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Audio Recording Daughters of Freedom

Daughters of Freedom

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  • Daughters of Freedom


  • Christie, Edwin

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  • monographic.


  • -  Christie, Edwin (statement of responsibility)
  • -  Lyrics: Daughters of Freedom arise in your might, March to the watchwords Justice and Right! Why will ye slumber? wake, O wake! Lo! on your legions light doth break, Sunder the fetters "custom" hath made! Come from the valley, hill and glade!
  • -  One of very few woman suffrage pieces in this online collection, "Daughters of Freedom, the Ballot be Yours" has words by George Cooper, friend of Stephen Foster and prolific lyricist during the 1870s and 1880s. Edwin Christie, the composer, was a respected if not particularly successful composer who probably worked in the Boston area.
  • -  The performers are the "Music for the Nation" Singers, and are all Library of Congress staff members. These selections were recorded in the Library's Coolidge Auditorium on September 23, 1998. Robert Saladini, director; Phillip DeSellem, pianist; Carol Guglielm, Elizabeth Miller (sopranos); Laura Lee Fischer, Linda Gill (altos); David Arbury, Thomas A. Howe (tenors); Ralph Gingery, John Oswald Greene (basses).


  • 1 audio file (1:02)


  • Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division

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  • audio

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The Library of Congress Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music, ca. 1870 to 1885 collection is in the public domain and is free to use and reuse.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Music Division

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Christie, Edwin. Daughters of Freedom. Monographic. Audio.

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