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  • Article
    Portuguese American Song Traditional Portuguese vocal music forms find a contemporary expression in the music of Portuguese American rock bands. The ensembles play standard rock instruments like electric guitar, drums and electric bass, and perform at parties, showers, weddings and other social events. Their repertoire ranges from traditional Portuguese songs to rock and disco music. Acclaimed Portuguese American vocal artists include Anthony Joseph "Joe Perry" Pereira, a ...
  • Notated Music
    Portuguese hymn 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: Whitney, W. W. - Hewitt, Walter
    • Date: 1883

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  • Notated Music
    Portuguese (Closing hymn) 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: Biglow & Main - Crosby, Fanny
    • Date: 1871
  • Audio Recording
    The Argentines, the Portuguese, and the Greeks Ethnic Characterizations, Humorous Songs. sound recording | 1 10" disc recording. | Duration: 02:44 | Vocal (Category). Female vocal duet, with ukuleles (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 - Duncan Sisters - Carey Morgan
    • Date: 1923-03-19
  • Notated Music
    Portuguese hymn -- Shirland, a favorite hymn -- Bright cherished star Sheet Music. print | 1 score | From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: J. F. Browne - Fowle, Julia
    • Date: 1856

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The royal Portuguez Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1709
    Royal Portuguese
    Book. print | [14] leaves : ill., music ; 29 cm. (fol.) | the tune by Mr. Paisible ; engraven in characters & figurs [sic] for the use of masters writ by Mr. de la Garde ... and revis'd by the author ... (Statement Of Responsibility). LC copy imperfect: 12th couplet supplied in ms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...
    • Contributor: Printed for I. Walsh & P. Randall ... & I. Hare - Isaac (Mr) - Isaac
    • Date: 1709

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  • 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 ...
  • Audio Recording
    Já Estas Com os Copos
    You’re Already Drunk, Don’t Drink Any More
    Fado sung by Olivete Maria, with Mário Bulhões on acoustic guitar and Duarte Tavares on Portuguese guitar. Recorded by Barbara Fertig in Lowell, Massachusetts, November 14, 1987. Lowell Folklife Project Collection. sound recording | 1 reel. | Lowell Folklife Project Collection. (Source). Recorded by Barbara Fertig in Lowell, Massachusetts. November 14, 1987. (Date). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Fertig, Barbara C. - Poulart, Maria Olivete - Bulhões, Mário - Tavares, Duarte
  • 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
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    Regional Song Sampler: The Northeast Return to Mapping the Songs of America
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The art of dancing embracing a full description of the various dances of the present day, together with chapters on etiquette, the benefits and history of dancing Bibliography. Book. print | 181 p. incl. plates. front. (port.) 20 cm. | By Judson Sause ... (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). “Mrs. Perry's songs are often songs in undertone, but the music is rich and deep and true. The ...
    • Contributor: Belford, Clarke & Co. - Sause, Judson
    • Date: 1889
  • Article
    Library of Congress March Article. One particular hurdle was the brevity of the 'dog fight' section. The piano draft was too short here, and seemed undeveloped. Fortunately, one of the early fragment sketches had some melodic scribbles (nearly indecipherable) that turned out to match the places where the piano draft seemed incomplete. With this the 'dog fight' was filled out and the form came together nicely.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2002
  • Article
    Stars and Stripes Forever Article. The "Flute in C" with silver keys and ferrules was used for 11 years by Mr. Louis P. Fritze, a member of the Sousa Band. He played it in the Band's 1910 around-the-world tour. It has been repaired by a broad silver band at the socket of the head-joint and had mother-of-pearl set in the "stopper."
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2002
  • Article
    "Three Choruses, op. 33" by Horatio William Parker Article. The final piece, "Valentine," is the most rhythmically interesting of the set, with several passages of linear independence and increasingly adventurous chromatic passing tones. All three of these unaccompanied TTBB [tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone, bass] settings lie within the appropriate range of each male voice type, and they are fashioned in the mildly sentimental style of the songs and glees popular with ...
  • 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 ...
  • Film, Video
    Oral History with Traditional Artist Flory Jagoda
    Oral history with traditional artist Flory Jagoda
    In this interview with Howard Bass, singer and composer Flory Jagoda discusses her family and her life before, during, and after the Second World War and the influence these experiences had on her singing and songwriting.
    • Contributor: Jagoda, Flory - Bass, Howard - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 2013-11-20
  • Book/Printed Material
    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
  • Book/Printed Material
    La danse ancienne et moderne ou Traité historique de la danse
    Traité historique de la danse
    Book. print | 3 v. 14 cm. | Par M. de Cahusac ... (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. 167. 1. 15. d'Empafe, lifez d'Empufe.
    • Contributor: Chez J. Neaulme - Cahusac, Louis De
    • Date: 1754
  • Book/Printed Material
    A treatise on the art of dancing Book. print | 2 p.l., [ix]-xvi, [17]-292 p. fold. front. 20 cm. | By Giovanni Andrea Gallini. (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). LBJe21
    • Contributor: Printed for the Author and Sold by R. Dodsley [Etc.] - Gallini, Giovanni-Andrea
    • Date: 1772
  • Book/Printed Material
    Histoire anecdotique et pittoresque de la danse chez les peuples anciens et modernes
    Histoire de la danse | Danse et danseurs
    Book. print | 128 p. 16 cm. | Par F. Fertiault ... (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). LBJa'23
    • Contributor: A. Aubry - Fertiault, F. (François) - Fertiault, F.
    • Date: 1854
  • Book/Printed Material
    Essai sur la danse, antique et moderne Book. print | 251, 24 p. front. 18 cm. | Par Mme. Élise Voiart. (Statement Of Responsibility). On cover: "Encyclopédie des dames." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site in as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). 1823.
    • Contributor: Audot - Voïart, Elise
    • Date: 1823
  • Book/Printed Material
    A history of dancing Directory. Book. print | 197 p. front., plates, ports. 24 cm. | By Reginald St. Johnston ... (Statement Of Responsibility). "Literature": p. 194-195. 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). Yucatan, Dance of74
    • Contributor: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, & Co. - St.-Johnston, Reginald (Sir) - St.-Johnston, Reginald
    • Date: 1906