Early American Sheet Music: Its Lure and Its Lore, 1768-1889

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George Washington

ADAMS AND WASHINGTON. P. A. von Hagen Jun. & Co. Boston. [1798]

(See under "Undeclared War with France")

ANGELS EVER BRIGHT AND FAIR. G. Gilfert. New York. [1800]

Sung at the Funeral Ceremonies in Honor to the Memory of the late General Washington. Advertised in the Commercial Advertiser, N. Y. February 3, 1800. [1] leaf.

* BATTLE OF PRAGUE, THE. G. Graupner. Boston. [ca. 1810]

(See under "Early Music.")

* BROTHER SOLDIERS ALL HAIL! B. Carr. Philadelphia. [1799]

(See under "Early Music.")

CHORUS SUNG BEFORE GEN. WASHINGTON. A. Reinagle. Philadelphia. [1789]

As he passed under the Triumphal Arch raised on the Bridge at Trenton April 21th [sic], 1789. Set to Music and Dedicated by Permission to Mrs. Washington by A. Reinagle. Price ½ Dollar. Philadelphia. Printed for the Author and Sold by H. Rice Market Street. [Engr.] C. Tiebout Sculp. 10 pp., pp. 2 and 3 blank; p. 4: Chorus Sung by a number of Young Girls etc., etc. [type-set]; p. 5 blank; music on p. 6 (numbered 1); 7 (2); 8 (3); 9 (4); p. 10 blank. Lower right margin p. 9 (4): I. Aitken Sculpt.

An odd variation of the above has FAEDERAL MARCH printed on p. 10.

* DEAD MARCH & MONODY. J. Carr. Baltimore. [1800]

Performed in the Lutheran Church Philadelphia on Thursday the 26th December 1799 being Part of the Music Selected for Funeral Honours to our late illustrious Cheif [sic] GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON. Composed for the occasion and respectfully dedicated to the Senate of the United States by their obet. humble Servt. B: Carr [4] pp., pp. 1 and 4 blank. DEAD MARCH--without words, is included under caption title on p. 2. MONODY Sung by Miss Broadhurst--with words--at bottom of p. 2

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