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  • Notated Music
    Christ is risen an Easter anthem vocal score | 1 score (2-19 p.) ; 36 cm. | Victor Herbert. (Statement Of Responsibility). For alto, soprano solo, and chorus (SATB) with piano. Caption title. acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Vocal Score (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: M. Witmark & Sons - Herbert, Victor
    • Date: 1908

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    Now is Christ risen from the dead soprano solo & quartett vocal score | 1 score (7 p.) ; 27 cm. | Harvey B. Gaul. (Statement Of Responsibility). For soprano solo, chorus (SATB), and organ. Caption title. acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Vocal Score (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Wm. A. Pond - Gaul, Harvey (Harvey Bartlett) - Gaul, Harvey
    • Date: 1905

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    While shepherds watched Christmas carol vocal score | 1 close score ([2] p.) ; 27 cm. | G.W. Chadwick. (Statement Of Responsibility). For SATB chorus. Words by Nahum Tate. Caption title. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Vocal Score (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: A.P. Schmidt - Chadwick, G. W. (George Whitefield) - Tate, Nahum - Chadwick, G. W.
    • Date: 1889

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    The carol of the beasts vocal score | 1 score (4 p.) ; 27 cm. | Peter Christian Lutkin ; [words by] George Coleman Gow. (Statement Of Responsibility). For solos (for four first altos or solo voice; for four second sopranos or solo voice), and chorus (SATB). Caption title. acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Vocal Score (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: H.W. Gray - Lutkin, Peter Christian - Gow, George Coleman
    • Date: 1922

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    Child Jesus comes from heavenly height Christmas carol vocal score | 1 close score (2 p.) ; 26 cm. | the words translated from Hans Christian Andersen ; the music composed by P.C. Lutkin. (Statement Of Responsibility). For four-part mixed voices, unaccompanied. Caption title. acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Vocal Score (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: H.W. Gray - Lutkin, Peter Christian - Andersen, Hans Christian
    • Date: 1907

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    O little town of Bethlehem vocal score | 1 score (6 p.) ; 27 cm. | P.C. Lutkin. (Statement Of Responsibility). For alto solo, chorus (SATB) with piano. acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Vocal Score (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: C. F. Summy Co. - Lutkin, Peter Christian
    • Date: 1903

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    O God, my heart is ready motet for mixed voices a cappella, op. 17 vocal score | 1 score (35 p.) ; 28 cm. | the text from the Psalms ; music by Arthur Whiting. (Statement Of Responsibility). For mixed chorus (SSATBB), unaccompanied. Photocopy. [S.l. : s.n., 2010] acquire 1 shelf copy [policy default] (Selection Decision). Vocal Score (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: G. Schirmer - Whiting, Arthur
    • Date: 1899

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  • Book
    The Cokesbury hymnal for general use in religious meetings Hymnal. print | 1 v. cm. | Only 1 page digitized. (Digital Conversion). Hymns, with music. Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Cokesbury Press - Todd, Harold Hart
    • Date: 1923
  • Notated Music
    Barcarolles, mixed voices, piano, 4 hands op. 44 vocal score | 1 score (9, [1] p.) ; 35 cm. | componirt von E.A. Mac Dowell [i.e. MacDowell]. (Statement Of Responsibility). For chorus (SSAATTBB) with piano 4 hands. English translation of Bodenstedt's poem by E. MacDowell. Words printed as text with German and English translations on last page. German and English words. acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Vocal Score (Form). ...
    • Contributor: A.P. Schmidt - Macdowell, Edward - Bodenstedt, Friedrich
    • Date: 1892

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    The witch op. 5 vocal score | 1 close score (5 p.) ; 27 cm. | words & music by Edgar Thorn. (Statement Of Responsibility). For chorus (TTBB). Caption title. Vocal Score (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: P. L. Jung - Macdowell, Edward
    • Date: 1898

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    Pirate song manuscript score | 1 ms. score ([4] p.) ; 36 cm. | H.F. Gilbert ; words R.L. Stevenson and A.C. Hyde. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, in ink. For baritone solo with piano acc. At four location in the manuscript (pages 1 and 4), the composer has pasted corrections over the originals. With: Pop corn; Inconvenient; The rocking chair; A tragic mistake; Lullaby. Manuscript Score ...
    • Contributor: Gilbert, Henry F. (Henry Franklin Belknap) - Stevenson, Robert Louis - Hyde, Alice C.
    • Date: 1918

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    Yale courant manuscript score | 1 ms. score (10 p. ) ; 31 cm. | Patty Stair ; words from Yale courant. (Statement Of Responsibility). For chorus (SSAA) with piano. Holograph, in ink. Caption title. Manuscript Score (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Stair, Patty
    • Date: 1914

