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Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Notated Music

    General William Booth enters into Heaven

    sheet music | 12 p., | Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com (Copyright Notice). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: G. Schirmer, Inc - Homer, Sidney
    • Date: 1926

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  • Film, Video

    General William Booth enters into Heaven

    videorecording | Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Homer, Sidney - Lindsay, Vachel - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
  • Book

    Sidney Homer

    Biography. Sidney Homer (1864-1953) studied with George Chadwick in Boston, and with others in Germany. In 1895, he married contralto Louise Beatty (Homer), a world-renown opera singer who sang often at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City. The two lived in New York beginning in 1900 and Sidney Homer began to write songs for his wife to include in her recitals. Homer ...

    • Contributor: Homer, Sidney
  • Article

    Printable Timeline - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections

    1850 Songs of America Stephen Foster composes 'The Voice of Bygone Days', 'Molly, Do You Love Me?', and 'Ah! May the Red Rose Live Alway!' 'Go Down Moses,' a spiritual sung by the Tuskegee Institute Singers, 1914. Harriet Tubman reported using this song to identify herself to slaves that might want to escape and flee north with her by singing it in a neighboring ...

  • Article

    Printable Timeline - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections

    1900 Songs of America Amy Marcy Cheney Beach sets to music Three Browning Songs, including "Ah, Love, But a Day and "The Year's at the Spring." John Rosamond Johnson writes the anthem "Lift Every Voice and Sing" to lyrics by James Weldon Johnson. The King Family performs the traditional dance song "Cripple Creek" on string band instruments: banjo, mandolin, guitar, fiddle, and bass fiddle. ...

  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    1939 Southern Recording Trip Fieldnotes

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (john Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939-00-00