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

Accession 2005.225

Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library


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Wilmington, Delaware, 19807
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Descriptive Summary

Title: World's Fair next hit March Collection book of sheet music
Dates: 1892
Accession Number: 2005.225
Creator: Oliver Ditson Company; World's Columbian Exposition (1893: Chicago, Ill.)
Extent: 1 item
Physical Description: 1 score (144 p.) ; 13 x 10 in.
Location: DF Box 15.
Language of Material: English
Repository: Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Abstract: previous hitWorld's Fairs next hit 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 previous hitWorld's Fair next hit 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.
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Historical Note

previous hitWorld's Fairs next hit 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 previous hitWorld's Fair next hit 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.

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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 previous hitWorld's Fair and published by the Oliver Ditson Company of Boston, Massachusetts.

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Access Points

Exhibitions--Songs and music.
Marches (Piano)
Popular music--1890-1899--United States
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