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  • Notated Music

    Soldiers of Zion Jewish national anthem

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

    • Contributor: The Jewish Morning Journal - Rosenfeld, Morris - Arnstein, Ira
    • Date: 1918

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  • Notated Music

    Eili, Eili (The only original version)

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 31 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Maurice Richmond Music Co. - Sandler, Jacob Koppel - Isaacson, Charles D.
    • Date: 1919

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    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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    Adams and liberty

    "Adams and liberty" is written to the tune of the Anacreontic song, and this is believed to be the first American book publication of the music of that song. Published in "The American musical miscellany," pages 211-218. Author was christened Thomas Paine, and changed his name after the piece was published.

    • Contributor: A. Wright, for D. Wright and Company - [smith, John Stafford?] - [paine Jr., Robert Treat]
    • Date: 1798

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  • Book

    Anacreon in heaven [et al.]

    This edition is regarded as the one most likely owned by Key and most likely to have influenced his selection of the Anacreontic song to be the melody for his poem. Published in "The Baltimore musical miscellany," pages 26-30 (volume I) -- has another poem to be sung to the Anacreontic song at pp 29-30.

    • Contributor: Sower & Cole - [smith, John Stafford?] - [tomlinson, Ralph]
    • Date: 1804

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  • Book

    Boston patriotic song [Adams and liberty]

    Lyrics only -- tune called for is "To Anacreon in Heaven." Printed in "A collection of songs" (Charles Dibdin, compiler?), pages 326-328.

    • Contributor: J. Bioren for H. & P. Rice - [paine Jr., Robert Treat]
    • Date: 1799

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  • Book

    To Anacreon in heaven

    First American book printing of the words and music of "To Anacreon in heaven." Published in "Nightingale. A collection of the most popular, ancient, & modern songs; set to music." (Samuel Larkin, compiler), pages 188-191.

    • Contributor: William and Daniel Treadwell - [smith, John Stafford?] - [tomlinson, Ralph]
    • Date: 1804

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    [ Facsimile of Keim manuscript]

    manuscript | 1 manuscript photostat, mounted on cardboard | This copy of the Star spangled banner was written by Key in 1842 for his friend Gen. George Keim of Reading, PA. (Content). Inscription at bottom: "to Gen. Keim." Part of an assortment of uncatalogued clippings and photostats relating to the Star Spangled Banner, housed in the Music Division. Manuscript (Form).

    • Contributor: Key, F. S.
    • Date: 1842
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    [ Facsimile of first newspaper printing of The star spangled banner]

    1 photostat of newspaper article | Published in the" Baltimore Patriot and Evening Advertiser." Part of an assortment of uncatalogued clippings and photostats relating to the Star Spangled Banner, housed in the Music Division.

    • Contributor: Munroe & French - [key, Francis Scott]
    • Date: 1814-09-20
  • Notated Music

    Camp songs of the United States Army and Navy

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 unnumbered pages) ; 29 cm | collected by Kenneth S. Clark, representing the War Department Commission on training camp activities. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: The Evening and Sunday Star
    • Date: 1917

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  • Notated Music

    Join the army

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 unnumbered pages) ; 22 cm | lyrics by Irving A. Silberman. (Statement Of Responsibility). Lyrics only. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Silberman Music Co. - Silberman, Irving A.
    • Date: 1917

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  • Notated Music

    Where we stand

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (* pages) ; 21 cm | For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Sahlin, George Adolph
    • Date: 1917

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  • Notated Music

    The Kaiser

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (* pages) ; 13 cm | For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Sahlin, George Adolph
    • Date: 1917

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  • Notated Music

    War time heart songs

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (* pages) ; 21 cm | For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Samuel, Laura C.
    • Date: 1919

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    Cuckoo! Cuckoo! All Sing Cuckoo!

    Sheet music | 14 x 10 ½ in. ; 6 p. | 1894 Presidential Campaign - anti-Grover Cleveland (General). John Morgan called Cleveland followers "cuckoos" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Emil Wulschner & Son - Flat Senior [pseud.] - C. Sharp Junior [pseud.]
    • Date: 1894

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    Ye Tailor Man Song and Chorus

    Sheet music | 14 x 10 3/4 in. ; 6 p. | 1868 Presidential Campaign - against Andrew Johnson (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Lyon & Healy - Foster, E.W.
    • Date: 1868

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    Hurrah! For Hays and Honest Ways! Campaign Song & Chorus

    Sheet music | 14 x 10 3/4 in. ; 6 p. | 1876 Presidential Campaign - Rutherford B. Hayes (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: John F. Perry & Co. - Foster, E.W.
    • Date: 1876

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    The Farmer's Dream A Campaign Song

    Sheet music | 14 x 10 3/4 in. ; 6 p. | 1896 Presidential Campaign - William McKinley (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Leander Fisher - Fisher, Leander - Sangster, Rena N.
    • Date: 1896

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    For Right and Dear "Old Glory"

    Sheet music | 14 x 10 ½ in, ; 6 p. | 1900 Presidential Campaign - William McKinley (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: American Publishing Co. - Hoorn, Hofwyl
    • Date: 1900

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    Vote for the Right Man

    Sheet music | 12 1/4 x 9 1/8 in. ; 4 p. | 1920 Presidential Campaign (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Emma A. Parker - Jay, Harry - Parker, Emma A.
    • Date: 1920

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    When Harrison Heard the Bugle's Call

    Sheet music | 13 3/4 x 10 3/4 in. ; 6 p. | 1892 Presidential Campaign - Benjamin Harrison incumbent (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: The John Church Co. - Montgomery, Charles R.
    • Date: 1892

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    Grant - A Nation's Hero Campaign Song

    Sheet music | 13 3/4 x 10 3/4 in. ; 6 p. | 1868 Presidential Campaign - Ulysses S. Grant (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Brainard & Sons - Rogers, W.T.
    • Date: 1868

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    Democracy's Lament

    Sheet music | 14 x 10 3/4 in. ; 6 p | 1896 Presidential Campaign - William McKinley (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Chas. E. Williams - E.A.S. - Williams, Charles Evarts
    • Date: 1896

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    Good Times Will Come In When Grover Goes Out

    Sheet music | 14 x 10 ½ in. ; 6 p. | 1896 Presidential Campaign - pro-Williams Jennings Bryan (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J.R. Bell - Scott, R.D. - Scott, R. D.
    • Date: 1896

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