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  • Notated Music
    Three Songs musical score | 16 p. ; 35 cm. | Zephyrus / Henry F. Gilbert -- J’ai cherche´ trente ans mes sœurs / Alice Getty -- Lament for Adonis / Katherine Ruth Heyman. (Content). Words of the 1st song by Longfellow; words of the 2nd by Maeterlinck; words of the 3rd from Sappho by Bliss Carman. (General). "Volume II [Second Quarter] Part 1: March" (Source ...
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Gilbert, Henry F. (Henry Franklin Belknap) - Getty, Alice - Heyman, Katherine Ruth - Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth - Maeterlinck, Maurice - Sappho - Carman, Bliss - Gilbert, Henry F.
    • Date: 1903

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    Three songs vocal score | 15 p. ; 35 cm. | The curlew : recitation with piano accompaniment / by Lawrence Gilman -- A ruined garden and Requiescat / by Arthur Farwell (Content). "Volume III [Summer Quarter] Part I: July." (Source Note). Vocal Score (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Farwell, Arthur - Gilman, Lawrence Gilman, Lawrence Gilman, Lawrence - Yeats, W. (William Butler) - Marston, Philip Bourke - Heyman, Katherine Ruth - Gilman, Lawrence
    • Date: 1904

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  • Notated Music
    In a gondola vocal score | 21 p., 35 cm. | Scanned copy is for baritone voice and is in the key of C. (Source Note). "Volume IV [Winter Quarter] Part I: No. 25. Dramatic monologue for baritone or tenor. The words from the poem "In a Gondola" by Robert Browning." (Source Note). Vocal Score (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Beach, John Parsons - Browning, Robert
    • Date: 1905

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  • Notated Music
    Celtic studies : Four songs by Henry F. Gilbert vocal score | 24 p. ; 35 cm. | Words of 1st song by Todhunter, 2nd by Macleod, 3rd by Chesson, 4th by anonymous. (General). "Volume IV [Autumn Quarter - Part I] No. 31." (Source Note). Vocal Score (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Gilbert, Henry F. (Henry Franklin Belknap) - Todhunter, John - Chesson, Nora - Macleod, Fiona - Gilbert, Henry F.
    • Date: 1905

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  • Book/Printed Material
    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
    Hesper [Op. 6, no. 2] sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Song for high voice. Poem by Henry Van Dyke." (Source Note). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Ayres, Frederic - Van Dyke, Henry
    • Date: 1911

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  • Notated Music
    Where the bee sucks, op. 3, no. 2 sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "To Mr. Allen Byrne. From The Tempest." (Source Note). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Ayres, Frederic - Shakespeare, William
    • Date: 1907

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  • Notated Music
    On a balcony sheet music | 7 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Avery, Stanley R. (Stanley Robert) - Sherman, Frank Dempster - Avery, Stanley R.
    • Date: 1907

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    Kinderwacht A slumber song sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Fliegendes Blatt, a German publication, is given as author of the lyrics. (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Andersen, Arthur Olaf
    • Date: 1909

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  • Notated Music
    Sleep, then, ah sleep! sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Branscombe, Gena - Le Gallienne, Richard
    • Date: 1906

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  • Notated Music
    Names sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Song for Soprano" (Source Note). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Ide, Chester Edward - Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
    • Date: 1907

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  • Notated Music
    Morning song sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Robert Browning in "Pippa Passes."" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Loomis, Harvey Worthington - Browning, Robert
    • Date: 1907

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    A star in the night sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Shepherd, Arthur - Lang, Andrew
    • Date: 1906

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    Orlamonde sheet music | 7 p. ; 35 cm. | "Words used by permission of G. P. Putnam's Sons." (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Gilbert, Henry F. (Henry Franklin Belknap) - Maeterlinck, Maurice - Serrano, Mary J. (Mary Jane) - Gilbert, Henry F.
    • Date: 1907

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  • Notated Music
    Five songs for high voice and pianoforte, op. 7 vocal score | 23 p. ; 35 cm. | Lift up the curtains of thine eyes -- Nocturn -- There is a light in thy blue eyes -- The lost child -- Rhapsody. (Content). Vocal Score (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Shepherd, Arthur - Lowell, James Russell
    • Date: 1909

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  • Notated Music
    The lonely garden sheet music | 7 p. ; 35 cm. | "Poem used by permission of the American Magazine" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Walker, Caroline Holme - Pickthall, Marjorie L. C. (Marjorie Lowry Christie)
    • Date: 1907

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  • Notated Music
    The valley of lovers sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | "Poem from "The Wind Among the Reeds" published by John Lane Company." (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Wa-Wan Press - Damon, Julia - Yeats, W. (William Butler)
    • Date: 1906

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  • Book/Printed Material
    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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  • Book/Printed Material
    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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  • Book/Printed Material
    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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