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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 ...

    • Date: 1581

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  • Notated Music

    Yankee doodle

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. T. Gordon - Gordon, S. T.
    • Date: 1861

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    It'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 ...

    • Date: 1690

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  • Notated Music

    In te spero, o sposo amato

    manuscript score | 1 ms. score ([2] p.) ; 23 x 30 cm. | Holograph, in ink. For voice and continuo; words from Metastasio's Demofoonte. Title from 1st words of text. At end: Note of Carlo Mozart presenting this manuscript to Natalia Frassini Eschborn on March 27, 1857 in Milano. Published: Wiesbaden : Breitkopf & Härtel, 1955. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation collection ...

    • Contributor: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus - Metastasio, Pietro - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 1782

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    America Singing: Nineteenth-Century Song Sheets

    Contains 4291 song sheets. Included among these American songs are ninety-seven British song sheets from Dublin and London. The collection spans the period from the turn of the nineteenth century to the 1880s, although a majority of the song sheets were published during the height of the craze, from the 1850s to the 1870s. Held by the Rare Book and Special Collections Division ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Rare Book and Special Collections Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 1999

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