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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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  • Notated Music

    Guadacanal March [from Victory at Sea]

    manuscript score | 5 p. | From the Richard Rodgers Collection. "The Guadalcanal March" by Richard Rodgers Copyright (c) 1952 by Williamson Music Copyright Renewed. International Copyright Secured All Rights Reserved. (Copyright Notice). Manuscript Score (Form).

    • Contributor: Rodgers, Richard

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  • Notated Music

    Semper paratus

    sheet music | 4 p., 6 x 10 in. | "Semper Paratus" made available here by W.B. Music Corporation, Warner Brother Inc., Warner Brothers Music Division (Copyright Notice). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Sam Fox - Boskerck, Francis Saltus Van, Capt
    • Date: 1938

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  • Notated Music

    Army air corps march

    sheet music | 6p., 7 x 11 | "The U.S. Air Force" Words & Music by Robert Crawford Copyright © 1939, 1942, 1951 by Carl Fischer, Inc. Copyrights renewed. All Rights assigned to Carl Fischer, LLC. International copyright secured. All rights reserved. Used with permission. (Copyright Notice). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Carl Fischer - Crawford, Robert
    • Date: 1940

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  • Notated Music

    You're a grand old flag

    sheet music | 8 p. | Copyright 1906. (Copyright). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: F. A. Mills - Cohan, George M. (george Michael)
    • Date: 1906

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  • Notated Music

    You're a grand old rag

    sheet music | 5 p. | Copyright 1906. English copyright secured. (Copyright). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: F. A. Mills - Cohan, George M. (george Michael)
    • Date: 1906

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  • Notated Music

    The yankee doodle boy

    sheet music | 11 p. | Copyright 1904. English copyright secured. (Copyright). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: F. A. Mills - Cohan, George M. (george Michael)
    • Date: 1904

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  • Notated Music

    I'll be home for Christmas

    sheet music | LC Copyright deposit from 1943; printer's blank cover. "I'll Be Home for Christmas" made available here by Gannon & Kent Music Company, 9765 Sunland Blvd., Sunland, CA 91040 Recording of "I'll Be Home for Christmas" made available here with permission from BMG Music, 1540 Broadway, New York, NY 10036 (Copyright Notice). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Charles Warren - Kent, Walter - Gannon, Kim
    • Date: 1943

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  • Notated Music

    America, my country 'tis of thee

    sheet music | 5 p. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. T. Gordon - Ascher, Gustave
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    My country! 'Tis of thee

    sheet music | 1 p. | Tune: God save the king. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: C. Bradlee - [smith, Samuel Francis]
    • Date: 1832
  • Notated Music

    America the beautiful

    sheet music | 8p, 7 x 11 in. | Also includes "O peerless flag!" Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson Company - Fisher, William Arms - Bates, Katharine Lee
    • Date: 1917

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  • Notated Music

    The popular refrain of Glory, hallelujah

    sheet music | 4 p. | "As sung by the Federal volunteers throughout the union." Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson & Co.
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    Battle hymn of the republic

    sheet music | 4 p. | Written for the Atlantic monthly. Received by LC in 1890. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson & Co. - Steffe, William - Howe, Julia Ward
    • Date: 1890

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  • Notated Music

    The John Brown song, or Glory hallelujah

    sheet music | 4 p. | "With new and revised words." Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Root & Cady - Steffe, William
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    Columbia the gem of the ocean

    sheet music | 5 p. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Lee & Walker - Shaw, David T. - Becket, T.A.
    • Date: 1862

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  • Notated Music

    Columbia the land of the brave

    sheet music | 3 p. | Song later became popularly known as "Columbia, the gem of the ocean." Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: George Willig - Shaw, David T. - Beckett, T. A.
    • Date: 1843

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  • Notated Music

    Columbia the land of the brave

    sheet music | 2 p. | Arranged for the Spanish guitar. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: George Willig - Shaw, David T. - Blancjour, Fr.
    • Date: 1846

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  • Notated Music

    Hail Columbia, the favorite new federal song

    sheet music | 2 p. | "The favorite new federal song adapted to the Presidents march." Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hopkinson, J.

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  • Notated Music

    Hail Columbia

    sheet music | 5 p. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. T. Gordon - Gordon, S. T.
    • Date: 1862

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  • Notated Music

    The presidents march: a new federal song

    sheet music | 2 p. | Also contains a version of Yankee Doodle. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: G. Willig
    • Date: 1798

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  • Notated Music

    Stars and stripes forever

    sheet music | 6 p. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Sousa, John Philip
    • Date: 1898

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  • Notated Music

    The Anacreontic song

    sheet music | 3 p. | Full title: The Anacreontic song, as sung at the Crown & Anchor Tavern in the Strand. S3 in Star spangled books. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Bland's Music Warehouse - [smith, John Stafford] - Tomlinson, Ralph, Esq

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  • Notated Music

    The Anacreontic song

    sheet music | 3 p., 13 x 9 3/4 in. | "As sung at the Crown and Anchor Tavern in the Strand." First edition. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Longman and Broderip - [smith, John Stafford] - Tomlinson, Ralph
    • Date: 1779

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  • Notated Music

    The Anacreontic song

    sheet music | 2 p., 9 1/4 x 13 in. | This is likely the 3rd issue from after 1782. "As sung at the Crown and Anchor Tavern in the Strand." Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Longman and Broderip - [smith, John Stafford] - Tomlinson, Ralph
    • Date: 178?

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  • Notated Music

    The Star spangled banner a pariotic song

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 unnumbered pages) ; 35 cm | [words by Francis Scott Key] ; [music by John Stafford Smith]. (Statement Of Responsibility). For piano with interlinear words; first publication of music and lyrics; listed as no. 1 in bibliographical list compiled by J. Muller. Caption title. English words. (Language). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Printed and Sold at Carr's Music Store, 36 Baltimore Street - Smith, John Stafford - Key, Francis Scott
    • Date: 1814