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

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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 Like a Melody," by Irving Berlin [cover image by Henry ...
    • Date: 1690

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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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  • Notated Music
    Damon & Clora : a favorite dialogue. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Caption title. For piano and two voices. Includes: The Reconciliation : being a sequel to Damon and Clora / composed by R. Taylor. Sonneck, Bibliography of early secular American music, page 96.
    • Contributor: Harington, Henry - Taylor, R. (Raynor)
    • Date: 1786
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    The Suffolk harmony consisting of psalm tunes, fuges, and anthems print | 1 score ([2], 56, 8, 8 p.) ; 12 x 21 cm. | composed by William Billings ... (Statement Of Responsibility). "An anthem for Easter": p. 1-8 (3rd group); "An anthem. Psalm 127": p. 1-8 (4th group). RISM, a/I/1, B 2654 (Citation/Reference). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Engraved and Printed by J. Norman, for the Author - Billings, William
    • Date: 1786

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    Cantata Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Secular cantata for soprano and instrumental ensemble. Title from caption. Copyist's manuscript with Haydn's autograph signature. In ink and pencil. "243278"--Preliminary page. "acc. 450656"--Page 2. Obtained from the W.H. Cummings collection." Italian text. Staff notation.
    • Contributor: Haydn, Joseph - Cummings, William Hayman
    • Date: 1786