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Category: Arts & Entertainment, Music

Historical Items

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Item 23033

Reno sheet music, Mapleton, 1910

Contributed by: Alice Shepard through Haystack Historical Society Date: 1910 Location: Mapleton; New York Media: Ink on paper

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Item 148470

Guarnerius style Violin, 1911

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1911 Location: Bangor Media: Wood

Item 5782

Bridgton Band in Pondicherry Square, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1870 Location: Bridgton Media: Photograph, jpg

Online Exhibits

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Hermann Kotzschmar: Portland's Musical Genius

During the second half of the 19th century, "Hermann Kotzschmar" was a familiar household name in Portland. He spent 59 years in his adopted city as a teacher, choral conductor, concert artist, and church organist.

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Music in Maine - MAKE

"MAKE Music makers include musicians, artists, and craftspeople who make instruments, write songs, and make music in the home and community settings."

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Music in Maine - Music in Maine

"Music in Maine Music is something we share as humans—non-verbal forms of storytelling and expressions of beauty and emotions through sound."

Site Pages

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Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Nordica Memorial Association

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - III. Boom, bustle, bust: The Steamboat Years to WWII

"III. Boom, bustle, bust: The Steamboat Years to WWII Fishing and shipbuilding led the state of Maine into its “Golden Economic Age” in the 1850s, as…"

My Maine Stories

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Betty Cody, country music legend
by Maine Historical Society

Betty Cody is noted as Maine's most recognized female singer

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Keeping Dance and Music Alive
by Cindy Larock

Cindy Larock's involvement in the traditional music and dance scene in Maine for over 40 years.

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Mémère’s Notebook
by Robert Sylvain

My Mémère’s Notebook of old Acadian Folksongs