I use this clumsy phrase because the songbook makes clear that The Anacreontic Song was the source of several parody contrafacta, including The Star-Spangled Banner, while The Star-Spangled Banner itself became a new source text for later contrafacta.
I was surprised to learn, for example, that the note on the syllable "ly" in the phrase "dawn's early light" was a diatonic fourth scale degree in The Anacreontic Song and its parodies, but was adjusted to a raised fourth scale degree in the first printed edition of The Star-Spangled Banner and most subsequent contrafacta.
Located at the north wall of the public square, the entrance to the Star-Spangled Banner gallery features a sculptural representation of a waving flag designed by the architectural firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.
With the first stanza of the national anthem projected on the back wall of the display, the Star-Spangled Banner gallery offers visitors a truly patriotic experience comparable to seeing the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia; the Statue of Liberty in New York; or the Charters of Freedom at the National Archives in Washington.
The museum has begun an $18 million, 3-year project to preserve the Star-Spangled Banner.
George Armistead, the commander of Fort McHenry, in 1813, commissioned a Baltimore flag maker named Mary Pickersgill and her 13-year-old daughter Caroline to sew the flag that came to be known as the Star-Spangled Banner.
The Star-Spangled Banner has been damaged by light, temperature and humidity.
Back in 1812, it was this flag that inspired lawyer and poet Francis Scott Key to write The Star-Spangled Banner which later became the national anthem of the United States.
navy designated the Star-Spangled Banner as the official tune to be
regulations referred to the Star-Spangled Banner as the national anthem.
26, 1999--The story of the Star-Spangled Banner Preservation Project will unfold live to students across the nation during a special Line to Learning event at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History on Monday, March 8.
The Line to Learning Event: The Star-Spangled Banner Preservation Project will feature a live discussion on the preservation of the flag and other national treasures with Dr.
No, the Star-Spangled Banner
doesn't play when Carol arrives at Larry's door.
During our Civil War, Karl Marx (yes, that Karl Marx) wrote to Abraham Lincoln, saying that ``from the commencement of the titanic American strife the workingmen of Europe felt instinctively that the star-spangled banner
carried the destiny of their class.
The idea originated in 1980 at the Star-Spangled Banner
Flag House in Baltimore, Md.