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Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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    Bonaparte's Retreat

    sound recording | 1 disc. | A transcription of this recording by Ruth Crawford Seeger was the source for the musical theme of the "Hoe Down" in the score for the ballet Rodeo by Aaron Copeland. (General). Recorded by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax in Salyersville, Kentucky. (Venue). Alan and Elizabeth Lomax Kentucky Collection. (Source Note). Recorded in 1937 (Date). Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Stepp, William Hamilton - Lomax, Alan - Lyttleton, Elizabeth
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    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. ...