Collection Items

  • Notated Music
    A valentine, op. 21 sheet music | 2 p. ; 20 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Freer, Eleanor Everest
    • Date: 1909

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  • Notated Music
    I have done, put by the lute, op. 10, no. 4 sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Goldmark, Rubin - Scott, Duncan Campbell
    • Date: 1908

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  • Notated Music
    Fish wharf rhapsody sheet music | 7 p. ; 35 cm. | Song credited to "Will" (George William Beauchamp) and "Hank" (Henry F. Gilbert) (General). "Left over from an afternoon's loaf on Fish Wharf - Boston. Words used by permission of the author." (Source Note). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Gilbert, Henry F. (Henry Franklin Belknap) - Beauchamp, George William - Gilbert, Henry F.
    • Date: 1909

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  • Notated Music
    The owl Song for medium voice sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Gilbert, Henry F. (Henry Franklin Belknap) - Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron - Gilbert, Henry F.
    • Date: 1910

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Songs (1788) [from old catalog]
    Seven songs for the harpsichord or forte-piano | Eight songs for the harpsichord or forte-piano
    sheet music | [15] l. 24 x 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Published by T. Dobson, I. Aitken - Hopkinson, Francis
    • Date: 1788

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  • Notated Music
    Names sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Song for Soprano" (Source Note). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Ide, Chester Edward - Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
    • Date: 1907

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  • Notated Music
    Morning song sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Robert Browning in "Pippa Passes."" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Loomis, Harvey Worthington - Browning, Robert
    • Date: 1907

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  • Notated Music
    A star in the night sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Shepherd, Arthur - Lang, Andrew
    • Date: 1906

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  • Notated Music
    Orlamonde sheet music | 7 p. ; 35 cm. | "Words used by permission of G. P. Putnam's Sons." (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Gilbert, Henry F. (Henry Franklin Belknap) - Maeterlinck, Maurice - Serrano, Mary J. (Mary Jane) - Gilbert, Henry F.
    • Date: 1907

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  • Notated Music
    Five songs for high voice and pianoforte, op. 7 vocal score | 23 p. ; 35 cm. | Lift up the curtains of thine eyes -- Nocturn -- There is a light in thy blue eyes -- The lost child -- Rhapsody. (Content). Vocal Score (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Shepherd, Arthur - Lowell, James Russell
    • Date: 1909

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  • Notated Music
    Hymn to the sun An ancient jubilee song of the sun-worshippers sheet music | 9 p. ; 35 cm. | "With historic account of the ceremony and the derivation of music from the sun's rays. Recorded, described and harmonized by Carlos Troyer." (Source Note). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Troyer, Carlos
    • Date: 1909

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  • Notated Music
    When the dew is falling sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Words "From "The Hills of Dream" By permssion of the Publisher, Thomas B. Mosher, Portland, ME." (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Walker, Caroline Holme - Macleod, Fiona
    • Date: 1906

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  • Notated Music
    The lonely garden sheet music | 7 p. ; 35 cm. | "Poem used by permission of the American Magazine" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Walker, Caroline Holme - Pickthall, Marjorie L. C. (Marjorie Lowry Christie)
    • Date: 1907

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  • Notated Music
    The raven A melodrama vocal score | 28 p. ; 35 cm. | "Dedicated to and read by David Bispham." (Source Note). Vocal Score (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Bergh, Arthur - Poe, Edgar Allan
    • Date: 1910

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  • Notated Music
    The valley of lovers sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Poem from "The Wind Among the Reeds" published by John Lane Company." (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Damon, Julia - Yeats, W. (William Butler)
    • Date: 1906

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Adams and liberty "Adams and liberty" is written to the tune of the Anacreontic song, and this is believed to be the first American book publication of the music of that song. Published in "The American musical miscellany," pages 211-218. Author was christened Thomas Paine, and changed his name after the piece was published.
    • Contributor: A. Wright, for D. Wright and Company - [Smith, John Stafford?] - [Paine Jr., Robert Treat]
    • Date: 1798

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Anacreon in heaven [et al.] This edition is regarded as the one most likely owned by Key and most likely to have influenced his selection of the Anacreontic song to be the melody for his poem. Published in "The Baltimore musical miscellany," pages 26-30 (volume I) -- has another poem to be sung to the Anacreontic song at pp 29-30.
    • Contributor: Sower & Cole - [Smith, John Stafford?] - [Tomlinson, Ralph]
    • Date: 1804

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Boston patriotic song [Adams and liberty] Lyrics only -- tune called for is "To Anacreon in Heaven." Printed in "A collection of songs" (Charles Dibdin, compiler?), pages 326-328.
    • Contributor: J. Bioren for H. & P. Rice - [Paine Jr., Robert Treat]
    • Date: 1799

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  • Book/Printed Material
    To Anacreon in heaven First American book printing of the words and music of "To Anacreon in heaven." Published in "Nightingale. A collection of the most popular, ancient, & modern songs; set to music." (Samuel Larkin, compiler), pages 188-191.
    • Contributor: William and Daniel Treadwell - [Smith, John Stafford?] - [Tomlinson, Ralph]
    • Date: 1804

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Defence of Fort M'Henry The traditional favorite for first book publication of "The star spangled banner," though three others published that year could make the same claim. This one is accredited as first by most historians. Published in "National songster; or, a collection of the most admired patriotic songs, on the brilliant victories, achieved by the naval and military heroes of the United States of America, over equal...
    • Contributor: John Gruber and Daniel May - [Key, Francis Scott]
    • Date: 1814

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  • Book/Printed Material
    [ Facsimile of Keim manuscript] manuscript | 1 manuscript photostat, mounted on cardboard | This copy of the Star spangled banner was written by Key in 1842 for his friend Gen. George Keim of Reading, PA. (Content). Inscription at bottom: "to Gen. Keim." Part of an assortment of uncatalogued clippings and photostats relating to the Star Spangled Banner, housed in the Music Division. Manuscript (Form).
    • Contributor: Key, F. S.
    • Date: 1842
  • Book/Printed Material
    [ Facsimile of first newspaper printing of The star spangled banner] 1 photostat of newspaper article | Published in the" Baltimore Patriot and Evening Advertiser." Part of an assortment of uncatalogued clippings and photostats relating to the Star Spangled Banner, housed in the Music Division.
    • Contributor: Munroe & French - [Key, Francis Scott]
    • Date: 1814-09-20
  • Book/Printed Material
    Defence of Fort M'Henry 21 x 17 cm | This is the first printing of Key's poem. B24 in Star spangled books.
    • Contributor: [Key, Francis Scott]
    • Date: 1814-09-17
  • Notated Music
    Camp songs of the United States Army and Navy Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 unnumbered pages) ; 29 cm | collected by Kenneth S. Clark, representing the War Department Commission on training camp activities. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).
    • Contributor: The Evening and Sunday Star
    • Date: 1917

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  • Notated Music
    Where we stand Notated Music. print | 1 score (* pages) ; 21 cm | 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: Sahlin, George Adolph
    • Date: 1917

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