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  • Article
    " So Sweet Is She" by Patty Stair Article. Stair sets the text in a chordal style with the melody nearly always in the first tenor voice. It is in three verses—each verse more developed harmonically—and a coda that recalls the final words of each verse: "so white, so soft, so sweet is she." Though it is set with close voicing, Stair avoids any use of "barbershop harmonies," opting instead for sonorities ...
  • Notated Music
    Ungarische tñze, Drittes heft Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Brahms, Johannes
    • Date: 1880

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  • Notated Music
    Faithful love - Liebestreu Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Cortada, A. - Brahms, Johannes
    • Date: 1884

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  • Notated Music
    Abschied - Parting Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Simrock, N. - Brahms, Johannes
    • Date: 1882

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  • Notated Music
    Faithfulmess - Liebestreu Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Schirmer, G. - Brahms, Johannes
    • Date: 1880

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  • Notated Music
    Sonntag - Sunday Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Simrock, N. - Brahms, Johannes
    • Date: 1882

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  • Notated Music
    An Ein veilchen - To a violet Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Simrock, N. - Brahms, Johannes
    • Date: 1882

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  • Notated Music
    So lass uns wandern! Thus we will wander Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Simrock, N. - Brahms, Johannes
    • Date: 1882

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  • Notated Music
    Liebsten schwur, Des - The Lover's vow Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Simrock, N. - Brahms, Johannes
    • Date: 1882

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  • Notated Music
    Before my fair one's window Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Ditson, Oliver - Brahms, Johannes
    • Date: 1879

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  • Notated Music
    Ungarische tñze, viertes heft Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Simrock, N. - Brahms, Johannes
    • Date: 1881

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  • Notated Music
    Walzer, op 52 Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Simrock, N. - Brahms, Johannes
    • Date: 1881

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  • Notated Music
    Walzer, op 65 [and] Zum schluss Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Simrock, N. - Brahms, Johannes
    • Date: 1881

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  • Notated Music
    Ungarische tñze, drittes heft Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Simrock, N. - Brahms, Johannes
    • Date: 1881

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  • Notated Music
    Ungarische tñze, drittes heft Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Simrock, N. - Brahms, Johannes
    • Date: 1881

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  • Notated Music
    Ungarische tñze Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Simrock, N. - Brahms, Johannes
    • Date: 1882

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  • Notated Music
    Ungarische tñze [clavier zu vier handen] Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Simrock, N. - Brahms, Johannes
    • Date: 1882

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  • Notated Music
    The Mountains are cold Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Russell, J. M. - Brahms, Johannes
    • Date: 1879

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  • Notated Music
    Impromptu Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Russell, J. M. - Brahms, Johannes
    • Date: 1879

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  • Article
    "O How Amiable" by Dudley Buck Article. Buck's sacred compositions include large-scale works, four cantatas, 55 anthems and 20 sacred songs. He played a central role in the development of organ and choral music in the United States.
  • Article
    Sure on This Shining Night Song Collection. Anecdotes aside, Barber must have appreciated the song's warm reception for nearly thirty years later he arranged "Sure on this Shining Night" (along with "A Nun Takes the Veil," also from Four Songs, op. 13) for chorus. The arrangements were extremely popular and sold over a hundred thousand copies. To date, "Sure on this Shining Night" remains a favorite among solo singers ...
  • Biography
    Charles Martin Loeffler, 1861-1935 Knight, Ellen. Charles Martin Loeffler: A Life Apart in American Music. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1993.
  • Biography
    Charles Ives, 1874-1954 Swafford, Jan. Charles Ives : A Life With Music. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1996.
  • Article
    Printable Timeline - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections 1850 Songs of America Stephen Foster composes 'The Voice of Bygone Days', 'Molly, Do You Love Me?', and 'Ah! May the Red Rose Live Alway!' 'Go Down Moses,' a spiritual sung by the Tuskegee Institute Singers, 1914. Harriet Tubman reported using this song to identify herself to slaves that might want to escape and flee north with her by singing it in a neighboring ...
  • Film, Video
    Lukas Foss interviewed by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich at Carnegie Hall on April 30, 1996. Lukas Foss speaks with Ellen Taaffe Zwilich about his life and career as a composer. videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 2 hrs., 28 min. | Recorded on April 30, 1996. (Date). Recorded at Carnegie Hall, New York City (Venue). Transcribed by Paul Luongo. Edited by Pedro Gonzalez and James L. Wolf. (General). Courtesy of the Carnegie Hall Institute (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form). This has ...
    • Contributor: Foss, Lukas - Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe