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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

    Star-spangled banner

    sheet music | 4 p., 11 x 14 in. | Music has illustrated cover entitled: "Columbia, a collection of American national melodies." Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson and Co. - [smith, John Stafford] - Merkley, C. - [key, Francis Scott]
    • Date: 1877

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  • Notated Music

    Star spangled banner

    sheet music | 2 p., 12 1/4 x 9 3/4 in. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Bacon and Co. - [smith, John Stafford] - [key, Francis Scott]
    • Date: 1815

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  • Notated Music

    The star spangled banner

    sheet music | 4 p., 13 x 10 in. | Cover has color illustration. Transcribed for the piano by Ch. Voss. 50th edition. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: G. Andre and Co. - [smith, John Stafford] - Voss, Ch. - [key, Francis Scott]
    • Date: 1862

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  • Notated Music

    Star spangled banner

    sheet music | 2 p., 10 x 13 in. | Lyricist erroneously listed as "B. Key." Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: T. Carr Music Store - [smith, John Stafford] - [carr, T.] - [key, Francis Scott]
    • Date: 1821

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  • Notated Music

    The star spangled banner!

    sheet music | 4 p., 13 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. | Music comes with illustrated cover entitled: "Our country's songs." Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Firth, Pond and Co. - [smith, John Stafford] - Tucker, Henry - Key, Francis S.
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    La bandera de las estrellas

    sheet music | 4 p., 12 x 9 in. | Spanish translation by Francis Haffkine Snow. This version of the song was prepared by the U.S. Bureau of Education. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: G. Schirmer - Smith, John Stafford - Damrosch, Walter - Key, Francis Scott
    • Date: 1919

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  • Book

    The star spangled banner

    manuscript | 1 p. | Item contains an autographed manuscript of "The star spangled banner" in a red leather case. Also included are a portrait of Francis Scott Key, a copy of "The Star Spangled Banner (Second session)", an advertisement for the song, a hand-written manuscript, and an article. (Content). Manuscript (Form).

    • Contributor: Key, Francis Scott
    • Date: 1840

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  • Notated Music

    Star spangled banner

    musical score | 6 p., 17 x 11 in. | Chicago World's Fair version. Scanned from copy. Musical Score (Form).

    • Contributor: [smith, John Stafford] - Sousa, John Philip
    • Date: 1892

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  • Notated Music

    Library of Congress march

    Instrumental parts | 1 score (12 p.) + 23 parts ; 8 1/2" x 11" | Copyright 2003 by John Philip Sousa, Inc. (Copyright). Printed score and band parts. The march was begun by John Philip Sousa in 1931, but never completed. Stephen Bulla was able to finish and orchestrate the score by using Sousa's fragmentary sketches, a piano draft, and one page of ...

    • Contributor: Sousa, John Philip - Bulla, Stephen
    • Date: 2003