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View Resource Band Music from the Civil War Era

This offering from the Library of Congress (LOC) American Memory collection consists of musical scores, recordings, photographs, and essays documenting American brass band music in the second half of the nineteenth century. It includes over 700 musical compositions, a photo gallery, eight full-score modern editions, and a recording of a 1974 concert of mid-nineteenth-century brass band music....

https://www.loc.gov/collections/civil-war-band-music/about-t...
View Resource The Sousa Archives and Center For American Music

Based at the University of Illinois Library and University Archives, the Sousa Archives and Center For American Music brings together a host of ephemeral records and artifacts that "document America's local and national music history and its diverse cultures." The heart of the collection is, not surprisingly, a massive archive of John Philip Sousa's personal papers and documents. In the "Research...

https://www.library.illinois.edu/sousa/