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Title: Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music
Access Conditions: Freely available on the web
Format: Online
Description: Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music contains more than 62,500 pieces of historical sheet music registered for copyright: more than 15,000 registered during the years 1820-1860 and more than 47,000 registered during the years 1870-1885. Included are popular songs, operatic arias, piano music, sacred and secular choral music, solo instrumental music, method books and instructional materials, and music for band and orchestra. The collection documents the attitudes and tastes of a bygone era with music of many varieties and sources, all of it published in the United States.
Coverage: 1820-1855
Features: Full-text
Topics: Music
Keywords: Digitised sheet music



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