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
Notated MusicFranzösische Suiten print | 64 pages of music ; obl. cm. | Denen liebhabern zur gemüths ergötzung verfertiget von Johann Sebastian Bach, Hochfürstl. Anhalt. Cöthnisch. würd. Capellmeister und Directore Chori Musici Lipsiensis. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph; written in ink ; contemporary binding. According to Philipp Spitta, in the composer's handwriting (see Spitta's letter in ML 95); once the property of S.W. Dehn, sold by his son ...
- Contributor: Bach, Johann Sebastian - Altnikol, Johann Christoph
- Date: 1725
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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