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  • Notated Music

    Massachusetts boys

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson & Co. - Sargent, James Otis
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    Massachusetts quick step

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Henry Prentiss - Haraden, D. T.
    • Date: 1840

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  • Notated Music

    Massachusetts regimental march

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: White, Smith & Co. - Metcalf, Wm. H. F.
    • Date: 1879

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  • Notated Music

    Dear old Boston, Massachusetts

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (4 unnumbered pages) ; 35 cm | words and music by Thos. F. Linehan ; arranged by Ernest E. Murray. (Statement Of Responsibility). Manuscript in ink; lyric sheet pasted in. 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: Linehan, Thos. F. - Murray, Ernest E.
    • Date: 1911

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  • Notated Music

    Massachusetts Volunteers galop quick step

    sheet music | top of title page & p. 2 cut off Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Dressler's Music Store - Dressler, Wm.
    • Date: 1862

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  • Notated Music

    Uncle Ben; A Campaign song for Massachusetts for 1882

    Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Evans, W. A. - Lawrence, W. H.
    • Date: 1882

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  • Book

    The Massachusetts line. By Rev. R. T. S. Lowell

    Song Sheet. print | 1 score | In English. (Language). Print (Form).

  • Book

    Massachusetts fifty-third. Air: Annie Lisle. H. De Marsan, Publisher, 54 Chatham Street, N. Y

    Song Sheet. print | 1 score | In English. (Language). Print (Form).

  • Film, Video

    Sophia Bilides with Mal Barsamian and Mike Gregian Traditional Greek Smyrneika Music from Massachusetts

    videorecording | Library of Congress (Venue). August 24, 2011 (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Bilides, Sophia - Barsamian, Mal - Gregianm, Mike
    • Date: 2011
  • Book

    Unfurl the glorious banner

    Song Sheet. print | 1 score | With Massachusetts state seal. In English. (Language). Print (Form).

  • Audio Recording

    Já Estas Com os Copos

    Fado sung by Olivete Maria, with Mário Bulhões on acoustic guitar and Duarte Tavares on Portuguese guitar. Recorded by Barbara Fertig in Lowell, Massachusetts, November 14, 1987. Lowell Folklife Project Collection. sound recording | 1 reel. | Lowell Folklife Project Collection. (Source). Recorded by Barbara Fertig in Lowell, Massachusetts. November 14, 1987. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Fertig, Barbara C. - Poulart, Maria Olivete - Bulhões, Mário - Tavares, Duarte
  • Notated Music

    Roxbury horse guards quick step

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Henry Tolman & Co. - Weber, Theo
    • Date: 1862

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  • Notated Music

    The Martyrs of Baltimore

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Russell & Tolman - Turner, J. W.
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    Welcome buddy to your old home town

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 32 cm | F. H. H. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: F. H. H. - Hammerslough, Freda Haas (mrs) - Hammerslough, Freda Haas
    • Date: 1919

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  • Film, Video

    Balla Kouyaté and World Vision

    Balla Kouyaté and World Vision of Massachusetts perform Malian music and songs at the Library of Congress, April 28, 2010. videorecording | videorecording ; 68 min | The performers refer to the language used as "Mandinka." (Content). Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). April 28, 2010. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Balla Kouyaté and World Vision - Kouyate?, Balla - Demba, Adjaratou
    • Date: 2010
  • Notated Music

    Requiescat

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 13 ¾ x 10 ½ in. | Cover: "Compositions / Published by / The Wa-Wan Press / Newton Center / Massachusetts…Arthur Farwell / Love's Secret / A Ruined Garden / Requiescat" (General). [Page 1]: "[Words by] Katherine Ruth Heyman / [Music by] Arthur Farwell" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: The Wa-Wan Press - Farwell, Arthur - Heyman, Katherine Ruth
    • Date: 1904

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  • Notated Music

    Ho! for Kanzas

    Songbook. Book. 2 p., 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. | Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1857, by Oliver Ditson & Co. in the Clerk's Office in the District Court of the District of Massachusetts. (Copyright). From Western bell : a collection of glees, quartets and choruses, p. 114-115.

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson & Co. - Larcom, Lucy - Pease, Frederick H.
    • Date: 1857
  • Notated Music

    A paean of victory

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (5 pages) ; 31 cm | words by Susan M. Bullard ; music by Edward M. Bennett. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. "Dedicated to Mrs. Austin C. Wellington, President daughters of Massachusetts"--Caption. 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: Gardner C. Bullard - Bennett, Edward M. - Bullard, Susan M.
    • Date: 1919

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  • Article

    Ritual and Worship - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections

    Sacred music has been a vibrant part of American culture from the earliest sacred oral traditions of indigenous peoples through the written traditions of the first European colonists. With the settlement of the Plymouth, Massachusetts colony in 1620, sacred music played an important role in helping to define the cultural identity of the region of the New World that would become the United States. ...

  • Audio Recording

    Whaling Song

    sound recording | sound recording | No title given. First line: "As I was going up Orange Street I met Captain Edward Perry." (Content). The events of the song begin in Nantuckett, Massachusetts. (Content). Mr. Gibbs's name is also written T. H. Gibbs, but he gives his first name as James on another recording from this interview (AFS 25561). (Biographical). Mr. Gibbs is 84 ...

    • Contributor: James H. Gibbs - Hanley, Miles L. - Stone, Robert L.
  • Audio Recording

    Young Johnny

    sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the Robert F. Draves and Helene Stratman Thomas collection of Wisconsin recordings. (Source). Recorded in April 1941. (Date). Published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L55 "Folk Music from Wisconsin," edited by Helene Stratman-Thomas, 1960. (Bibliographic History). Reorded in Madison, Wisconsin. (Venue). A ballad about the death of Thomas Mirrick of snakebite in ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Bundy, Winifred - Stratman-Thomas, Helene - Draves, Robert F.
    • Date: 1960
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    America the Beautiful

    Article. "America the Beautiful" has been called "an expression of patriotism at its finest." It conveys an attitude of appreciation and gratitude for the nation's extraordinary physical beauty and abundance, without triumphalism. It has also been incorporated into a number of films including The Sandlot and The Pentagon Wars. Its lyricist, Katharine Lee Bates, died March 28, 1929, and is buried in Falmouth, Massachusetts, ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2002
  • Notated Music

    Cavalry signal galop

    sheet music | dedicated to Lt. Col. Casper Crowninshield Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Henry Tolman & Co. - Fries, Henry
    • Date: 1864

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  • Notated Music

    Ashley's quick step

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson - Bond, Alonzo
    • Date: 1861

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