CollectionThe 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
CollectionJoan Hill tap notation collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The Joan Hill Tap Notation Collection is composed of 11 self-published manuals titled "Jazz Tap: The Great American Art." Volume 1 introduces the notation system and provides the scores for introductory tap exercises. Volumes 2-11 record progressively more difficult tap sequences in complete routines.
- Contributor: Hill, Joan Armstrong - Collins, Leon
- Date: 1983
CollectionIt's Showtime! Sheet Music from Stage and Screen A database of over 18,000 shows and productions dating from the 1690s to the present, containing more than 67,000 songs. These pieces come from all over the world and cover every conceivable topic, portraying the culture and history of their time and place in unique and valuable ways. Cover from "A Pretty Girl is Like a Melody," by Irving Berlin [cover image by Henry ...
- Date: 1690
CollectionShow Music on Record The recordings listed come from various commercial sound media, from cylinders to CDs and from the 1890s to 2010, including songs from American shows (and of foreign shows that played in America) as performed by members of original, revival, and studio casts. Included are shows produced for the American stage, screen, and television, as well as foreign musical films that played in America. It ...
- Date: 1888
CollectionThe Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine Collection Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine in London American actor, singer and comedian Danny Kaye arrives with his wife, Sylvia Fine, for an appearance in London. November 1948. Following the professional lives of the husband-wife artistic duo, this presentation features a wide variety of materials, including manuscripts, scores, scripts, photographs, sound recordings and video clips from the Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine Collection. Kaye, a ...
- Contributor: Kaye, Danny - Fine, Sylvia - Halsman, Philippe - McDowall, Roddy - Dena Pictures, Inc - Kaye (Danny)/Fine (Sylvia) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1918
CollectionAmazing Grace This collection highlights the history of the hymn “Amazing Grace” from the earliest printing of the song to selected performances of it on published and field recordings. These items have been collected from several divisions in the Library of Congress, including the Music Division, the American Folklife Center, the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, and the Rare Books Division. Also available here ...
- Date: 1930
Notated MusicSongs. Selections
Lieder on poems of Adolf Friedrich von Schack | 3 Lieder on poems of Adolf Friedrich von Schack Manuscript score | 1 score ( p.) ; 28 x 33 cm. + 1 booklet ( p. ; 30 x 33 cm.) | Johannes Brahms. (Statement Of Responsibility). For high voice with piano. Title from cover of booklet. Introd. by George S. Bozarth. German words printed also as text with English translation on p. [6-7] of booklet. Includes bibliographical references. Manuscript Score (Form). Manuscript ...
- Contributor: Da Capo Fund in the Library of Congress - Brahms, Johannes - Schack, Adolf Friedrich Von - Bozarth, George S.
- Date: 1983
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