Collection Items

  • Audio Recording
    Ballin' the Jack sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 80 rpm, vertical cut, mono. ; 10 in. | "Fox trot with vocal chorus" (Content). Mx: 19255-A-1 Edison: 52616-R Recorded shortly before July 2, 1929 Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Edison - Smith, Chris - The Campus Cut-Ups
    • Date: 1929
  • Audio Recording
    Jewett sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, mono. ; 10 in. | Recorded c. January 1929 (Date). from the private collection of Matt Barton (Source Note). Courtesy of Fantasy Records, 2600 10th Street, Berkeley, CA 94710. (Copyright Notice). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Gennett - J.T. Allison's Sacred Harp Singers
    • Date: 1929
  • Notated Music
    A Dawn Song sheet music | 8 p. ; 12 x 9 in. | Cover: "Two Indian Poems for Voice and Piano by Arthur Farwell / I. A Dawn Song. II. The Ravens Are Singing" (General). Page 3: "[Words by] Charles O. Roos / [Music by] Arthur Farwell, Op. 69, No. 2" (General). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc. http://www.schirmer.com/ (Copyright Notice). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: G. Schirmer, Inc - Farwell, Arthur - Roos, Charles O.
    • Date: 1929

    Resource:
    View 8 Results

  • Notated Music
    Lost Love (Verfehlte Liebe) sheet music | 4 p. ; 12 x 9 in. | Cover: "Two Songs for Voice and Piano by Arthur Farwell. I. Lost Love (Verfehlte Liebe) II. Passion of Sunrise" (General). Page 2: "Heinrich Heine / English version by Charles Fleischer / Music by Arthur Farwell / Composed 1896" (General). Lyrics in English and German. (General). Filed with 1909 copies from The Circle magazine. ...
    • Contributor: G. Schirmer, Inc - Farwell, Arthur - Heine, Heinrich - Fleischer, Charles
    • Date: 1929

    Resource:
    View 4 Results

  • Notated Music
    Passion of Sunrise sheet music | 6 p. ; 12 x 9 in. | Cover: "Two Songs for Voice and Piano by Arthur Farwell. I. Lost Love (Verfehlte Liebe) II. Passion of Sunrise" (General). Page 3: "Words and Music by Arthur Farwell, Op. 56, No. 1" (General). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc. http://www.schirmer.com/ (Copyright Notice). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: G. Schirmer, Inc - Farwell, Arthur
    • Date: 1929

    Resource:
    View 6 Results

  • Notated Music
    The Ravens Are Singing sheet music | 8 p. ; 12 x 9 in. | Cover: "Two Indian Poems for Voice and Piano by Arthur Farwell / I. A Dawn Song. II. The Ravens Are Singing" (General). Page 3: "[Words by] Charles O. Roos / [Music by] Arthur Farwell, Op. 69, No. 1" (General). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc. http://www.schirmer.com/ (Copyright Notice). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: G. Schirmer, Inc - Farwell, Arthur - Roos, Charles O.
    • Date: 1929

    Resource:
    View 8 Results

  • Notated Music
    To the unknown soldier boy Notated Music. print | 1 score (4 unnumbered pages) ; 27 cm | music by C. Fred'k Clark ; lyric by C. Foster Roberts. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Manuscript in ink. Title from 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: Clark, C. Frederick - Roberts, C. Foster
    • Date: 1921

    Resource:
    View 4 Results

  • Notated Music
    Our boys' victory Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 unnumbered pages) ; 35 cm | by A.J. Cook. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Manuscript in ink. 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: Cook, A.J. - Cook, A. J.
    • Date: 1921

    Resource:
    View 4 Results

  • Notated Music
    In Flanders' fields Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 unnumbered pages) ; 26 cm | [words by] Lt. Col. J. McCrae ; [music by] Mary L.D. Macfarland. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Manuscript in ink. 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: Macfarland, Mary L. D. - McCrae, John
    • Date: 1921

    Resource:
    View 3 Results

  • Notated Music
    Costello post Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 35 cm | words and music by H. D. Pryor (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Manuscript in ink, with typescript lyrics. 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: Pryor, H. D.
    • Date: 1921

    Resource:
    View 4 Results

  • Notated Music
    Soldier sleep Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 31 cm | poem by Albert Rupp ; music by Daisy Raymond. (Statement Of Responsibility). 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: Joe Sweeney Pu Co. - Raymond, Daisy
    • Date: 1929

    Resource:
    View 5 Results

  • Notated Music
    Rest ye in peace ye Flanders dead America's answer Notated Music. print | 1 score (4 pages) ; 35 cm | poem by R.W. Lillard ; music by A.A. Tennant. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Manuscript in ink. 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: Tennant, A.A. - Lillard, R.W. - Tennant, A. A. - Lillard, R. W.
    • Date: 1921

    Resource:
    View 4 Results

  • 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

    View 99,119 Items

  • Article
    Articles About Songs - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections 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.
  • Article
    Biographies - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections 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.
  • Article
    Curator Talks - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections 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.
  • Article
    Historical Topics - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections 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.
  • Article
    Illustrated Sound Recordings - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections Performances of song and concerts from the Library of Congress are available on this site as well as interviews with performers and composers.
  • Article
    Interactive Maps - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections See the connection between America's geography and song through interactive maps that offer songs from the states and about the states.
  • Article
    Timeline - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections Explore the relationship between cultural and historical events to American song on this timeline.
  • Article
    1900 to 1949 - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections Cultural and historical events from 1900 to 1949 related to American song.
  • Book/Printed Material
    [ Okeh Race Records Form No. 2566] 12p., 7 in. x 5 in. | This catalog lists Tomlin's version of "Amazing Grace" on page 7. (Content).
    • Contributor: Okeh Phonograph Corporation
    • Date: 1930

    Resource:
    View 12 Pages

  • Notated Music
    Springtime, Op. 124. sheet music | 6 p. | Low voice version. (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: G. Schirmer - Beach, H. H. A., Mrs - Heywood, Susan Merrick
    • Date: 1929

    Resource:
    View 6 Results

  • Book/Printed Material
    Public dance halls, their regulation and place in the recreation of adolescents
    Public dance halls
    Bibliography. Government Publication. Book. print | v, 57 p. 23 cm. | by Ella Gardner ... (Statement Of Responsibility). At head of title: U.S. Department of Labor. Children's Bureau. "Dance-hall legislation of 1926, 1927, and 1928": p. 56-57. 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). ...
    • Contributor: U.S. Govt. Print. Off - Gardner, Ella
    • Date: 1929

    Resource:
    View 64 Pages