Collection Items

  • Audio Recording
    Passage-birds' farewell
    Duets, voices, piano, op. 14. Abschied der Vögel (Uniform title)
    Classical Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 03:05 | Vocal (Category). Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra (Description). This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of the ...
    • Contributor: Victor - Alma Gluck - Louise Homer - Eugen Hildach
    • Date: 1914-05-20
  • Audio Recording
    Chanson Hebraique
    Hebrew song (Parallel (translated) title)
    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:46 | Vocal (Category). Soprano vocal solo, with violin obligato and orchestra (Description). This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of ...
    • Contributor: Victor - Alma Gluck - Maurice Ravel - Josef Pasternack
    • Date: 1917-06-25
  • Audio Recording
    Hatikva
    Zionist hymn (Subtitle) | Hatikvoh (Alternate title)
    Ethnic Music. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:41 | Vocal (Category). Soprano vocal solo, with violin and orchestra (Description). This recording is protected by state copyright laws in the United States. The Library of Congress has obtained a license from rights holders to offer it as streamed audio only. Downloading is not permitted. The authorization of rights holders of the ...
    • Contributor: Victor - Alma Gluck - Josef Pasternack - Naphtali Herz Imber
    • Date: 1918-09-11
  • Audio Recording
    Long ago sound recording | Digital file provided by the University of California, Santa Barbara Davidson Library, Department of Special Collections, for the National Jukebox Project. (Source). Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment and the National Jukebox Project. (Copyright Notice). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Victor - Macdowell, Edward - Gluck, Alma
    • Date: 1912
  • Audio Recording
    Old folks at home sound recording | Digital file provided by the University of California, Santa Barbara Davidson Library, Department of Special Collections, for the National Jukebox Project. (Source). Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment and the National Jukebox Project. (Copyright Notice). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Victor - Foster, Stephen Collins - Gluck, Alma - Zimbalist, Efrem
    • Date: 1914
  • Article
    Songs of the Zionist Movement in America After the war, the British took control of Palestine, allowing Jewish settlements to develop and thrive. Jewish immigrants purchased land on which to settle. Among the needs for these settlers was a common language, as settlers came from various parts of Europe and North America. Hebrew, which at the time was a language used only in religious practice that many Jews did not speak ...
  • Article
    Regional Song Sampler: The Northeast Return to Mapping the Songs of America
  • Article
    Italian American Song In the later twentieth century Italian American vocal artists continued to exert a major influence on popular culture in the United States. While famous Italian Ameircan singers such as Frank Sinatra, Perry Como, and Dean Martin were influenced by their Italian heritage in their English-Language recordings, recordings of Italian-language songs sometimes became hits for various American popular singers, such as the traditional song, "Santa ...
  • Article
    Jewish Song in America Composers who wrote for the Yiddish stage explored themes of Jewish history and experience. But, in the early twentieth century, those who composed songs for mainstream audiences usually felt that they needed to keep their Jewish identity private. In the later twentieth century and beyond there has been a return to themes from Jewish culture and history, presented for all audiences. For example, Leonard ...
  • Article
    Printable Timeline - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections 1900 Songs of America Amy Marcy Cheney Beach sets to music Three Browning Songs, including
  • Book/Printed Material
    [The code of Terpsichore The art of dancing, comprising its theory and practice, and a history of its rise and progress, from the earliest times
    Art of dancing
    Catalog. Book. print | vii p., 22 p. (music), [5]-548 p. 17 pl. 23 cm. | by C. Blasis ... Translated under the author's immediate inspection by R. Barton] (Statement Of Responsibility). On spine: Code of Terpsichore. By C. Blasis ... With seventeen plates; illustrating upwards of sixty positions. With original quadrilles and waltzes. Arranged for the piano-forte. Barton's English translation of Code complet ...
    • Contributor: E. Bull - Blasis, Carlo
    • Date: 1830