Collection Items

  • Notated Music
    Nevada galop 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: Shaw, W. F. - Collins, F. M.
    • Date: 1885

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  • Notated Music
    Nevada star, The - La Stella di Nevada 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. - Giorza, P.
    • Date: 1885

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  • Notated Music
    Nevada grand march 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: Lee & Walker - Meyer, Wm. T.
    • Date: 1874

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  • Notated Music
    The flag Notated Music. print | 1 score (* pages) ; 35 cm | For voice and piano. Manuscript in ink. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).
    • Contributor: Smith, Nevada
    • Date: 1911

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  • Notated Music
    The letter edged in black sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Kansas City Talking Machine Co. - Nevada, Hattie
    • Date: 1897

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  • Film, Video
    Sprinkle coal dust on my grave [illustrated] motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio Track taken from Library of Congress LP L60. (General). Photos taken from Library of Congress online collections (General). Coal miner. Cherokee County, Kansas (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b27588) -- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (vicinity). Montour no. 4 mine of the Pittsburgh Coal Company (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8d09850) -- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (vicinity). Montour no. 4 mine of the Pittsburgh Coal Company. Coal miner at ...
    • Contributor: Jenks, Orville J. - Korson, George Gershon
  • Film, Video
    Gary Haleamau Gary Haleamau performs traditional Hawai'ian music from Las Vegas at the Library of Congress, August 20, 2008. videorecording | videorecording ; 70 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). August 20, 2008. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Haleamau, Gary - Haleamau, Sheldeen
    • Date: 2008
  • Notated Music
    Colo waltz 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: Smith, George
    • Date: 1883

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  • Notated Music
    We've got the hun on the run Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 35 cm | Words and music by C. B. Elderkin. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).
    • Contributor: C. Elderkin - Elderkin, C.
    • Date: 1918

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  • Notated Music
    Our boys over there Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 36 cm | For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).
    • Contributor: J. C. Ferguson - Johnson, Chas. L.
    • Date: 1918

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  • Article
    Basque American Song Starting in the 1960s, folk bands like Ordago and Gaupasa formed to play a combination of traditional Basque music and popular songs. Since then, groups like Amuma Says No have brought a more contemporary edge to Basque music by mixing Basque and American instrumentation and rhythms. A webcast of the performance of Amuma Says No performing both traditional and contemporary songs at the Library ...
  • Article
    Mapping the Songs of the Civil War - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections Select the highlighted states on this map to view a selection of sheet music pertaining to people, places, or events associated with that state during the Civil War. This can include songs about military figures, battles and campaigns, regiments, and other state-related events or sentiments.
  • Article
    Regional Song Sampler: The West Return to Mapping the Songs of America
  • Notated Music
    Queen of our U.S.A Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 36 cm | For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).
    • Contributor: J. C. Ferguson - Johnson, Chas. L.
    • Date: 1918

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  • Notated Music
    We will follow the red white and blue Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 35 cm | For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).
    • Contributor: James W. O'connell - Johnson, Chas. L.
    • Date: 1917

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  • Article
    Mapping the Songs of America - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections Select any state on this map to find items pertaining to it. These may include songs about a state, songs written or recorded in a state, or songs composed by an artist associated with that state. Results can include sheet music, recordings, videos, and more.
  • Article
    Regional Sampler: The Southwest Return to Mapping the Songs of America
  • Article
    Hawaiian Song Colleges and university programs in Hawai'i participate in the revitalization of Hawaiian language and culture. An example available in this presentation comes from Hawai'i Community College in Hilo, Hawai'i, where a program in traditional hula, Hālau Hula, emphasizes learning Hawaiian language, as well as dance, chants, and songs. Students and teachers of this program formed the group Unukupukupu, which performed at the Library of ...
  • Article
    Mexican American Song The most well known son jarocho is "La Bamba," which the Mexican American pop singer Ritchie Valens (1941-1959) popularized. Son Jarocho has become part of the fabric of the work of an array of contemporary Mexican American pop and rock singers including Zack de la Rocha of Rage Against the Machine, Los Lobos and Lila Downs.
  • Article
    Songs of Immigration and Migration - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections As Europeans colonized North America, beginning with the Spanish and French in the 1500s and the British and Dutch in the early 1600s, colonists brought their cultural entertainments along with them. Songs brought to colonial America continued to be sung in their early forms, so that later scholars of songs and ballads, such as the British ethnomusicologist Cecil Sharp and American ballad scholar Francis ...
  • Article
    Printable Timeline - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections 1800 Songs of America James Hewitt (1770-1827) composes 'The Wounded Hussar.' Hon'hewachi Song from the Blue Spot ceremony, sung by a group of Omaha men and women. Recorded by Francis La Flesche, September, 1895. The purpose of the ceremony was to honor a female relative of a society member. La Flesche wrote that this song was composed by Old Blackbird of the White Horse ...
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    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 ...
  • Book/Printed Material
    Public dance halls, their regulation and place in the recreation of adolescents
    Public dance halls
    Bibliography. Government Publication. Book. print | v, 57 p. 23 cm. | by Ella Gardner ... (Statement Of Responsibility). At head of title: U.S. Department of Labor. Children's Bureau. "Dance-hall legislation of 1926, 1927, and 1928": p. 56-57. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). ...
    • Contributor: U.S. Govt. Print. Off - Gardner, Ella
    • Date: 1929
  • 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
  • Film, Video
    Ellen Taaffe Zwilich Interviewed by Ara Guzelimian at Carnegie Hall on April 16, 1999. Ellen Taaffe Zwilich speaks with Ara Guzelimian about her life and career as a composer. videorecording | 1 videorecording ; 2 hrs., 54 min. | Recorded on April 16, 1999. (Date). Recorded at Carnegie Hall, New York City. (Venue). Transcribed by Denise Von Glahn. Edited by Pedro Gonzlez and James L. Wolf. (General). Courtesy of Carnegie Hall (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form). This has been ...
    • Contributor: Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe - Guzelimian, Ara