Collection Items

  • Audio Recording
    Chorus and dance Sung and played by Rais Mahamad ben Mohammed and ensemble, musicians of the Haha tribe in Tamanar. Recorded by Paul Bowles in Essaouira, Morocco, August 8, 1959. sound recording | 1 reel. | Paul Bowles Moroccan Music Collection. (Source). Recorded by Paul Bowles in Essaouira, Morocco. (Venue). August 8, 1959. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Bowles, Paul - Ben Mohammed, Rais Mahamad
  • Article
    Songs of Unionization, Labor Strikes, and Child Labor This article is about songs of unionization, labor strikes, and child labor. Songs of children who had to work instead of going to school tell a particularly poignant story about migrant labor. A song beginning "Yo cuando era niƱo -- mi padre querido," sung by Jose Suarez, was composed by the singer about his childhood picking cotton with his father in Texas. "The Cotton ...
  • Audio Recording
    Ma, He's Making Eyes At Me
    • Contributor: Todd, Charles L. - Sonkin, Robert - Gross, Elsie - Gross, Charlene - Gross, Paul
    • Date: 1940-08-07
  • Book
    [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
  • Article
    The American Art Song: An Introduction Article. Article. Although a full account of the American art song is beyond the scope of this introduction, it is hoped that these highlights will serve as an invitation to further explore and appreciate America's song tradition. The American art song, in its relatively brief two-hundred-year-old journey, has not yet traveled very far but it has certainly traveled wide: from the Psalm settings and ...
  • Article
    Art Song - The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America - Digital Collections I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear; ... Singing, with open mouths, their strong melodious songs. -- Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass (1855) Playlist Five recordings from Library of Congress collections My Days Have Been So Wondrous Free The Francis Hopkinson composotion as performed on the Favorites from the Song of America Tour with Thomas Hampson, baritone, and Wolfram Rieger, piano. Recorded ...
  • 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
  • Article
    Regional Song Sampler: The West Return to Mapping the Songs of America
  • Book
    Dancers and dancing a calm and rational view of the dancing question Book. print | 3 p.l., 5-44 p. front. (port.) 19 cm. | by Pastor J. M. Hubbert ... (Statement Of Responsibility). 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). L. of C.
    • Contributor: Cumberland Presbyterian Publishing House - Hubbert, J. M. (James Monroe) - Hubbert, J. M.
    • Date: 1901
  • Book
    Social dancing inconsistent with a Christian profession and baptismal vows a sermon, preached in the Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C., June 17, 1849
    Sermon on social dancing
    Book. print | 23 p. 19 cm. | by B. M. Palmer, pastor. (Statement Of Responsibility). 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). In bringing this discourse to a close, I trust, my Brethren, you will do me the justice to believe that it has ...
    • Contributor: Printed at the Office of the South Carolinian - Palmer, M. (Benjamin Morgan) - Palmer, M.
    • Date: 1849
  • Book
    The nature and tendency of balls seriously and candidly considered, in two sermons, preached in Medway, the first, December 21: the second, December 28, 1818 Book. print | 50 p. ; 21 cm. | by Jacob Ide. (Statement Of Responsibility). 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). 7. The prevalence of Balls and similar amusements should excite, in the minds of christians, great seriousness and fervent prayer. The state of ...
    • Contributor: Printed by M. & W.H. Mann - Ide, Jacob
    • Date: 1819
  • Book
    Dancing made easy Book. print | 3 p.l., 11-277 p. front. (port.) illus., diagrs. 19 cm. | by Charles J. Coll and Gabrielle Rosiere. (Statement Of Responsibility). 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). As these variations of the Waltz step are only slightly progressive the necessity for ...
    • Contributor: E. J. Clode - Coll, Charles J.
    • Date: 1922
  • Book
    Wehman's complete dancing master and call book containing a full and complete description of all the modern dances, together with the figures of the German
    Complete dancing master and call book
    Book. print | 88 p. illus. 19 cm. | By J. H. Harvey. (Statement Of Responsibility). 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). P. O. Box 1823. NEW YORK.
    • Contributor: H. J. Wehman, Publisher - Harvey, J. H.
    • Date: 1889
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    1939 Southern Recording Trip Fieldnotes
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939-00-00
  • Book
    Masquerades, tableaux and drills Book. print | 144 p. incl. illus., pl. 24 cm. | Cover title. 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). It should be remembered that the more daintily clad the little ones are, the prettier will be the general effect of the drill and its ...
    • Contributor: Butterick Publishing Co. - Butterick Publishing Company
    • Date: 1906
  • Book
    Dancing Book. print | xvii, 454 p. front., illus. (incl. music) plates. 19 cm. | by Mrs. Lilly Grove, F.R.G.S., and other writers, with musical examples. Illustrated by Percy Macquoid and by numerous reproductions of engravings, prints and photographs. (Statement Of Responsibility). Short contributions by Mrs. Wordsworth, Miss Middleton, the Hon. Mrs. Armytage and the Countess of Ancaster. First edition, 1895. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Longmans, Green - Frazer, (Lily Grove) (Lady) - Frazer
    • Date: 1907