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  • Audio Recording
    You've Been A Good Old Wagon, But You've Done Broke Down
    The Wagon
    Composer Ben Harney sings his song, "You've Been a Good Old Wagon, But You've Done Broke Down," without accompaniment. Recorded by Robert Winslow Gordon, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (probably in Harney's home), ca. 1925. sound recording | 1 cylinder. | This is thought to be the first published ragtime song, published in 1895. The original sheet music was written for piano and voice. (General). Not ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Harney, Benjamin Robertson - Gordon, Robert Winslow
    • Date: 1978
  • Audio Recording
    Union Man sound recording | 1 sound recording | First published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L16, "Songs and Ballads of the Anthracite Miners," 1947. (Bibliographic History). Forms part of the George Korson Recordings of Pennsylvania Coal Miners Collection. (Source). Recorded in 1946. (Date). Recorded in the Newkirk Tunnel Mine, Tamaqua, Pennsylvania. (Venue). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Morgan, Albert - Korson, George Gershon
    • Date: 1947
  • Audio Recording
    The Shoofly sound recording | 1 sound recording | First published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L16, "Songs and Ballads of the Anthracite Miners," 1947. (Bibliographic History). Forms part of the George Korson Recordings of Pennsylvania Coal Miners Collection. (Source). Recorded in 1946. (Date). Recorded in Centralia, Pennsylvania. (Venue). The ballad describes local consequences of a period of economic depression that began in 1873. ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Walsh, Daniel - Korson, George Gershon
    • Date: 1947
  • Audio Recording
    Colley's Run-I-O sound recording | 1 sound recording | Published on the Library of Congress LP AFS L28 "Cowboy Songs, Ballads, and Cattle Calls from Texas," edited by Duncan Emrich, 1952. (Bibliographic History). Versions of this woodsman's song are known in Maine, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. (General). Forms part of the L. Parker Temple Recordings collection. (Source). Recorded at the Library of Congress. (Venue). Recorded in 1946. ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Temple, L. Parker - Korson, Rae
    • Date: 1952
  • Audio Recording
    Blue Monday sound recording | 1 sound recording | Forms part of the George Korson Bituminous Songs Collection. AFC 1963/004: AFS 12010-12012 (Source). Recorded in New Kensington, Pennsylvania. (Venue). Recorded in 1940. (Date). Published on the Library of Congress LP L60 "Songs and Ballads of the Bituminous Miners," 1965. (Bibliographic History). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Korson, George Gershon - Barry, Michael F.
    • Date: 1965
  • Audio Recording
    Tchepone sound recording | 1 reel. | Forms part of the documentation of the American Folklife Center presentation "In Country": A concert and Symposium on the Folksong Traditions of the Vietnam-Era Soldier. (Source). July 13, 1989. (Date). Chuck Rosenburg is from Pennsylvania. (Biographical). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Rosenburg, Chuck, Performer
  • Audio Recording
    Artist's model Laughing song; arr sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, between 66 and 72 rpm, mono. ; 8 1/2 in. | 1 sound disc : analog, between 66 and 72 rpm, mono. ; 7 in. | Originally for voice and orchestra. Libretto by Owen Hall; lyrics by Harry Greenbank; music by Sidney Jones. Recorded on one side only. Acoustic recording. Production level cataloging. Maurice Farkoa, tenor; ...
    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - Jones, Sidney - Hall, Owen - Greenbank, Harry - Farkoa, Maurice
    • Date: 1896-05-08
  • Book
    Six ballads from the poem of the Lady of the Lake sheet music | 6 nos., unpaged. fol. | Sheet Music (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Carr & Schetky - Carr, Benjamin
    • Date: 1810

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  • Notated Music
    The clarion now sounds to the field [from] Gustavus the Third, or, The masked ball 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: Kretschmar and Nunns - Maeder, James G.
    • Date: 1834

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  • Notated Music
    Descend to me my dearest [from] The barber of Seville and Oberon 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: Kretschmar and Nunns - Maeder, James G.
    • Date: 1833

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  • Notated Music
    Pot pouri [from] Il Pirata Sheet Music. print | 1 score | cover only 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: Kretschmar and Nunns - Bellini
    • Date: 1833
  • Notated Music
    Melodies, no. 1 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: George S. Appleton - Sullivan, J. T. S.
    • Date: 1845

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  • Notated Music
    Friendship, or, scenes of other days may fade, no. 252 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: Lee and Walker - Milner, J. L.
    • Date: 1847

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  • Notated Music
    The Babe divine, hymn for Epiphany 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: George Willig - Peters, W. C.
    • Date: 1838

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  • Notated Music
    The gipsey's serenade [from] Rockwood 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: George Willig - Ainsworth, W. Harrison
    • Date: 1839

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  • Notated Music
    Johnson's celebrated and much admired voice quadrilles 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: Geo. W. Hewitt and Co. - Johnson, Francis
    • Date: 1840

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  • Notated Music
    Oh! Give me back my heart I pray, a new American ballad 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: T. C. Andrews - Beckel, J. C. - Tyler, John
    • Date: 1850

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  • Notated Music
    Nelly Bell, an exquisite Ethiopian ballad 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: James W. Porter - Porter, James W. - P., J.
    • Date: 1852

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  • Notated Music
    When evening shades are falling 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: A. Fiot - Thunder, Henry G.
    • Date: 1852

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  • Notated Music
    48 preliminary exercises in singing and elementary vocalises 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: A. Fiot - Nourrit, Auguste
    • Date: 1852

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  • Notated Music
    Love is the charm of this ev'ry day life 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: G. F. Hupfeld and Son - Benkert, George Felix - Riter, N. Levering
    • Date: 1853

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  • Notated Music
    Lovely Rosanna, Clem Tanner's bride, a new Ethiopian ballad 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: Jas. Couenhoven - Avery, H.
    • Date: 1853

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  • Notated Music
    Hop de dooden doo, Ethiopian ballad 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: Winner and Shuster - I., M. A.
    • Date: 1854

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  • Notated Music
    Mischievous Alice ballad 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: Winner and Shuster - Jarvis, Ch. - Eckel, Henry
    • Date: 1854

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  • Notated Music
    Mary Astore 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: J. E. Gould - Nelson, S. - Weiland, F.
    • Date: 1853

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