Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America
Photo, Print, DrawingSure on this shining night from Four Songs, op. 13, 1938 manuscript | 4p., 10.5 x 13in. 2p., 10.5 x 14in. | Text from 'Permit Me Voyage', 1934. (Bibliographic History). Recording: Song of America tour, St. Paul, MN, 17 January 2006 (with pianist Wolfram Rieger). (Additional Form). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com. Lyrics based on "Description of Elysium" by James Agee. (Copyright Notice). Due to copyright restrictions, original master files are not available. (Standard ...
- Contributor: G. Schirmer - Barber, Samuel - Agee, James
- Date: 1969
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CollectionThe 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