Collection Items

  • 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

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  • Notated Music
    Library of Congress march Instrumental parts | 1 score (12 p.) + 23 parts ; 8 1/2" x 11" | Copyright 2003 by John Philip Sousa, Inc. (Copyright). Printed score and band parts. The march was begun by John Philip Sousa in 1931, but never completed. Stephen Bulla was able to finish and orchestrate the score by using Sousa's fragmentary sketches, a piano draft, and one page of ...
    • Contributor: Sousa, John Philip - Bulla, Stephen
    • Date: 2003
  • Audio Recording
    With rue my heart is laden sound recording | Recorded in Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress (Venue). Recorded on December 7, 2004 (Date). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Barber, Samuel - Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward) - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video
    Master class with Thomas Hampson and Sgt Kenneth G. Maxwell, ... videorecording | Master class conducted at the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska, on May 30, 2006. (General). Courtesy of Sgt Kenneth G. Maxwell,tenor vocalist, USAF Heartland of America Band, Offutt AFB, NE. (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Hampson, Thomas - Maxwell, Sgt. Kenneth G.
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video
    Sure on this shining night videorecording | 1 video, 2 minutes, 27 seconds | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, October 2009. (General). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hampson, Thomas - Barber, Samuel
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    Grief videorecording | 1 video, 3 minutes, 9 seconds | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, October 2009. (General). Courtesy of William Grant Still Music, www.williamgrantstill.com (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hampson, Thomas - Still, William Grant
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    Interview with Thomas Hampson, conducted by Denise Gallo videorecording | 1 video, 41 minutes | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, 2009. (General). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hampson, Thomas - Gallo, Denise
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    Night wanderers videorecording | From Favorites from the Song of America Tour with Thomas Hampson, baritone, and Wolfram Rieger, piano. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Washington, DC, October 28, 2010. (Source Note). Courtesy of the Samuel Barber Estate and G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com. Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc. http://www.schirmer.com/ (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Barber, Samuel - Davies, W. H. (William Henry) - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video
    Solitary hotel videorecording | From Favorites from the Song of America Tour with Thomas Hampson, baritone, and Wolfram Rieger, piano. Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, Washington, DC, October 28, 2010. (Source). Courtesy of G. Schirmer, Inc., www.schirmer.com (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Barber, Samuel - Joyce, James - Hampson, Thomas - Rieger, Wolfram
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video
    Vignettes: Letters from George to Evelyn from the private pap... videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 19 min., 9 sec. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress July 2-3, 2012. (General). 16:9 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Brewer, Christine - Rutenberg, Craig - Smith, Alan Louis
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video
    Now like a lantern videorecording | videorecording ; 2 min., 49 sec. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress, July 2-3, 2012. (General). 16:9 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Brewer, Christine - Rutenberg, Craig - Kramer, A. Walter (Arthur Walter) - Raphael, Alice
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video
    If I could tell you videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 3 min., 24 sec. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress July 2-3, 2012. (General). 16:9 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Brewer, Christine - Rutenberg, Craig - Firestone, Idabelle - Marshall, Madeleine
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video
    Review videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 5 min., 41 sec. | 16:9 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Brewer, Christine - Rutenberg, Craig - Dougherty, Celius
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video
    Sing to me, sing videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 2 min., 15 sec. | 16:9 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Brewer, Christine - Rutenberg, Craig - Henley, W. E.
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video
    Christine Brewer discusses American song videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 35 min., 23 sec. | Recorded at the Library of Congress July 2-3, 2012. (General). Music specialist James Wintle from the Library of Congress interviews soprano Christine Brewer about American song. (Content). 16:9 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Brewer, Christine - Wintle, James
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video
    Happiness is a thing called Joe videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 4 min., 18 sec. | 16:9 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Brewer, Christine - Rutenberg, Craig - Arlen, Harold - Harburg, E. Y. (Edgar Yipsel)
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video
    I had myself a true love videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 4 min., 44 sec. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress July 2-3, 2012. 16:9 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Brewer, Christine - Rutenberg, Craig - Arlen, Harold - Mercer, Johnny
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video
    When I have sung my songs videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 2 min., 36 sec. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress July 2-3, 2012. (General). 16:9 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Charles, Ernest - Brewer, Christine - Rutenberg, Craig
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video
    Hickory Hill videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 3 min., 26 sec. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress July 2-3, 2012. 16:9 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Brewer, Christine - Rutenberg, Craig - Sargent, Paul - Hillyer, Robert
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video
    Can you imagine that? videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 3 min., 59 sec. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress July 2-3, 2012. 16:9 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Brewer, Christine - Rutenberg, Craig - Merrill, Bob
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video
    We write the songs: celebrating the ASCAP Collection videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 110 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on May 10, 2011. (General). 16:9 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Williams, Paul - Deshannon, Jackie - Steinberg, Billy - Kelly, Tom - Eastmond, Barry - Jackson, Freddie - Kay, Dean - Broughton, Bruce - James, Brett - Sampson, Gordie - Lindsey, Hillary - Lovett, Lyle - David, Hal - American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video
    ASCAP Collection concert videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 112 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on May 11, 2010. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Williams, Paul - Souther, J. D. - Bergman, Alan - Holyfield, Wayland - Alexander, Jessi - David, Hal - Hammond, Albert - Withers, Bill - American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers - Dion
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video
    We write the Songs: ASCAP Concert 2012 videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 137 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on May 15, 2012. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Williams, Paul - Nunn, Terri - Parker, Ray - Burgie, Irving - Bishop, Stephen - Melanie - Foliart, Dan - Fekaris, Dino - Stapleton, Chris (Musician) - Schwartz, Stephen - Simpson, Valerie - American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video
    CMA songwriters series 2011 videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 97 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Nov. 16, 2011. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Dipiero, Bob - Black, Clint - Loveless, Patty - Nichols, Tim - Country Music Association (U.S.)
    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video
    CMA songwriters series: Bob DiPiero, Brett James, Little Big ... videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 88 min. | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on Dec. 4, 2010. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Dipiero, Bob - James, Brett - Little Big Town (Musical Group) - McKenna, Lori - Country Music Association (U.S.)
    • Date: 2010