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Music -- 19th century.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Gottfried Galston Music Collection and The Galston-Busoni Archive

Identifier: MS-1072

The Gottfried Galston Music Collection and The Galston-Busoni Archive includes manuscripts (musical and literary), letters, photographs, programs, musical scores, newspaper clippings, and other items of memorabilia documenting the lives and careers of both Gottfried Galston and Ferruccio Busoni.

Dates: 1759-1978

Myrtle Velma Lebow Henry Collection of Sheet Music

Identifier: MS-3814

This collection contains a large variety of sheet music including Appalachian music, American patriotic war music, concerto pieces, and more spanning from the 1880s to the 1950s. This material belonged to Myrtle Velma Lebow Henry who was a piano teacher.

Dates: 1886-1954, undated

Old Tennessee (Song)

Identifier: MS-2165

This collection consists of an unsigned, handwritten transcript of Stephen Foster's 1851 song Farewell My Lily Dear: A Plantation Melody with a variance in the text.

Dates: undated

Richard Wagner Letter

Identifier: MS-0220

This letter written by Richard Wagner was sent to his publisher concerning an upcoming publication for which he needed a copyist. The letter is in German but contains a transcription.

Dates: 1872

Sallie Morgan House Notebook

Identifier: MS-1363

Sallie Morgan House Ewin used this notebook to record the song lyrics to popular songs in the American South during the time of the Civil War, as well as some of her own notes.

Dates: circa 1863-1867

Sheet Music Collection

Identifier: MS-3042
Abstract This collection contains delicate sheet music for 41 pieces from the 1840s to the 1870s, which previously belonged to Anna A. Newton and William A. Peal. Some of the composers include Stephen C. Foster, Francis H. Brown, H. P. Danks, Harrison Millard, Charles Carroll Sawyer, and Gilles Jullien. There are also two versions of Henry Wordsworth Longfellow's poem "Beware!" set to music, one by James Ernest Perring in 1864, the other by Charles Moulton in 1865. Some of the songs are about love...
Dates: circa 1840-circa 1879