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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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  • Notated Music
    The presidents march: a new federal song sheet music | 2 p. | Also contains a version of Yankee Doodle. Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: G. Willig
    • Date: 1798

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  • Notated Music
    The Anacreontic song sheet music | 3 p., 13 x 9 3/4 in. | "As sung at the Crown and Anchor Tavern in the Strand." First edition. Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Longman and Broderip - [smith, John Stafford] - Tomlinson, Ralph
    • Date: 1779

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    The Anacreontic song sheet music | 2 p., 9 1/4 x 13 in. | This is likely the 3rd issue from after 1782. "As sung at the Crown and Anchor Tavern in the Strand." Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Longman and Broderip - [smith, John Stafford] - Tomlinson, Ralph
    • Date: 178?

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  • Notated Music
    Yankee doodle sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: S. T. Gordon - Gordon, S. T.
    • Date: 1861

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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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