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Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • Notated Music

    Khaki Sammy

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 pages) ; 35 cm | words and music by John Alden Carpenter. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Schirmer - Carpenter, John Alden
    • Date: 1918

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  • Notated Music

    Tango American

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

    • Contributor: G. Schirmer - Carpenter, John Alden
    • Date: 1921

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  • Notated Music

    Farewell, fair Harvard

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

    • Contributor: H. Stevens Co. - Carpenter, John Alden
    • Date: 1897

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  • Notated Music

    The little soldier

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

    • Contributor: H. Stevens Co. - Carpenter, John Alden
    • Date: 1897

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  • Book

    Henry F. Gilbert (1868-1928)

    Biography. In 1905 he wrote Americanesque, which was a suite for orchestra based on minstrel show tunes. His first major success was Comedy Overture on Negro Themes (1910) for orchestra. He completed a work based on Creole music in 1908, but it was refused a public performance in Boston because of its hybrid style. Gilbert rewrote the work as a ballet, and The Dance ...

  • 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. ...

  • Film, Video

    Library of Congress Song of America Tour with Thomas Hampson, January 17, 2006, Saint Paul, MN

    Presented by the Schubert Club International Artist Series. (General). Performed at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, Saint Paul, Minnesota. (General). Thomas Hampson, baritone; Wolfram Rieger, piano. (General). Courtesy of The Schubert Club. (Copyright Notice). Due to copyright restrictions, only certain tracks from this item are available. (Standard Restriction).

    • Contributor: Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Date: 2006