Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Language English
Subjects Arrangers
Byers, Billy
Composers
Title
Billy Byers Collection, 1964-1980
Description
Billy Byers (1927-1996) was a composer, arranger, orchestrator, and musician (trombonist). The collection primarily contains full scores in Byers' hand. It represents a sampling of Byers' work as a composer, arranger, and orchestrator. The material shows the diverse styles, musical forces, and variety of performing venues in which he worked. The scores include works for recordings, live performances, television, and film; for small combos, big bands, and orchestras; and for singers of various styles, including pop, jazz, rock, rhythm and blues, and disco. collection | 7 ft. | 35 boxes | Music manuscripts (full score orchestrations). (Contents). Billy Byers Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress (Preferred Citation). Byers (Sort). Music manuscripts of a significant American arranger and orchestrator. (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
-  Composers
-  Arrangers
-  Byers, Billy
Notes
-  Music manuscripts (full score orchestrations). (contents)
-  Billy Byers Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress (Preferred Citation)
-  Byers (sort)
-  Music manuscripts of a significant American arranger and orchestrator. (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
7 ft.
35 boxes
Related Resources
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu010009 (Finding Aid)
Respository
Music Division, Library of Congress
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.natlib.scdb.200033732/mets.xml
LC Classification
ML31.B94


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