• Notated Music
    Fanfare for the common man manuscript score | 4 p. of ms. music ; 34 cm. | Original manuscript score, in pencil. (c) Copyright 1944 by The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc. Copyright Renewed. Used by permission of Boosey & Hawkes, Inc., Sole Publisher & Licensee. (Copyright Notice). Manuscript Score (Form).
    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Date: 1942

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    Guadacanal March [from Victory at Sea] manuscript score | 5 p. | From the Richard Rodgers Collection. "The Guadalcanal March" by Richard Rodgers Copyright (c) 1952 by Williamson Music Copyright Renewed. International Copyright Secured All Rights Reserved. (Copyright Notice). Manuscript Score (Form).
    • Contributor: Rodgers, Richard

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    The Anacreontick Song It is this edition from which most claims of Smith's authorship of the tune come. While it is accepted that he did the arrangement for the tune, other initial sources for the melody have been given as an old hunting song or traditional bar song. Published in "A fifth book of canzonets, catches, canons & glees, sprightly and plaintive, with a part for the ...
    • Contributor: "printed for the Author" - Smith, John Stafford - [tomlinson, Ralph]
    • Date: 1799

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    [ 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
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    [ 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
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    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
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    [ Song 566] Anacreontic Society Published in "The vocal magazine," pages 147 and 148 (Content). First dated printing of the poem "To Anacreon in Heav'n" (no music). B1 in Star Spangled Books.
    • Contributor: J. Harrison for J. Bew - Tomlinson, Ralph, Esq
    • Date: 1778

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    To Anacreon, in heav'n First book printing of both the poem and the tune of the Anacreontic song. There is reasonable historical doubt about John Stafford Smith's actual composition of the melody. Published in "The vocal enchantress," pages 336-338.
    • Contributor: J. Fielding - [smith, John Stafford?] - [tomlinson, Ralph]
    • Date: 1783

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    Eternal Father, strong to save Hymnal. 1 p. | Taken from the book entitled "Hymns of worship and service, Chapel edition."
    • Contributor: Century Co. - Dykes, John - Whiting, William
    • Date: 1906
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    Materna (O Mother Dear, Jerusalem) Hymnal. xvi, 282 p.; iv, 56 p., 15 x 21.5 cm | Tune for "America the Beautiful." In "Hymns of Worship and Service, Chapel Edition" -- Hymn #325 (page 237).
    • Contributor: Knickerbocker Press/The Century Company - Ward, Samuel Augustus
    • Date: 1906
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    The star spangled banner manuscript | 1 p. | Item contains an autographed manuscript of "The star spangled banner" in a red leather case. Also included are a portrait of Francis Scott Key, a copy of "The Star Spangled Banner (Second session)", an advertisement for the song, a hand-written manuscript, and an article. (Content). Manuscript (Form).
    • Contributor: Key, Francis Scott
    • Date: 1840

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  • Notated Music
    Over there (Sketches) Notated Music. print | 1 score (1 unnumbered leaf) ; 31 cm | G. M. Cohan. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. In pencil; holograph signature in ink. "Original manuscript "Over there" by Geo. M. Cohan." Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Sheet (Form).
    • Contributor: George M. Cohan - Cohan, George M. (George Michael)
    • Date: 1911

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    God bless America manuscript | 4 p. | Irving Berlin's handwritten lyrics to "God Bless America." "God Bless America" by Irving Berlin (c) Copyright 1938, 1939 by Irving Berlin (c) Copyright Renewed 1965, 1966 by Irving Berlin (c) Copyright Assigned the Trustees of the God Bless America Fund International Copyright Secured. All Rights Reserved. Reprinted by Permission. (Copyright Notice). Manuscript (Form).
    • Contributor: Berlin, Irving
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    [ Library of Congress march (Sketches)] manuscript sketch | 6 p., 13 1/2" x 11" ; 1 p., 17 1/2" x 11 1/4" | Items are four fragment pieces of the Library of Congress march which Sousa did not complete. Items include two sketches, a piano draft, and a full manuscript score for band. Filed under folders entitled "Untitled cut-time march" in John Philip Sousa Collection. Manuscript Sketch (Form).
    • Contributor: Sousa, John Philip

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