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  • Notated Music

    Alexander's ragtime band

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Ted Snyder Co., Inc - Berlin, Irving
    • Date: 1911

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  • Notated Music

    The lonely rose set to music for soprano solo and chorus of women's voices with pianoforte accompaniment, op. 43

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (14 p.) ; 36 cm. | by Margaret Ruthven Lang ; words by Philip Bourke Marston. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. Chorus: SSAA. Published: Boston : A.P. Schmidt, 1906. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Manuscript Score (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Lang, Margaret Ruthven - Marston, Philip Bourke - A.P. Schmidt Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906

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  • Notated Music

    Nonsense rhymes and pictures Old person of Cassel

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (6 p.) ; 35 cm. | words by Edward Lear ; music by Margaret Ruthven Lang. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. For chorus (SATB) and piano. Caption title. "For mixed voices" crossed out in pencil. Published: Boston : A.P. Schmidt, 1909. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Manuscript Score (Form). ...

    • Contributor: Lang, Margaret Ruthven - Lear, Edward - A.P. Schmidt Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1905

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  • Notated Music

    More nonsense rhymes and pictures Old man with a beard

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (5 p.) ; 35 cm. | words by Edward Lear ; music by Margaret Ruthven Lang. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. For chorus (SATB) and piano. Caption title. "For mixed voices," "words by," and "music by" crosed out in pencil. Published: Boston : A.P. Schmidt, 1909. Typescript of poem attached to caption. Also available in digital form on the ...

    • Contributor: Lang, Margaret Ruthven - Lear, Edward - A.P. Schmidt Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1907

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  • Notated Music

    I bring you heartsease (trio)

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (7 p.) ; 35 cm. | Gena Branscombe ; words by G.B. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, in ink, with additions and corrections in pencil. For chorus (SSA) with piano. Composed in F major. Upper left corner, "Octavo Press (Women's Voices) no. 678" and lower left corner, "A.P.S. 10819" in ink. Copyright dates stamped on bottom center of [1] ...

    • Contributor: Branscombe, Gena
    • Date: 1916

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  • Notated Music

    In Arcady by moonlight for women's voices

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (7 p.) ; 33 cm. | Holograph. For chorus (SSA) with piano. Caption title. Subtitle "for women's voices" crossed out in pencil and changed "(trio)" in pencil. "Octavo series (Women's voices)"--Upper left corner in pencil. Copyright dates in pencil on bottom center of [1] p.: copyright 1913 by Arthur P. Schmidt; copyright 1914 by Arthur P. Schmidt. Manuscript ...

    • Contributor: Branscombe, Gena - Banning, Kendall
    • Date: 1914

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  • Notated Music

    Ol' Marse Winter (trio)

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (8 p.) ; 30 cm. | Gena Branscombe ; [words by] Mary Alice Ogden. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, in ink, with additions and corrections in pencil. For chorus (SSA) with piano. Caption title. Subtitle "for women's voices" crossed out in in ink. "Octavo series (Women's voices)"--Upper left corner in ink "A.P.S. 10453"--Lower left corner in ink. Copyright dates ...

    • Contributor: Branscombe, Gena - Ogden, Mary Alice
    • Date: 1914

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  • Notated Music

    The morning wind (trio)

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (7 p.) ; 33 cm. | Gena Branscombe ; Kendall Banning. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, in ink. For chorus (SSA) with piano. Caption title. Subtitle "for women's voices" crossed out in pencil and changed "(trio)" in pencil. "Octavo series (women's voices)"--Upper left corner in pencil. Copyright dates in pencil on bottom center of [1] p.: copyright 1913 by ...

    • Contributor: Branscombe, Gena - Banning, Kendall
    • Date: 1914

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  • Notated Music

    Elfin song

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (15 p.) ; 27 x 34 cm. | [words by] Joshua Rodman Drake (from The culprit fay) ; [music by] G.W. Chadwick. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. For chorus (SSAA) and piano. Caption title. "To S.L. Herrman and the Treble Clef Club, Philadelphia." Published: Boston : A.P. Schmidt, 1910. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Chadwick, G. W. (george Whitefield) - Drake, Joseph Rodman - A.P. Schmidt Collection (library of Congress) - Chadwick, G. W.
    • Date: 1910

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  • Notated Music

    Inconstancy

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score (3 p.) ; 27 x 34 cm. | [words by] Shakespeare ; [music by] G.W. Chadwick. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. For chorus (SSAA) and optional piano. Caption title. "To S.L. Herrman and the Treble Clef Club, Philadelphia." Published: Boston : A.P. Schmidt, 1910. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). ...

    • Contributor: Chadwick, G. W. (george Whitefield) - Shakespeare, William - A.P. Schmidt Collection (library of Congress) - Chadwick, G. W.
    • Date: 1910

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  • Notated Music

    Songs, women's voices, instrumental ensemble op. 16 Voice of my beloved

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score ([13] p.) ; 36 cm. | the words selected from The song of Solomon ; [music by Mabel W. Daniels]. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. For chorus (SSA), 2 violins, and piano. At head of title: No. II. Published: Boston : A.P. Schmidt, 1911. Accompanied by revisions in the form of holograph partial page overlays, as well as photocopies ...

