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"World's Fair March Collection" book of sheet music

1892
 Collection
Accession: 2005-225

Abstract

World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. World's Columbian Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair which was staged from May to October, 1893, commemorated 400 years since Columbus's New World arrival. This item is a book containing a collection of thirty-nine marching songs written as instrumentals for the piano.

Dates

  • 1892

Creator

Extent

1 item(s)

General Physical Description

1 score (144 p.) ; 13 x 10 in.

Historical Note

World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. These fairs are open to the general public and can run for three weeks to six months.

World's Columbian Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair which was staged from May to October, 1893, commemorated 400 years since Columbus's New World arrival. The architecture was a significant part of the event itself; the buildings included large exhibition halls and buildings representing many states.

Scope and Content

This item is a book containing a collection of thirty-nine marching songs written as instrumentals for the piano. The music included were composed for the Chicago World's Fair and published by the Oliver Ditson Company of Boston, Massachusetts.

Location

DF Box 15.

Access Restrictions

This item is open for research.

Language of Materials

English


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Finding Aid & Administrative Information

Title:
World's Fair March Collection book of sheet music
Status:
Date:
2015
Description rules:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description:
English
Script of description:
Latin

Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Audiovisual Collections Repository

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