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  • Notated Music
    Choruses, men's voices op. 41 Cradle song vocal score | 1 close score ([4] p.) ; 27 cm. | E.A. MacDowell. (Statement Of Responsibility). For men's chorus (TTBB). Caption title. With: Dance of gnomes. acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Vocal Score (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: A.P. Schmidt - Macdowell, Edward - Cornelius, Peter
    • Date: 1890

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    Choruses, men's voices op. 41 Dance of gnomes vocal score | 1 close score ([4] p.) ; 27 cm. | E.A. MacDowell. (Statement Of Responsibility). For men's chorus (TTBB). Caption title. Stamped on the bottom of p. 1: "G. Schirmer, 35 Union Square, New York" With: Cradle song. acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Vocal Score (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: A.P. Schmidt - Macdowell, Edward
    • Date: 1890

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  • Notated Music
    Northern songs Brook vocal score | 1 score (3 p.) ; 27 cm. | [words & music by] E.A. MacDowell. (Statement Of Responsibility). For chorus (SATB). Caption title. With: Slumber song, op. 43, no. 2. Vocal Score (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: A.P. Schmidt - Macdowell, Edward
    • Date: 1891

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    Northern songs Slumber song vocal score | 1 score (3 p.) ; 27 cm. | [words & music by] E.A. MacDowell. (Statement Of Responsibility). For chorus (SATB). Caption title. With: The brook, op. 43, no. 1. Vocal Score (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: A.P. Schmidt - Macdowell, Edward
    • Date: 1891

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  • Notated Music
    Summer wind song of sylphs
    Song of sylphs | Two choruses for women's voices I | Two choruses for women's voices
    vocal score | 1 score (4 p. ) ; 27 cm. | Edward Mac Dowell [i.e. MacDowell] ; from Richard Hovey's Launcelot and Guenevere. (Statement Of Responsibility). For women's chorus (SSAA) with piano acc. for rehearsal only. Caption title. Vocal Score (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: A.P. Schmidt - Macdowell, Edward - Hovey, Richard
    • Date: 1902

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  • Notated Music
    Barcarolles, mixed voices, piano, 4 hands op. 44 (Sketches) manuscript score | 1 score ([2] p.) ; 36 cm. | Holograph, in ink and pencil. Musical sketches for Barcarolle, op. 44. Caption title. acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Manuscript Score (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Macdowell, Edward
    • Date: 1892

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  • Notated Music
    Christ is risen an Easter anthem manuscript score | 1 ms. score (17 p.) ; 36 cm. | [composed] by Victor Herbert. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, in ink, additions in pencil. For alto, soprano solo, and chorus (SATB) with piano. The word, "composed", and the composition date on title page crossed out by an unknown hand in pencil. An alternative version of the first 4 measures on p. 16 pasted ...
    • Contributor: Herbert, Victor
    • Date: 1904

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  • Article
    "Far awa'" by Mrs. H.H.A. (Amy) Beach Article. Article. Beach's thirty works for women's chorus are a significant part of her output. They include major choral/orchestra cantatas such as The Chambered Nautilus, op. 66, (1907), commissioned by the St. Cecilia Club of New York. The demand for women's chorus repertoire grew exponentially in the last decade of the nineteenth century. Women's musical clubs flourished in the years following the 1893 meeting ...
  • Biography
    Arthur Farwell (1872-1952) Biography. Waters, Edward N. "The Wa-Wan Press: An Adventure in Musical Idealism." In A Birthday Offering to C[arl] E[ngel], comp. and ed. Gustave Reese, 214-33. New York: G. Schirmer, 1943.
  • Biography
    H. T. Burleigh (1866-1949) Biography. Simpson, Anne Key. "Hard Trials: The Life and Music of Harry T. Burleigh." Composers of North America, no. 8. Metuchen, New Jersey: Scarecrow Press, 1990.
  • Biography
    Will Marion Cook (1869-1944) Biography. Biography. Biography. Cook also followed his own advice. Thomas Riis, in his study of early black musical theater, singles out Cook's remarkable harmonic skill and compositional sophistication. When the pursuit of his classical career was stymied, Cook brought his exceptional talent to bear on popular music, perhaps paving the way for the marriage of popular spirit and classical complexity which became jazz. Either ...
  • Biography
    R. Nathaniel Dett (1882-1943) Biography. Dett was opposed to the style of "swinging the spirituals" that was becoming popular during the 1930s. He held a poll among his students at Bennett College regarding their opinions of the popular style. One of his students, reflecting Dett' s teaching, wrote: "I like the music, but I don't like the way it was sung. . . . I think it lowers ...
  • Biography
    Amy Beach (1867-1944) Biography. Biography. Beach assumed many leadership positions, often in advancing the cause of American women composers. She was associated with the Music Teachers National Association and the Music Educators National Conference. In 1925, she was a founding member and first president of the Society of American Women Composers. Following her death on December 27, 1944, Beach's royalties were given to the MacDowell Colony, as ...