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    The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America See and Hear American History Through Song "Know the songs of a country and you will know its history for the true feeling of a people speaks through what they sing." – Preface to The Songs of Henry Clay Work (1884) Listen to the changes in the "Star Spangled Banner" as played by different bands in different eras. Look at the ways in which...
    • Date: 1581

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    Missa a 8. con violines y trompas Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Holograph. Latin word. In ink. Title from caption. Staff notation. "BRUNETTI MISSA"--Spine. RISM A/II, 000108548
    • Contributor: Brunetti, Giovan Gualberto
    • Date: 1766
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    Quartets, strings, op. 5. [from old catalog] manuscript score | parts. 34 cm. | Manuscript Score (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Bureau D'abonnement Musical - Martini, Johann Paul Aegidius
    • Date: 176?

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    L'art de la flute traversiere. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Principally music.
    • Contributor: Delusse, (Charles)
    • Date: 1760
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    Brookfield : tenor & basse Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Holograph. For tenor and bass voices. Title from caption. "The above tune composed and prick'd down by William Billings of Boston, Attest J. Webb"--Bottom of leaf. "J.W.J. Webb: Jon. Webb's, bought in the year 1769"--Verso of leaf. "518586 Ja 20 40 Music"--Verso of leaf. Tenor and bass part of "Sarum" notated in a different hand above the Billings manuscript. Bound with: T'ansur, William. The...
    • Contributor: Billings, William - Tans'ur, William - Williams, A. (Aaron)
    • Date: 1769
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    Inquiry Form - Performing Arts - Ask a Librarian (Library of Congress) Ask a librarian: An online reference service from the Library of Congress that allows researchers to submit reference questions to Library of Congress reading rooms and receive expert research assistance (within 5 business days.)
    • Contributor: Sousa, John Philip
    • Date: 1854
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    Anthologie françoise, ou, Chansons choisies : depuis le 13e siècle jusqu'à present. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available "Mémoire historique sur la chanson en general, et en particulier sur la chanson françoise, par M. Meusnier de Querlon": v. 1, p. 1-64. Bound uniformly with this, as v. 4: [Collé, Charles] Chansons joyeuses. Nouv. ed. Paris, 1765. 2 pts. in 1 v.
    • Contributor: Monnet, Jean - Pre- Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1765
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    The American harmony; or, Royal melody complete. In two volumes. Vol. I. containing I. A new and correct introduction to the grounds of musik ... II. A new and complete body of ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Aaron Williams' The American harmony: or, University psalmodist was issued as v. 2. Originally published under title: The royal melody complete. This edition, in two issues, of which this is the first. cf. Sabin. Bibl. amer., v. 24, p. 450. With this is bound, as issued: Williams, Aaron. The American harmony. Newbury-port, 1769.
    • Contributor: Tans'ur, William
    • Date: 1769
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    Qual dubbio omai manuscript score | 1 ms. score ([37]+ p.) ; 34 cm. | Giuseppe Haydn. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, in ink; the final chorus wanting. Cantata for soprano, chorus, and orchestra. In slipcase with the composer's Masses, H. XXII, 6, G major. Dona nobis pacem. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation collection of the Library of Congress. Manuscript Score (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Haydn, Joseph - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 1764

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    Transit of Venus March Transit of Venus The Library of Congress joins with NASA in celebrating the second "transit of Venus" since December 6, 1882, by providing access to the score and band parts of John Philip Sousa's "Transit of Venus March." In addition to the score and parts, which can be printed directly from this Web site, we also provide a recording, additional sheet music, and other...
    • Contributor: Sousa, John Philip
    • Date: 1769

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    Requiem von A. Hasse [In C major] Biography. manuscript score | 143 p. fol. mss. cm. | Manuscript. Manuscript Score (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Hasse, Johann Adolf
    • Date: 1763

