Early 1800s Music from 1800-1860

Here is a list of pre Civil War music and songs that were written between 1800-1860. Many of these early 1800s melodies and arrangements are still remembered today for their significance and impact on culture.

Music from the Early 1800s

Song TitleSongwriter: WordsSongwriter: MusicYear Written
Crazy JaneMathew Gregory LewisJohn Davy1800
The People's RightJohn J. HawkinsJohn J. Hawkins1801
A New OdeAmyntasAmyntas1802
Life Let Us CherishMr. DerickWolfgang Amadeus Mozart1803
Little Bess the Ballad SingerDr. Samuel ArnoldDr. Samuel Arnold1804
All's WellThomas John DidbinJohn Braham1805
Here in Their Father's House of Pray'rA Gentleman of NYCJ. Willson1806
The Meeting of the WatersThomas MooreThomas Moore1807
A Son of the Desert Am IJohn P. WilsonWalter A. Phillips1808
Oh! Why Should the Girl of My Soul Be in TearsThomas MooreThomas Moore1809
Fur EliseNo WordsLudwig van Beethoven1810
Boat SongSir Walter ScottAnonymous1811
Meet Me by MoonlightJ. Augustine WadeJ. Augustine Wade1812
Ye Seamen of ColumbiaWilliam MaxwellJames Tomlins1813
The Star Spangled BannerFrancis Scott KeyJohn Stafford Smith1814
Merrily, Merrily Rounds the BarkDr. ClarkeDr. Clarke1815
Washington's Grand MarchNo WordsAnonymous1816
Mary's TearsThomas MooreOliver Shaw1817
Oft in the Stilly NightThomas MooreScotch Air1818
In Glasgow Town My Mither DwellsMr. UptonMr. Upton1819
Forget Thee! NoMrs. OpieArthur Clifton1820
Hymn to the Evening StarGeorge Gordon, Lord ByronT. V. Wiesenthal, M. D.1821
Araby's DaughterThomas MooreGeorge Kiallmark1822
Hey Down DerryCol. W. H. HamiltonPhilip Antony Corri1823
And Since You Leave MeMrs. AlsopMrs. Alsop1824
I'll Pull a Bunch of Buds and FlowersJohn ColeJohn Cole1825
On With the TartanT. V. Wiesenthal, M. D.T. V. Wiesenthal, M. D.1826
Farewell, Farewell to the Bright Child of SongArthur F. KeeneArthur F. Keene1827
Coming Through the RyeRobert BurnsAnonymous1828
My Highland MaryLady NortonChristopher Meineke1829
Lord! I Believe!Thomas Haines BayleyJohn Barnett1830
Love NotMrs. NortonArthur Clifton1831
Clare de KitchenThomas Dartmouth RiceThomas Dartmouth Rice1832
Am I to BlameThomas Haines BayleyJames Gaspard Maeder1833
Billy BarlowBilly BarlowBilly Barlow1834
Are There Tidings?Thomas Haines BayleyCharles Edward Horn1835
Jim BrownWilliam CliftonWilliam Clifton1836
Kathleen MavourneenMrs. Marion CrawfordFrederick Nicholls Crouch1837
Sweet Oh Sweet Are the Joys Mrs. Marion CrawfordMrs. Marion Crawford1838
Fanny GrayMrs. NortonMrs. Norton1839
A Song for New EnglandH. W. Elsworth Esq.Miss Augusta Browne1840
The CoquetteWilliam Crandin Esq.F. W. Rosier1841
The Blind BoyMiss Hannah F. GouldWilliam Richardson Dempster1842
Dandy Jim of CarolineSilas Sexton SteeleJ. Richard Myers1843
Get Off the Track!Jesse Hutchinson Jr.Jesse Hutchinson Jr.1844
Little Topsy's SongEliza CookAsa B. Hutchinson1845
Jim Crack CornDaniel Decatur EmmettDaniel Decatur Emmett1846
Farewell LadiesEdwin Pearce ChristyEdwin Pearce Christy1847
Footsteps of AngelsHenry Wadsworth LongfellowHenry Wadsworth Longfellow1848
A Health to the Outward BoundMrs. NortonAlexander Ball1849
American LibertyFreeman ScottMathias Keller1850
Fi Hi Hi (The Black Shakers Song)Even HornEven Horn1851
De Old Corn MillCharles F. StewartCharles Crozat Converse1852
Ella ReeCharles E. SteuartJames W. Porter1853
Away with the Past Helen TruesdellGeorge Washbourne Morgan1854
Call to KansasMiss Lucy LarcomE. Norman, Jr.1855
Clear the Way!Charles Mackay Esq.Stephen C. Massett1856
A Farmer's Wife I'll BeGeorge Henry RussellGeorge Henry Russell1857
Down in Alabam'J. WarnerJ. Warner1858
Beautiful Moon, Thou Queen of NightCharles William EverestCharles William Everest1859
Bonnie BellThomas Spencer LloydThomas Spencer Lloyd1860

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