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Report on "The Star-Spangled Banner," "Hail Columbia," "America," "Yankee Doodle"

 By Oscar George Theodore Sonneck

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Report on "the Star-Spangled Banner" "Hail Columbia" "America" "Yankee Doodle"

Report on "the Star-Spangled Banner" "Hail Columbia" "America" "Yankee Doodle"

by Oscar George Theodore Sonneck - History - 1972
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Report on "The Star-Spangled Banner", "Hail Columbia", "America", "Yankee Doodle"

Report on "The Star-Spangled Banner", "Hail Columbia", "America", "Yankee Doodle"

by Oscar George Theodore-Sonneck - Music - 2001 - 200 pages
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Report on "The Star-Spangled Banner," "Hail Columbia," "America," "Yankee Doodle"

by Oscar George Theodore Sonneck, Library of Congress Music Division - 1909 - 255 pages
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Galway - Page 108
The air is of Irish origin and is identical with "All the way to Galway." These 16 theories have here been grouped not chronologically but amicably to ...
more pages: 106 145 146 147 148 149 163 249
Trenton - Page 65
If we were permitted to assume that both compositions figured on the programme of the festivities at Trenton, that would clear the situation somewhat, ...
more pages: 47 62 63 64 66
Albany - Page 155
as Doctor Shuckburgh had no known reason for being hundreds of miles away from Albany, and as it is much more plausible that a witty army surgeon from ...
more pages: 25 96 98 99 150 152 153 154
Baltimore - Page 34
Dobbin, of Baltimore, Md. When generously loaning this to the Library of Congress for exhibition purposes and granting us the privilege to reproduce ...
more pages: 7 8 9 10 17 28 29 30 32 51
Philadelphia - Page 59
He can not have remained very long in Philadelphia, because we find him a month after his concert engagement in Philadelphia at New York and offering ...
more pages: 43 45 51 55 57 58 60 64 69 110
Boston - Page 104
Albert Matthews, of Boston.. Nor does the amount of his original critical research rise above what may be expected from a book plainly designed and ...
more pages: 73 80 98 99 100 114 115 127 132 134
Petersfield - Page 127
With reference to "D'Estaing eclipsed, or Yankee Doodle's defeat," this quotation from the Gentleman's Magazine, 1783, by Petersfield in the Magazine ...
New York - Page 51
was a march written by a German band master on occasion of a visit of Washington, when President, to the old John Street Theatre in New York. ...
more pages: 45 55 57 59 60 91 92 100 121 155
Ithaca - Page 119
of the designation Ulysses with a song of that name in Dibdin's Musical Tour, 1788, the full title of which is "The Return of Ulysses to Ithaca. ...
more pages: 143
London - Page 101
According to a set of old engravings of London characters (probably by Holler) published in the reign of Charles II, Kitty Fisher figures as a ...
more pages: 38 87 94 121 126 127 131 151 152
Cambridge, Mass - Page 84
The assumption is corroborated by the "Proprietor's Records" of Cambridge, Mass., which prove a farmer and tanner, Jonathan Hastings, ...
more pages: 85
Oxford - Page 101
The lines are said to allude to his going to Oxford with a single plume fastened in a knot, called a macaroni. But this is all conjecture; ...
more pages: 98 103
Southborough, Massachusetts - Page 83
Benjamin Chamberlain lived at Southborough, Massachusetts, during the Revolutionary war." [!!]
Cambridge - Page 99
a British sergeant at Boston, in 1775, to ridicule the people there, when the American army, under Washington, was encamped at Cambridge and Roxburg. ...
more pages: 82 84 85 141
Madrid - Page 101
says the National Intelligencer, has been received by a gentleman of this city from our accomplished secretary of legation at Madrid: ...
Georgetown - Page 8
Key, just then a volunteer in Major Peter's Light Artillery, but a lawyer by profession, was a resident of Georgetown, which means practically ...
Glasgow - Page 121