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    Alceste (1767) print | 1 ms. score (3 v.) ; 21 x 28 cm | Opera. Full score. Copyist's manuscript. German composer. (Biographical/Historical). "L'Alceste tragedia del Sig: Ranieri de' Calsabigi Musica Del Sig: Cristofano Gluch [sic.]." (Version Identification). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Gluck, Christoph Willibald (Ritter Von) - Calzabigi, Ranieri De
    • Date: 1767
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    Six sonates a clavecin, violon, et violoncello-obligato ... Catalog Record Only
    • Contributor: Ricci, Pasquale
    • Date: 1768
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    Sechs leichte Klavier Sonaten / Catalog Record Only First ed.
    • Contributor: Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
    • Date: 1766
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    Two sonatas for two violins and a brass. Catalog Record Only
    • Contributor: Galeotti, Stefano
    • Date: 1761
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    L'Artaserse Catalog Record Only Opera in three acts; libretto by P. Metastasio. Copyist's manuscript in ink. "Napoli per li 4. Novembre 1768 nel R.I. di S. Carlo"--Bottom of the t.p. RISM ID no.: 000107443--RISM online. LC copy stamped in ink on t.p. verso (205559, v. 1; 205560, v. 2; 205561, v. 3) with the accession number written in pencil on v. 1-3 t.p. (105274'08). Italian words. Staff notation.
    • Contributor: Piccinni, Niccol - Metastasio, Pietro
    • Date: 1768
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    Berenice : an opera as it is perform'd at the Theater Royal in Covent Garden / Catalog Record Only Libretto by Antonio Salvi. Smith, William C. Handel : a descriptive catalogue of the early editions. 2nd ed. with supplement, p. 22, no. 3.
    • Contributor: Handel, George Frideric
    • Date: 1760
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    Il mondo della luna / Catalog Record Only Opera arias from the 3-act dramma giocoso. Copyist's manuscript. In ink. Italian words. Staff notation.
    • Contributor: Avondano, Pedro António
    • Date: 1765
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    Messiah print | score (188, 35 p.) front. (port.), 39 cm. | First edition. Libretto by Charles Jennens. RISM A/I, H718. (Citation). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Printed by Messers. Randall & Abell - Handel, George Frideric - Jennens, Charles
    • Date: 1767
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    Aria [per] soprano /
    Già che morir degg' io Catalog Record Only
    Originally for soprano, horns, bassoon, 2 violins, viola and basso continuo; acc. reduced for continuo. Italian words. Caption title. Copyist's ms. Libretto by P. Metastasio. No. 177127 stamped on p. [1].
    • Contributor: Sarti, Giuseppe
    • Date: 1765
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    The favourite songs in the opera of Athridates as perform'd at the theatres in Dublin : adapted for the voice and harpsichord / Catalog Record Only Collection of operatic arias sung, compiled, and/or composed by G.F. Tenducci; arr. for voice and harpsichord; 5th and 6th works include guitar part; figured bass not realized. English words. No. 1600041 penciled on cover p. 1. No. 259010 stamped on cover p. 2. RISM, T 473
    • Contributor: Tenducci, Giusto Ferdinando
    • Date: 1767
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    Sonatas, keyboard instrument. Selections microfilm | 34 p. of music ; 27 x 30 cm. | par Charl. Phil. Eman. Bach. (Statement Of Responsibility). Contains sonatas H. 136-139, 126, 140. "No autograph is known to exist for these [the first six] sonatas, the earliest sources being the surviving exemplars of the Winter's 1760 print"--C.P.E. Bach, J.C.F. Rellstab, and the sonatas with varied reprises / Howard Serwer (from C.P.E....
    • Contributor: Chez George Louis Winter - Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
    • Date: 1760
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    Orfeo ed Euridice azione teatrale per musica print | 1 manuscript score ([304] p.) ; 23 x 29 cm. | Ms. Opera. Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Gluck, Christoph Willibald (Ritter Von)
    • Date: 176?
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    Le tableau parlant, œuvre III; comédie parade en 1 acte et en vers. Catalog Record Only
    • Contributor: Grétry, André-Ernest-Modeste - Anseaume, (Louis)
    • Date: 1769