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Published by United States George Washington Bicentennial Commission in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



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  • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Songs and music.,
  • Music -- United States -- History and criticism.,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Poetry.

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Edition Notes

Statementby John Tasker Howard, editor, Music Division. Preface by Sol Bloom, associate director ...
ContributionsHoward, John Tasker, 1890-1964.
LC ClassificationsML200.3 .U62
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6765004M
LC Control Number31028571

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The Music of George Washington's Time: The Musical Background --Music Associated with Historic Events --A Catalogue of Authentic Eighteenth Century Music in Modern Editions: Music Published and Distributed by the United States Commission for the Celebration of the Two Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of George Washington --Music Issued by Music Publishers --A Catalogue . Music of George Washington's time. Washington, D.C.: United States George Washington Bicentennial Commission, © (OCoLC) Named Person: George Washington; George Washington: Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Tasker Howard; United States George Washington Bicentennial Commission. For your organization or library, he can present an educational music program or workshop which highlights some of the songs written or sung during George Washington’s time in the 18th century, including songs written in honor Washington, and the rarely heard song sung at his Presidential Inauguration in The sheet music is from the collection, The Music That Washington Knew, containing songs, instrumental music and dances popular during Washington's Time, including historical background.

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George Washington goes on the surveying trip with Lord Fairfax and begins working as a surveyor in the Shenandoah Valley: July Washington becomes the official surveyor of Culpepper County, Virginia: - George Washington works privately as a surveyor. Lawrence Washington, George's half brother, dies: awareness, problem solving, music, and art. The subject codes below are for your convenience. 3. May be reproduced for non-commercial, personal or classroom use per Permission to Reproduce guidelines. George Washington, “The father. of our nation,” comes to life in further with this series of Resource & Activity Books full of. This recording includes songs and instrumental tunes familiar to our first President. Thoroughly researched and performed on reproduction instruments popular in late 18th-century America, these pieces demonstrate the breadth and character of music during George Washington's lifetime. George Washington, –99, 1st President of the United States (–97), commander in chief of the Continental army in the American Revolution, called the Father of His Country. Early Life He was born on Feb. 22, (Feb. 11, , O.S.), the first son of Augustine Washington and his second wife, Mary Ball Washington, on the family estate (later known as Wakefield) in Westmoreland co., Va.