the ascertained earliest appearances in print of Yankee Doodle in Europe have been traced to (1) James Aird's Selection . . . , first volume, Glasgow, ...
more pages: 106
Halifax - Page 125
These psalm tunes are followed by seventeen pages of such popular airs as "The Hero," "Lovely Nancy," "A trip to Halifax," "God save the King," ...
Cheltenham - Page 98
and were applied to him then, in a song called "Nankee Doodle",as ascertained from the collection he had seen of a gentleman at Cheltenham in England, ...
Waterford, NY - Page 25
New Song sung at the celebration of the 4th of July, at Saratoga and Waterford, NY By William Foster" (Brave sons of Columbia, your triumph behold). ...
Bennington, Vt - Page 81
NY, wrote on July 20, 1771, on his return from an official visit to Bennington, Vt., and in which he refers to the inhabitants of this town, thus: ...
Hartford - Page 79
But why apologize or explain, since the matter was summed up so neatly many years ago—at least as early as the Songster's Museum, Hartford, 1826, ...
more pages: 28 82
Dublin - Page 22
179,5) Smollet Holden, of Dublin, made a curious use of the tune by including a "Masonic Ode, song and chorus, written by Mr. ...
Quincy, Mass - Page 129
Bom in 1737 at Quincy, Mass., John Hancock became one of the most active "Sons of Liberty" (after 1765), a representative of the Massachusetts ...
New Haven - Page 89
This article, dated "New Haven, March 2, 1810," and signed W, purports to have been copied from the Connecticut Herald, New Haven, and the editor ...
Newton Center, Mass - Page 75
though in some details not quite the full information as the letter Reverend Smith sent Miss Ferris from Newton Center, Mass., August 12, 1889, ...
Leicester - Page 117
Colonel Charles Russell, of the British Army," the other a "Miss Kitty Fisher, a very young lady at boarding school at Leicester mentioned in the ...
Portsmouth, NH - Page 25
the Gods who preside o'er the nation below," attributed by the Boston Daily Advertiser, May 1, 1873, to Jonathan Mitchell Sewall, of Portsmouth, NH ...
Andover, Mass - Page 75
I think it was written in the town of Andover, Mass., in February, 1832. The first time it was sung publicly was at a children's celebration of ...
New Orleans - Page 11
Street Theater by an actress, and the theater is said to have gained thereby a national reputation. In less than a week it had reached New Orleans [! ...
Detroit - Page 151
The most miserable year of his life Shuckburgh spent in 1765 at the military post of Detroit, separated for a full year from his family and for six ...
Harrisburg - Page 13
Together with Charles and Ferdinand Durang he belonged to the Pennsylvania Volunteer Militia, which on August 1, 1814, left Harrisburg in defense of ...
Schenectady - Page 151
Died, at Schenectady, last Monday, Dr. Richard Shuckburgh, a gentleman of very genteel family, and of infinite jest and humour. ...
Fairfield, Conn - Page 130
He married Dorothy Quincy at Fairfield, Conn., August 28, 1775. The "Madam Hancock" verse, therefore—so it may be argued— was not written before ...
York - Page 13
Then, for the first time since leaving York [Pa.], [they] took breathing time and looked about for amusement." Follows what Admiral George Henry ...
Frederick, Md - Page 13
Hendon, of Frederick, Md., who knew Francis Scott Key personally as a boy and who moved in 1809 to Lancaster, Pa., whence both the Durangs hailed. ...
Savannah, Ga - Page 24
West at a concert at Savannah, Ga., August 19, 1796. However, Mr. Salisbury himself assists in undermining his theory that "To Anacreon in Heaven" was ...
Lancaster, Pa - Page 13
Hendon, of Frederick, Md., who knew Francis Scott Key personally as a boy and who moved in 1809 to Lancaster, Pa., whence both the Durangs hailed. ...
Newark, NJ - Page 46
Evidently not much to the delight of some reporter who calls it (in the Centinel of Freedom, Newark, NJ, July 9, 1799) the "old threadworn song of ...
Washington, DC - Page 31
Consequently, not even the editor of a paper printed at Washington, DC, prac-tically Key's home, knew of his authorship as late as September 27. ...