Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Language English
Subjects American Musical Theater
Arrangers
Bennett, Robert Russell
Kern, Jerome
Saddler, Frank
Title
Jerome Kern Collection, 1905-1945
Description
Composer and songwriter Jerome Kern (1885-1945) is best remembered for his Broadway and film work including the lovely melodies from Showboat, "Old Man River," "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man," and "Bill," as well as standards such as "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" and "The Way You Look Tonight". The collection consists primarily of show music, including some holograph sketches. There are many full and vocal scores in the hand of Kern's orchestrators and arrangers, especially Frank Saddler and Robert Russell Bennett. collection | 45 ft. | 102 boxes | Music scores, holograph sketches, and a small amount of correspondence. (Contents). Jerome Kern Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress (Preferred Citation). Kern, Jerome (Sort). Performance materials and musical sketches of the premier Broadway composer. (Browse Display). Researchers wishing to work with special collections are advised to inquire in advance about availability of material since many special collections are stored off-site. (Access Permissions). Certain restrictions to use or copying of materials may apply. (Copyright). Collection (Form).
Subject Headings
-  American Musical Theater
-  Arrangers
-  Kern, Jerome
-  Bennett, Robert Russell
-  Saddler, Frank
Notes
-  Music scores, holograph sketches, and a small amount of correspondence. (contents)
-  Jerome Kern Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress (Preferred Citation)
-  Kern, Jerome (sort)
-  Performance materials and musical sketches of the premier Broadway composer. (browse display)
-  Researchers wishing to work with special collections are advised to inquire in advance about availability of material since many special collections are stored off-site. (Access Permissions)
-  Certain restrictions to use or copying of materials may apply. (copyright)
Form
collection
Extent
45 ft.
102 boxes
Related Resources
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu002004 (Finding Aid)
Respository
Music Division, Library of Congress
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.natlib.scdb.200033644/mets.xml
LC Classification
ML31.K4


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