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    The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    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 ...

    • Date: 1581

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    The daisies

    sound recording | Recorded at the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, on December 7, 2004 (Date). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Barber, Samuel - Hampson, Thomas - Stephens, James - Rieger, Wolfram
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    Night wanderers

    Recorded at the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, on December 7, 2004 (Date). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction).

    • Contributor: Barber, Samuel - Davies, W. H. (william Henry) - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
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    Rain has fallen

    Recorded at the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, on December 7, 2004 (Date). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction).

    • Contributor: Barber, Samuel - Joyce, James - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
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    Solitary hotel

    Recorded at the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, on December 7, 2004 (Date). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction).

    • Contributor: Barber, Samuel - Joyce, James - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
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    As Adam early in the morning

    Recorded at the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, on December 7, 2004 (Date). Courtesy of C. F. Peters Corp., www.edition-peters.com (Copyright Notice). 30 seconds (Extent). Due to copyright restrictions, only excerpts from this item are available. (Standard Restriction).

    • Contributor: Rorem, Ned - Whitman, Walt - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
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    Memories

    Recorded at the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, on December 7, 2004 (Date).

    • Contributor: Ives, Charles - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
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    The boatmen's dance

    Recorded at the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, on December 7, 2004 (Date). Courtesy of Boosey & Hawkes, www.boosey.com (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction).

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron - Emmett, Daniel Decatur - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
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    With rue my heart is laden

    sound recording | Recorded in Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress (Venue). Recorded on December 7, 2004 (Date). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Barber, Samuel - Housman, A. E. (alfred Edward) - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Date: 2004
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    Zion's walls

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. | From Aaron Copland's 81st Birthday Concert: Great Performances from the Library of Congress, Vol. 9 (BRIDGE 9046) (Source). Used courtesy of Bridge Records, www.bridgerecords.com (Copyright Notice). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Bridge Records - Copland, Aaron - Degaetani, Jan - Smit, Leo
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    At the river

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. | Used courtesy of Bridge Records, www.bridgerecords.com (Copyright Notice). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Bridge Records - Copland, Aaron - Degaetani, Jan - Smit, Leo
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    The year's at the spring, Op. 44, No. 1

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. | From Songs of Amy Beach (BRIDGE 9182) (Source). Used courtesy of Bridge Records, www.bridgerecords.com (Copyright Notice). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Beach, H. H. A. - Mason, Patrick - Polk, Joanne
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    Ah, love, but a day!, Op. 44, No. 2

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. | From Songs of Amy Beach (BRIDGE 9182) (Source). Used courtesy of Bridge Records, www.bridgerecords.com (Copyright Notice). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Bridge Records - Beach, H. H. A. - Mason, Patrick - Polk, Joanne
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    Interview with Barbara Kates

    sound recording | 1 audio recording ; 39 min. | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Kates, Barbara - Brown, Nicholas A.
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    Interview with Esther Geller

    sound recording | 1 audio recording ; 65 min. | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Brown, Nicholas A. - Geller, Esther
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    Interview with Martin Boykan

    sound recording | 1 audio recording ; 61 min. | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Boykan, Martin - Brown, Nicholas A. - Boykin, Martin