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Topic: popular songs of the day

1777
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1991
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The cockney's travels

The cockney's travels

Lead sheet enclosed. Printed in USA in 1896.

[ Facsimile of first newspaper printing of The star spangled banner]

[ Facsimile of first newspaper printing of The star spangled banner]

Published in the" Baltimore Patriot and Evening Advertiser." Part of an assortment of uncatalogued clippings and photostats relating to the Star Spangled Banner, housed in the Music Division.

My country! 'Tis of thee

My country! 'Tis of thee

Tune: God save the king.

[ Facsimile of Keim manuscript]

[ Facsimile of Keim manuscript]

This copy of the Star spangled banner was written by Key in 1842 for his friend Gen. George Keim of Reading, PA. (Content) Inscription at bottom: "to Gen. Keim." Part of an assortment of uncatalogued clippings ... more

Sweet home

Sweet home

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1852, by L. Swormstedt & A. Poe, In the Cleck's office in the District Court of the United States for the District of Ohio. (Copyright) Full title of book, "Deu... more

Union volunteer

Union volunteer

Music associated with the Union side

The  blessed Bible

The blessed Bible

Published in Concordia, p. 34.

Firmament

Firmament

Published in Concordia, p. 35.

Henry

Henry

Published in Concordia, p. 37.

Ohio

Ohio

Published in Concordia, p. 31.

National march

National march

Music associated with the Union side cover only

Who'll buy

Who'll buy

Entered, according to Act of Congress, A.D. 1869, by Root and Cady, in the District Court of the United States for the Northern District of Illinois. (Copyright) From Pacific glee book, p. 184.

Summer holidays rondo
The  old canoe

The old canoe

From The Day School Ideal, p. 68

Where home is

Where home is

Published in The Day School Ideal, p. 32.

Jack
Dew drops
Eternal Father, strong to save

Eternal Father, strong to save

Taken from the book entitled "Hymns of worship and service, Chapel edition."

Rebecca of Sunny- Brook farm
Harem march

Harem march

From "Zubrochene Fiedele" (General)

Zions soldaten
Wishmitzer husid
Pegasus
Amerika
New Britain C. M. ("Original Sacred Harp")

New Britain C. M. ("Original Sacred Harp")

"Mixed Choir" (performers) Recorded in NYC c. July 1922 (date) Brunswick 5150-A. Mx: 8418. (source note) 2 minutes (Extent)

Inser tayro
A bisel yoisher
Leibedig yankle
Odesser bulgar
Amazing grace

Amazing grace

Courtesy of Sony BMG Music Entertainment, www.sonybmg.com. (copyright) "Sacred Singing with Instrumental Acc." (Content)

Amazing grace

Amazing grace

Courtesy of Sony BMG Music Entertainment, www.sonybmg.com (copyright)

Amazing grace

Amazing grace

Courtesy of Sony BMG Music Entertainment, www.sonybmg.com (copyright)

Amazing grace

Amazing grace

Courtesy of Sony BMG Music Entertainment, www.sonybmg.com. (copyright)

Amazing grace

Amazing grace

Keith Underwood, recorder (performers) Track 13 from the CD "The Quiet joys of Brotherhood" (source note)

Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace

Released on Taang! TI 15 (bibliography) Track 9 from the CD "Hate Your Friends" (source note)

Lieutenant General Grant's grand march

Lieutenant General Grant's grand march

cover only Music associated with the Union side

De joinville quadrilles
Base ball days
Cheer, boys, cheer or Morgan's war song

Cheer, boys, cheer or Morgan's war song

Music associated with the Confederate side

[ untitled flute part]

[ untitled flute part]

Title crossed out, starts with Yiddish words for "The end of..." For "mme R. Prager" (General) There is a signature by the arranger, Jacob B[?], but it indecipherable. (source note)

 Song 566 Anacreontic Society

Song 566 Anacreontic Society

Published in "The vocal magazine," pages 147 and 148 (Content) First dated printing of the poem "To Anacreon in Heav'n" (no music). B1 in Star Spangled Books.

Little Ben Lee
The blue Alsatian mountains
Farewell
I was on it
The fisher
Nancy Lee
Thorns and roses
She's my girl

She's my girl

Incomplete, cover page only.

Nancy Lee
To Anacreon in heaven

To Anacreon in heaven

First American book printing of the words and music of "To Anacreon in heaven." Published in "Nightingale. A collection of the most popular, ancient, & modern songs; set to music." (Samuel Larkin, compiler), p... more

Star spangled banner
Reminiscences of Coney Island
That heav'nly voice
Remembrance of Italy
Bartlett's quick step

Bartlett's quick step

For piano and flute

The sailor boy
Oh! that I had wings
Columbia the land of the brave

Columbia the land of the brave

Song later became popularly known as "Columbia, the gem of the ocean."

Les belles de Toronto
Fanny of New York
Jamie's on the stormy sea
Bohemian girl

Bohemian girl

For piano

Wake up Jake

Wake up Jake

by Geo. Holman. (statement of responsibility) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860 Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images.

The q waltz

The q waltz

For piano

La cant Americaine variaitons on Brown's popular m
Spring of love

Spring of love

For piano Cover page reads "expressly composed for Boardman & Gray's Dolce Campapa attachment" with accompanying note of successful performance using it

Tout est perdu, hormis l'honneur, op. 18
Wi'a hundred pipers

Wi'a hundred pipers

Cover page reads "The celebrated Jacobite song, from the Ms's. Lays of Strathearne as sung by Mr. Frazer". Title page prefaced by the following quote from Authentic account of the occupation of Carlisle by Geor... more

Sweet morn of life
La manola

La manola

For piano and violin Incomplete

Pine tree waltz
Woman
Charity waltz

Charity waltz

For piano

Fair Ella Lee

Fair Ella Lee

For four voices

L' esperance, op. 16
The merry sunshine galop
Charming little valley, no. 4
Dear me Maria
Her I love
Ben Fisher & wife
Draw around the fire
Little Gerty and Uncle True
Colonello waltz
Tournament galop
El Cucuye

El Cucuye

For piano

German melody

German melody

For piano

Falka waltzes

Falka waltzes

For piano

Bonny boat schottisch
The banjo

The banjo

For piano

Sparking, Sunday night
Our flag is there

Our flag is there

Music associated with the Union side

I hear again those silvery chimes
Willie my brave
Willie my brave
Chit chat polka
Les gondoliers
Home! sweet home!, op. 72
Our Union right or wrong

Our Union right or wrong

Music associated with the Union side

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