    • Contributor: Daniels, Mabel W. (mabel Wheeler) - A.P. Schmidt Collection (library of Congress) - Daniels, Mabel W.
    • Date: 1911

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  • Notated Music

    Songs op. 68 Jumblies

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score ([14] p.) ; 36 cm. | Arthur Foote ; the poem is by Edward Lear. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, in ink, with additions and corrections in pencil. Caption title. For chorus (SATB) with piano. Words ( II-III, V-VI) written on two pieces of paper, in ink pasted on verso of cover. "Octavo series (mixed voices)"--Upper left corner in ...

    • Contributor: Foote, Arthur - Lear, Edward
    • Date: 1908

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  • Notated Music

    Songs op. 68 Wind and the day

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score ([9] p.) ; 36 cm. | Arthur Foote ; the poem is by Andrew Lang. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, in ink, with additions and corrections in pencil. Caption title. For chorus (SATB) with piano. "Octavo series (mixed voices) no. 120"--Upper left corner in ink. "A.P.S. 8130"--Lower left corner in ink. Copyright dates in ink on bottom center of ...

    • Contributor: Foote, Arthur - Lang, Andrew
    • Date: 1908

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  • Audio Recording

    Roll the Old Chariot Along and Haul the Woodpile Down

    Sea shanties recorded by Robert W. Gordon in the San Francisco Bay Area of California in the early 1920s (singers unknown). Gordon Cylinder Collection (cyl.50, CAL 103, CAL 104) sound recording | 1 cylinder. | Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). Sea shanties recorded by Robert W. Gordon in the San Francisco Bay Area of California in the early 1920s. (Content). The recording of "Haul the ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • Date: 1978
  • Film, Video

    The wreck of the Old 97 [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track from AFC 1928/002: AFS 18997 (Content). Illustrations: View of Locomotive No. 17 heading northbound about 1.4 miles north of Orbisonia, on the narrow-gauge main line (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/hhh.pa1798/photos.355882p) -- [Empire State Express, Utica, N.Y.] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/det.4a19581) -- The fastest time on record (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b17702) -- [C H & D (i.e., Cincinnati, Hamilton, and Dayton) train wreck below ...

    • Contributor: Lewey, Fred J. - Gordon, Robert Winslow
  • Audio Recording

    Old Granny Hare

    Sung by William Ernest Bird in Cullowhee, North Carolina, October 28, 1925. Gordon Cylinder Collection. sound recording | 1 cylinder. | Performed by Professor W. E. Bird of Cullowhee State Normal School at Cullowhee, Jackson County, North Carolina, in the mountains to the southwest of Asheville. (Content). Gordon Cylinder Collection. (Source). October 28, 1925. (Date). This song was published on the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Bird, William Ernest - Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • Date: 1978
  • Audio Recording

    Zolgotz

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the Bascom Lamar Lunsford Recording Project, 1949. (Source). First published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28, "Songs of American History and the Assassination of Presidents," 1952. (Bibliographic History). Recorded in March 1949. (Date). The song describes the assasination of President William McKinley by Leon Czolgosz in September 1901. (Content). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Lunsford, Bascom Lamar - Emrich, Duncan
    • Date: 1952
  • Audio Recording

    Mountain Dew

    Performance of an original anti-Prohibition song by folklorist and performer Bascom Lamar Lunsford, of Asheville, North Carolina. Composed in 1920. Versions of this song entered oral tradition and consequently it is often thought to be a folk song. sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the Bascom Lamar Lunsford recording project, 1949 collection. (Source). Recorded in 1949. (Date). Recorded at the ...

    • Contributor: Lunsford, Bascom Lamar - Emrich, Duncan
  • Audio Recording

    Roy Carew and Hal Hopkins interview

    sound recording | Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Carew, Roy
  • Audio Recording

    Roy Carew interview covering early New Orleans, Mid-western and New York ragtime

    sound recording | Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Carew, Roy
  • Audio Recording

    Shame on you

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 11 in. | Arthur Collins performs. (Content). no matrix information Issued in 1904. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Amrican Record Co. - [larkins, John] - Smith, Chris - Invincible Male Quartet
    • Date: 1904
  • Audio Recording

    Indians along Broadway

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 11 in. | Mx: 331 Issued in 1904 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: American Record Co. - [burt, Benjamin Hapgood] - Collins, Arthur
    • Date: 1904
  • Audio Recording

    A Southern belle Banjo solo

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 11 in. | Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: American Record Company - Ossman, Vess L.
    • Date: 1906
  • Audio Recording

    Panama rag

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 11 in. | Sound Recording (Form). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: American Record Company - Regimental Band of the Republic
    • Date: 1905
  • Audio Recording

    New Britain C. M. ("Original Sacred Harp")

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : anaolog, mono. ; 10 in. | "Mixed Choir" (Performers). Recorded in NYC c. July 1922 (Date). Brunswick 5150-A. Mx: 8418. (Source Note). 2 minutes (Extent). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Brunswick - Original Sacred Harp Choir
    • Date: 1922