap) - Todhunter, John - Chesson, Nora - Macleod, Fiona - Gilbert, Henry F.
    • Date: 1905

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  • Notated Music

    Theme and variations, Op. 1

    musical score | 21 p. ; 35 cm. | "Volume IV [Autumn Quarter - Part II] No. 32. For pianoforte." (Source Note). Musical Score (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Shepherd, Arthur
    • Date: 1905

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  • Notated Music

    Four songs

    vocal score | 18 p. ; 35 cm. | The city of sleep / by Arthur Reginald Little -- Take, o, take those lips away / by John Beach -- Take, o, take those lips away / by Frederic Ayres -- Eskimo love song / by Stanley R. Avery (Content). Words for 1st song by Rudyard Kipling, 2nd and 3rd by William Shakespeare from ...

    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Little, Arthur Reginald - Beach, John Parsons - Ayres, Frederic - Avery, Stanley R. (stanley Robert) - Kipling, Rudyard - Shakespeare, William - Lamont, Frances C.
    • Date: 1906

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  • Notated Music

    Impressions of the Wa-Wan ceremony of the Omahas

    musical score | 21 p. ; 35 cm. | Receiving the messenger -- Nearing the village -- Song of approach -- Laying down the pipes -- Raising the pipes -- Invocation -- Song of peace -- Choral (Content). "Volume V [Summer Quarter - Part II] No. 38. For Pianoforte." (Source Note). Musical Score (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Farwell, Arthur
    • Date: 1906

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  • Notated Music

    Memory, a song cycle

    vocal score | 19 p. ; 35 cm. | Names on music are E. R. Kroener and Elizabeth K. Reynolds (General). Grey skies and leafless trees -- Bird notes are hushed -- Oh memory! Our joy art thou, and pain - Life! Thou art fair -- A stretch of burning sand -- Life! Thou art fair -- What mocks the garish light of summer ...

    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Kroeger, Ernest Richard - Reynolds, Elizabeth
    • Date: 1906

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  • Notated Music

    Ballad, op. 3

    musical score | 14 p. ; 35 cm. | "Volume V [Autumn Quarter - Part II] No. 40. For pianoforte." (Source Note). Musical Score (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Kreider, Noble W. (noble Wickham) - Kreider, Noble W.
    • Date: 1906

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  • Book

    Six ballads from the poem of the Lady of the Lake

    sheet music | 6 nos., unpaged. fol. | Sheet Music (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Carr & Schetky - Carr, Benjamin
    • Date: 1810

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  • Book

    Symphonic concerto, piano & orchestra, op. 17, G minor; arr

    sheet music | score (73 p.) 36 cm. | Sheet Music (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Oldberg, Arne
    • Date: 1907

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  • Book

    Treemonisha

    • Contributor: Scott Joplin - Joplin, Scott
    • Date: 1911

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  • Book

    The Anacreontick Song

    It is this edition from which most claims of Smith's authorship of the tune come. While it is accepted that he did the arrangement for the tune, other initial sources for the melody have been given as an old hunting song or traditional bar song. Published in "A fifth book of canzonets, catches, canons & glees, sprightly and plaintive, with a part for the ...

    • Contributor: "printed for the Author" - Smith, John Stafford - [tomlinson, Ralph]
    • Date: 1799

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  • Book

    The Boston glee book, consisting of an extensive collection of glees, madrigals, and rounds

    print | 264 p. ; 19 x 26 cm. | by Lowell Mason and George J. Webb. (Statement Of Responsibility). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: J. H. Wilkins & R. Carter, and G. W. Palmer & Co. - Mason, Lowell - Webb, George James
    • Date: 1838

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  • Notated Music

    Hesper [Op. 6, no. 2]

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Song for high voice. Poem by Henry Van Dyke." (Source Note). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Ayres, Frederic - Van Dyke, Henry
    • Date: 1911

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  • Notated Music

    Where the bee sucks, op. 3, no. 2

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "To Mr. Allen Byrne. From The Tempest." (Source Note). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Ayres, Frederic - Shakespeare, William
    • Date: 1907

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  • Notated Music

    Sea dirge

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "From The Tempest" (Source Note). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Ayres, Frederic - Shakespeare, William
    • Date: 1907

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  • Notated Music

    On a balcony

    sheet music | 7 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Avery, Stanley R. (stanley Robert) - Sherman, Frank Dempster - Avery, Stanley R.
    • Date: 1907

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  • Notated Music

    Kinderwacht A slumber song

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Fliegendes Blatt, a German publication, is given as author of the lyrics. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Andersen, Arthur Olaf
    • Date: 1909

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  • Notated Music

    Mother's rocking chair Song

    manuscript | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Manuscript (Form).

    • Contributor: Avery, Stanley R. (stanley Robert) - Shepard, Earl W. - Avery, Stanley

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  • Notated Music

    Sleep, then, ah sleep!

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Branscombe, Gena - Le Gallienne, Richard
    • Date: 1906

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  • Notated Music

    Autumn song

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Beach, John Parsons - Rossetti, Dante Gabriel
    • Date: 1903

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  • Notated Music

    ' Twas in a world of living leaves

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Beach, John Parsons - Henley, William Ernest
    • Date: 1903

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  • Notated Music

    Is she not pure gold

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Beach, John Parsons - Browning, Robert
    • Date: 1907

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  • Notated Music

    To a painter, from Songs from the Greek. Op. 15, no. 6. Original key, G.

    sheet music | 6 + 1 p. ; 35 cm. | Inserted sheet with lyrics in German, has melody in Bb. This is from the edition for high voice. (General). "From "Songs from the Greek." Original Key G." (Source Note). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Freer, Eleanor Everest - Anacreon - Moore, Thomas
    • Date: 1907

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