Collection Items

  • Audio Recording
    Bonaparte's Retreat sound recording | 1 disc. | A transcription of this recording by Ruth Crawford Seeger was the source for the musical theme of the "Hoe Down" in the score for the ballet Rodeo by Aaron Copeland. (General). Recorded by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax in Salyersville, Kentucky. (Venue). Alan and Elizabeth Lomax Kentucky Collection. (Source Note). Recorded in 1937 (Date). Sound Recording (Form).
    • Contributor: Stepp, William Hamilton - Lomax, Alan - Lyttleton, Elizabeth
  • Audio Recording
    Bonaparte's Retreat
    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry
    • Date: 1966-11-26
  • Biography
    Aaron Copland, 1900-1990 Biography. Further information, including holograph manuscripts, sketches, letters, and other primary resources are available through the Library of Congress's on-line presentation of the Aaron Copland Collection:
  • Audio Recording
    Hop Light Ladies
    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Reed, Henry - Reed, Gene
    • Date: 1967-05-06
  • Audio Recording
    Hop Light Lady
    • Contributor: Jabbour, Alan - Jabbour, Karen Singer - Reed, Henry
    • Date: 1966-06-18
  • Article
    Fanfare for the Common Man Article. In March 1943, income taxes were a major issue for the common man. The United States had been at war about fifteen months and government spending soared. The previous year, as other taxes rose, only one in seven taxpayers had managed to save enough from their wages to pay the federal government. Congress had just recently required employers to withhold an employee's estimated ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2002
  • 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