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  • Notated Music
    Summer holidays galop sheet music | 1 score | For piano Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Chas. F. Escher, Jr. - Sudds, W. F.
    • Date: 1822

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  • Notated Music
    New vocal instructor 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: Arthur Clifton - Clifton, Arthur
    • Date: 1820

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  • Notated Music
    Three sonatas for the piano forte with an accompaniment for t... 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. F. W. Pchellas - Pchellas, J. F. W.
    • Date: 1820

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  • Notated Music
    La Fayette's welcome to the United States in 1824, a grand m... 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. Willig - Clifton, A.
    • Date: 1824

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  • Notated Music
    Le Clavecin: a collection of sonatas, rondos, marches, waltz... 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: Carr
    • Date: 1825

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  • Notated Music
    Oh no! We never mention her 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: Edward Riley - Taylor, Abm
    • Date: 1828

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  • Notated Music
    The Grecian 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: Edward Riley - Williams, R. L.
    • Date: 1828

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  • Notated Music
    The Jager's adieu Sheet Music. print | 1 score | page 7 only; handwritten notes - composer "Heinrich, A. P. (?)"; "fragment of his song 'The Jager's adieu' in his 'Western minstrel'" 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). ...
    • Contributor: Heinrich, A. P. - Grayson, P.
    • Date: 1820
  • Notated Music
    The chorister, a collection of chants and melodies, op. 12 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: Carr - Carr, Benjamin
    • Date: 1821

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  • Notated Music
    Masonic ode 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: Carr - Pucitta - Carr, Benjamin - Tappan, W.
    • Date: 1821

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  • Notated Music
    Strike the cymbal! 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: Carr - Pucitta - Carr, Benjamin
    • Date: 1821

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  • Notated Music
    Noah's dove -- The gondolier canzonett -- The minstrel knight... 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: Carr - Carr, Benjamin
    • Date: 1824

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  • Notated Music
    Holy, holy, holy! Lord! 42nd hymn 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: Clifton, A.
    • Date: 1824

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  • Notated Music
    The Spanish hymn, with variations 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: Carr - Heinrich, A. P.
    • Date: 1825

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  • Notated Music
    There is an hour of peaceful rest Sheet Music. print | 1 score | composer handwritten on title pg - "Heinrich, A. P.?" 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: Heinrich, A. P. - Tappan, W.
    • Date: 1825
  • Notated Music
    Mild as the moonbeams which on fountains tremble [from] Kais,... 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: E. Riley - Braham - Taylor, Alm
    • Date: 1828

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  • Notated Music
    Ode to Washington, marcia funebre 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: Dubois and Stodart - Horn, Charles E.
    • Date: 1828

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  • Notated Music
    O ne'er to man [from] Ode to Washington 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: Dubois and Stodart - Horn, C. E.
    • Date: 1828

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  • Notated Music
    As some fond mother [from] Ode to Washington 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: Dubois and Stodart - Horn, C. E.
    • Date: 1828

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  • Notated Music
    The pearly drops [from] Ode to Washington 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: Dubois and Stodart - Horn, C. E.
    • Date: 1828

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  • Notated Music
    The meeting [from] Leisure hours at sea 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: O. Shaw - Shaw, O.
    • Date: 1829

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  • Notated Music
    The wandering harper sheet music | 2 p. | Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Geo. Willig - Carr, Benjamin
    • Date: 1828

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  • Notated Music
    Star spangled banner sheet music | 4 p., 10 1/2 x 13 1/4 in. | Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: John Cole - [Smith, John Stafford] - [Key, Francis Scott]
    • Date: 1825

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  • Notated Music
    Star spangled banner sheet music | 2 p., 10 x 13 in. | Lyricist erroneously listed as "B. Key." Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: T. Carr Music Store - [Smith, John Stafford] - [Carr, T.] - [Key, Francis Scott]
    • Date: 1821

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  • Collection
    The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America See and Hear American History Through Song "Know the songs of a country and you will know its history for the true feeling of a people speaks through what they sing." – Preface to The Songs of Henry Clay Work (1884) Listen to the changes in the "Star Spangled Banner" as played by different bands in different eras. Look at the ways in which ...
    • Date: 1581

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  • Article
    Articles About Songs - The Library of Congress Celebrates the... Original essays and articles are available on this site to help provide historical context and a deeper view for those who wish to learn more about particular topics. The Library's curators have written articles on historical topics and song, musical styles, individual songs, and songs of various ethnic groups in America.
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    Biographies - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of... Short biographies are available for some of the many composers, lyricists, performers, conductors, field collectors, and folklorists who have played a part in the history of American songs.
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    Curator Talks - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs ... The curators of the collections at the Library of Congress give more information about the history of song in the United States in these brief "Curator Talk" videos with the help of illustrations and audio clips.
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    Historical Topics - The Library of Congress Celebrates the So... The history of America is reflected through its songs. Read more about how immigration and migration; work and industry; social change; war and conflict; politics and political campaigns; and sports and leisure in the United States have been portrayed in song. Listen to examples for all.
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    Illustrated Sound Recordings - The Library of Congress Celebr... Performances of song and concerts from the Library of Congress are available on this site as well as interviews with performers and composers.
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    Interactive Maps - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Son... See the connection between America's geography and song through interactive maps that offer songs from the states and about the states.
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    Timeline - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of Am... Explore the relationship between cultural and historical events to American song on this timeline.
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    1800 to 1849 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs o... Cultural and historical events from 1800 to 1849 related to American song.
  • Book/Printed Material
    Elements of the art of dancing with a description of the prin... Statistics. Book. print | vi, [9]-98 p. 2 pl. (incl. front.) 18 cm. | By Alexander Strathy ... (Statement Of Responsibility). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). John Pillans, Printer.
    • Contributor: Printed for the Author, and Sold by F. Pillans [Etc.] - Strathy, Alexander
    • Date: 1822

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Essai sur la danse, antique et moderne Book. print | 251, 24 p. front. 18 cm. | Par Mme. Élise Voiart. (Statement Of Responsibility). On cover: "Encyclopédie des dames." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site in as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). 1823.
    • Contributor: Audot - Voïart, Elise
    • Date: 1823

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The danciad or, Dancer's monitor. Being a descriptive sketc...
    Dancer's monitor
    Book. print | 2 p.l., xxi, 208 p. 18 cm. | By Thomas Wilson ... (Statement Of Responsibility). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Bel. You'll own it has a school-boy like effect.
    • Contributor: The Author - Wilson, Thomas (Dancing Master) - Wilson, Thomas
    • Date: 1824

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  • Book/Printed Material
    A Solemn warning to dancers Book. print | 4 p. : 1 ill. ; 18 cm. | Caption title. "No. 28." Source: Gift of John J. and Hanna M. McManus and Morris N. and Chesley V. Young, Oct. 12, 1955. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Azor Hoyt, Printer. ...
    • Contributor: Published by N. Bangs and J. Emory for the Tract Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church
    • Date: 1824

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Lettres à Sophie sur la danse suivies d'entretiens sur les da... Book. print | 344 p. front. (fold. facsim.) 22 cm. | par A. Baron. (Statement Of Responsibility). Published in 1824 under title: Lettres et entretiens sur la danse ancienne, moderne, religieuse, civile et théâtrale. LC copy imperfect: p. 5-8 wanting. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). ...
    • Contributor: Dondey-Dupré Père Et Fils - Baron, A. (Auguste) - Baron, A.
    • Date: 1825

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