HASM Research Guide

Browse collection categories by:

One or more subject content terms have been assigned to each item in the collection, appropriate to the nature of the music itself. The heading "HASM Subject Content" refers to the musical content (e.g., sentimental song) of the item.

Selecting "search" below will display all pieces within the subject category. Examples are provided to illustrate the categories, and descriptions give background about type of music contained within the category.

HASM Subject Content

(This term refers to the music itself, not the illustrations)

Classical music Search Example Description
Dance music Search   Description
      --Cakewalks Search Example Description
      --Cotillions Search Example Description
      --Fox trots Search Example Description
      --Galops Search Example Description
      --Gavottes Search Example Description
      --Mazurkas Search Example Description
      --Minuets Search Example Description
      --Polka mazurkas Search Example Description
      --Polkas Search Example Description
      --Polonaises Search Example Description
      --Quadrilles Search Example Description
      --Schottisches Search Example Description
      --Tangos Search Example Description
      --Tarantellas Search Example Description
      --Waltzes Search Example Description
Education and fraternal organizations Search Example Description
Entertainment Search Example Description
Historical and Patriotic Music Search   Description
      God save the Southern land   Example 1  
      Wedding of the Blue and the Gray   Example 2  
Instrumental music Search Example Description
Legacies of Racism and Discrimination Search   Description
The phrase is also subdivided by additional terms listed below.
Because of the nature of these pieces some may find these examples offensive.
      --Afro-Americans Search Example Description
     --American Indians Search Example  
      --Arabs Search Example  
      --Asian (Japanese and Chinese) Search Example  
      --Dutch Search Example  
      --English Search Example  
      --Eskimo Search Example  
      --French Search Example  
      --Germans Search Example  
      --Gypsies Search Example  
      --Hispanics Search Example  
      --Irish Search Example  
      --Italians Search Example  
      --Men Search Example  
      --Scots Search Example  
      --Swedes Search Example  
      --Women Search Example  
Marches and Military Music Search Example Description
Politics Search Example Description
Sacred music see Classical music
Society and Culture Search   Description
      --Sentimental song Search Example Description
      --State songs Search Example Description
            --Alabama Search    
            --Arizona Search    
            --California Search    
            --Carolinas Search    
            --Florida Search    
            --Georgia Search    
            --Hawaii Search    
            --Idaho Search    
            --Illinois Search    
            --Indiana Search    
            --Iowa Search    
            --Kansas Search    
            --Kentucky Search    
            --Louisiana Search    
            --Maryland Search    
            --Massachusetts Search    
            --Michigan Search    
            --Mississippi Search    
            --Missouri Search    
            --Montana Search    
            --New England Search    
            --New Hampshire Search    
            --New Jersey Search    
            --New York Search    
            --North Carolina see Carolinas
            --Ohio Search    
            --South Carolina see Carolinas
            --Southern States Search    
            --Tennessee Search    
            --Texas Search    
            --Vermont Search    
            --Virginia Search    
            --Wisconsin Search    
Vices, Gambling, etc. Search Example Description
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