The Newberry Library catalog of early American printed sheet music
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Published by G.K. Hall in Boston, Mass .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Newberry Library -- Catalogs.,
  • Music -- United States -- 18th century -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.,
  • Music -- United States -- 19th century -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.

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Edition Notes

StatementThe Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois ; compiled by Bernard E. Wilson.
ContributionsWilson, Bernard E.
LC ClassificationsML136.C5 N47 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3222799M
ISBN 100816103895
LC Control Number83133145

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The extensive music holdings at the Newberry Library constitute a core collection for the library. This collection includes sheet music;* instructional texts; musical treatises; libretti; periodicals; manuscript collections related to musical figures and organizations; and secondary and reference sources about musicians, composers, movements and genres, and instruments concerning music from the Medieval period through the 20th century in, primarily, Western Europe and America. The Newberry Library catalog of early American printed sheet music by Newberry Library (Book) A princely gift: the Rudy Lamont Ruggles Collection of the Newberry Library by Newberry Library (Book). Newberry Colloquium. The Newberry Library catalog is the primary resource for locating and requesting our collection materials. It includes about , records in various formats, book, cartographic, graphic, manuscripts, journals, music, DVDs, CDs, artifacts, and ebooks. Please join Jessica Grzegorski, Principal Cataloging Librarian, Megan Kelly, Cataloging Projects Manager, and Alan Leopold, Director of Collection . The Library of Congress classification number M1.A1 includes music printed or 'copied in manuscript' in the United States or the colonies through As an early record of musical life in America and the colonies, this classification number holds many interesting popular and topical pieces. Contemporary English composers such as Samuel Arnold, Charles Dibdin, and William Shield are well.

  This electronic collection is a joint project between the Newberry Library and the Chicago Public Library. [Processed] Björling, Jussi Archives. Dates: Size: 34 linear feet; plus photographs. Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Music Information Center. Comprehensive audio holdings: more than 78 r.p.m. At the Newberry, we champion the fact that we have been free and open to the public since Yet, the library’s conception of the public has not always been inclusive. During the s and s, the Newberry signed restrictive covenants on multiple properties that it owned. Sheet Music—printed music, usually popular songs, published in unbound sheets of paper as opposed to book form—is generally not found in the collections Sheet Music Consortium is a web portal allowing the search of over 30 separate digital sheet music collections, most significantly the American Memory Project at the Library of. The Newberry Library. A major collection of early printed books, located on Chicago's north side. Since we are dealing with early printed books, even quite old bibliographical volumes can be a valuable resource. A large book made from folding each sheet of paper only once before binding. Abbreviated fo or 2o in library catalogs. Quarto.

  Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music, ca. to O pieces of sheet music registered for copyright at the Library of Congress between and Library of Congress: Historic Sheet Music Collection, Explore more than 1 million digitized items including manuscripts, maps, books, photographs, artworks, & other rare & unique materials from the collections of the Newberry, Chicago's independent research library since The Newberry collects manuscript and printed source materials for western European music from the late Middle Ages into the early twentieth century and for American music from the seventeenth to the mid-twentieth century. There are also strong holdings for musical life in Chicago, from the mid-nineteenth through the twentieth century. Due to the Pandemic, some of our library services are not currently available. Please visit our COVID Reopening page for details. Located just off I N (exit 34) in Newberry Commons, this family friendly library makes everyone feel welcome. Our staff get to know you and your children by name and would love to recommend your next favorite book.