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  • Audio Recording

    Scotch Mary

    A traditional Irish tune performed on ullieann pipes by Patrick James Touhey. Recorded by Francis O'Neill, Chicago, Illinois, 1904. Dunn Family Collection. sound recording | 1 cylinder. | Dunn Family Collection. (Source). c. 1904 (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Touhey, Patrick J. - O'neill, Francis
  • Audio Recording

    Maid on the Green

    A traditional Irish tune performed on ullieann pipes by Patrick James Touhey. Recorded by Francis O'Neill, Chicago, Illinois, 1904. Dunn Family Collection. sound recording | 1 cylinder. | Dunn Family Collection. (Source). c. 1904. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Touhey, Patrick J. - O'neill, Francis
  • Audio Recording

    The maid on the green

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:57 | Instrumental (Category). Irish pipes solo (Description). This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of the recording is required in ...

    • Contributor: Victor
    • Date: 1919-11-14
  • Audio Recording

    Drowsy Maggie

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:08 | Instrumental (Category). Irish pipes solo (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not ...

    • Contributor: Victor
    • Date: 1919-11-14
  • Audio Recording

    Medley of Irish reels

    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:06 | Instrumental (Category). Irish pipes solo (Description). Digitized at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not ...

    • Contributor: Victor
    • Date: 1919-11-14
  • Book

    The 1893 World Columbian Exposition in Chicago

    There was an active and vital local and national music press in America by this time, but in the days before radio, and with the recording business in its technical and commercial infancy, no performer could wish for greater national exposure than that afforded by a succesful engagement at the Columbian Exposition.

  • 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 ...