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  • Book/Printed Material
    Watchman, tell us of the night. Alfred Mudge & Son, printers,... Song Sheet. print | 1 score | Appears on page 2 of program for World's peace jubilee, and International musical festival. In English. (Language). Print (Form).
    • Date: 1872

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    Eliza Jane. Address Winthrop Packard, 180 Tremont Street, Bos... Song Sheet. print | 1 score | In English. (Language). Print (Form).
    • Date: 1895
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    Ellsworth song. Air: Glory, Hallelujah. Published by S. O. Th... Song Sheet. print | 1 score | Pamphlet. In English. (Language). Print (Form).
    • Date: 1861

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    Freedom's songs! For the Campaign of 1856! John C. Fremont. A... Song Sheet. print | 1 score | Includes: Freedom's appeal, Freedom's dawn, Freedom's battle song, and The freemen's song. In English. (Language). Print (Form).
    • Date: 1856
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    John Brown. Origin, Fort Warren. Music arranged by C. B. Mars... Song Sheet. print | 1 score | In English. (Language). Print (Form).
    • Date: 1861
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    The Lawrence disaster. By Jason E. Cowden. Lowell, Jan. 20th... Song Sheet. print | 1 score | In English. (Language). Print (Form).
    • Date: 1860
  • Book/Printed Material
    To the Baltimore poet, Thomas H. M-rr-s, author of "How they ... Song Sheet. print | 1 score | Signed by: Mephistophiles K. G. S. In English. (Language). Print (Form).
    • Date: 1862
  • Biography
    Leonard Bernstein, 1918-1990 Biography. Bernstein died in New York on October 14, 1990.
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
  • Biography
    Arthur Foote (1853-1937) Biography. Apart from his notoriety as a composer, Foote was highly regarded as a teacher and writer. He served as a guest lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1911, and taught piano at the New England Conservatory between 1921 and 1937. He co-authored a theory text with Walter R. Spalding, Modern Harmony in Its Theory and Practice (1905, reprinted in 1969 and...
  • Biography
    Henry F. Gilbert (1868-1928) Biography. In 1905 he wrote Americanesque, which was a suite for orchestra based on minstrel show tunes. His first major success was Comedy Overture on Negro Themes (1910) for orchestra. He completed a work based on Creole music in 1908, but it was refused a public performance in Boston because of its hybrid style. Gilbert rewrote the work as a ballet, and The Dance...
  • Biography
    Daniel Gregory Mason (1873-1953) Biography. In 1913, Mason studied in Paris with Vincent d'Indy, who became his primary compositional influence. A fervent classicist, Mason's instrumental works include three symphonies, more than a dozen chamber pieces, several keyboard compositions, and other orchestral works and transcriptions. He is best known as a composer for his festival overture Chanticleer (1928) and his three symphonies, especially the Lincoln Symphony (1936). His vocal...
  • Biography
    Arthur B. Whiting (1861-1936) Biography. Whiting did not create a large body of work. When asked about his limited productivity, he replied, tongue-in-cheek, that he had been associating with the masters much too long to tolerate his own music any longer. One of his students, however, noted, "As he grew older he came, I think, to regret more rather than less this inhibition of the creative by the...
  • Book/Printed Material
    Dancing and prompting, etiquette and deportment of society an... Book. print | 48 p. 17 cm. | [By] Professor Bonstein [pseud.] (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). First three-couples forward and back; all turn partners half round; six forward and back again; all swing partners to places; first two couples...
    • Contributor: White, Smith & Co. - Bonstein (Professor) - Bonstein
    • Date: 1884

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    Dancing at home and abroad
    Dancing academy
    Book. print | 104 p. 20 cm. | By C. H. Cleveland, Jr. (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). Copyright, MDCCCLXXVIII, by O. DITSON & Co.
    • Contributor: O. Ditson & Co. - Cleveland, C. H. (Jr) - Cleveland, C. H.
    • Date: 1878

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    Prompter's pocket instruction book Book. print | 1 p.l., 49 p. diagrs. 17 cm. | By Prof. L. H. Elmwell ... (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). 3477–2
    • Contributor: White-Smith Music Publishing Co. - Elmwell, L. H.
    • Date: 1892

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    The scholars companion containing a choice collection of co... Book. print | 16 p. ; 16 cm. (8vo) | by M.J.C. Fraisier. (Statement Of Responsibility). Signatures: [A]♯ B♯. The foot of the title-page is torn off, and the date as given above is supplied in pencil. 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). FINIS.
    • Contributor: Printed by D. Bowen, at the Columbian Museum Press, for the Author - Fraisier, M. J. C. - American Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1796

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    The prompter's hand book Book. print | 88 p. 16 cm. | Ed. by J. A. French. (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). First four forward and back [4]; sides forward and back [4]; first four swing [4]; sides swing [4]; grand right and left...
    • Contributor: O. Ditson Co. - French, J. A.
    • Date: 1893

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    The pocket ball-room prompter containing calls for the diff... Book. print | 47, [1] p. 10 cm. | 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). All forward and back, swing the opposite — all balance to partners, and turn — ladies chain — forward and back, forward again and pass to next couple, (as...
    • Contributor: O. Ditson & Co. - Howe, Elias
    • Date: 1886

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    American dancing master, and ball-room prompter containing ab... Book. print | 160 p. illus. 17 cm. | By Elias Howe, assisted by several eminent professors of dancing. (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). AMERICAN DANCING MASTER & BALL-ROOM PROMPTER.
    • Contributor: E. Howe - Howe, Elias
    • Date: 1862

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    The nature and tendency of balls seriously and candidly con... Book. print | 50 p. ; 21 cm. | by Jacob Ide. (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). 7. The prevalence of Balls and similar amusements should excite, in the minds of christians, great seriousness and fervent prayer. The state of...
    • Contributor: Printed by M. & W.H. Mann - Ide, Jacob
    • Date: 1819

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    The prompter's own book or, Rowe's calls for the ball room....
    Prompter's own book; or, Rowe's calls for the ball room | Rowe's calls for the ball room | Calls for the ball room
    Book. print | [9] p. 18 cm. | Cover-title. 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). (Copyright 1876, by Geo. H. Rowe.)
    • Contributor: G. H. Rowe - Rowe, Geo. H. (George H.) - Rowe, Geo. H.
    • Date: 1878

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    Howe's complete ball-room hand book containing upwards of thr...
    Complete ball-room hand book
    Book. print | 118 p. illus. 16 cm. | By Elias Howe, assisted by several eminent professors of dancing. (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). Lyon & Healy, Chicago.
    • Contributor: Ditson & Co. - Howe, Elias
    • Date: 1858

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