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    Dolly Parton and the roots of country music Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Dolly Parton is one of its most celebrated country music stars. Her childhood foundation in Appalachian music, the spirituals she heard in church, the experiences as a youth in country-music radio, and ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1946
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    Harry Rosenthal collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    This collection consists of holograph music manuscripts of Franz Liszt (3); printed musical score (1); printed books about Liszt (28); holograph correspondence of Liszt (approximately 150 items). A significant collection of correspondence ...

    • Contributor: Rosenthal, Harry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1829
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    Richard Adler collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Richard Adler is an American composer and lyricist, the son of the distinguished pianist and pedagogue Charles Adler. He produced the Pajama Game and Damn Yankees on Broadway. Richard Adler was the ...

    • Contributor: Adler, Richard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1950
  • Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Amalie Sebald, 1811 Aug. 8

    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 12 x 19 cm.) | In ink. The final "1" in the date overwritten in ink with "2" in unknown hand. Along bottom edge: Inscription in Sebald's hand, ...

    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Sebald, Amalie - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1811
  • Ferde Grofé collection, 1890-1960

    Ferde Grofé was an American composer, arranger, conductor and pianist. The collection primarily consists of music manuscript compositions and arrangements, including holograph and copyist scores and parts of Grofé's original compositions, holograph ...

    • Contributor: Grofé, Ferde - Whiteman, Paul - Grofé, Ferde
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Jerry Herman collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Jerry Herman (b. 1933) is a composer and lyricist of Broadway musicals. Herman writes in an easily accessible, infectiously tuneful and optimistic style with a winning combination of innocence and wit. Finding ...

    • Contributor: Herman, Jerry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1950
  • Harold Spivacke collection, 1923-1984

    Harold Spivacke was a music librarian, administrator, musicologist, and musician. He was chief of the Library of Congress Music Division for thirty-five years, from 1937 until 1972. The collection contains materials relating ...

    • Contributor: Spivacke, Harold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Vernon Duke collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Vernon Duke (b. Oct. 10, 1903, in Minsk; d. Jan. 16, 1969, in Santa Monica, Calif.) was an author, poet, translator, and business man, as well as composer. Born Vladimir Alexandrovitch Dukelsky, ...

    • Contributor: Duke, Vernon
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1918
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    Erich Wolfgang Korngold collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Composer Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957), a child prodigy, left Europe and moved to Hollywood in the 1930s, where he became one of the first renowned composers of concert music to begin writing ...

    • Contributor: Korngold, Erich Wolfgang
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1905
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    Frank Roberts Cole Collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Scholar and bassoonist Frank Roberts Cole undertook a research project for identifying 18th century bassoon music during which he visited major libraries in Germany and Austria in the 1960s. After his death ...

    • Contributor: Cole, Frank Roberts
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1730
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    Ruth Page collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ruth Page was born on March 22, 1905 (or, according to some sources, as early as 1899). She began studying ballet in Indianapolis at the age of 12, later studying with dancers ...

    • Contributor: Page, Ruth
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1944
  • Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Breitkopf und Härtel, [1812 July 18]

    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 14 x 21 cm., folded to 14 x 14 cm.) | In ink. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters ...

    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1812
  • Vivian Fine music manuscripts, 1927-2004

    Vivian Fine was an American composer, pianist, and educator. The collection primarily consists of Fine's holograph manuscript scores, sketches, and parts for works composed between 1929 and 1993. In addition, the collection ...

    • Contributor: Fine, Vivian
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Karl van Beethoven, [1825] Aug. 31

    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 | In ink. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters of Beethoven, 1419. (Citation/Reference). Composer. Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1825
  • Carmen McRae collection of musical arrangements and other materials, 1931-1993

    Carmen Mercedes McRae (1920-1994) was an American jazz vocalist, pianist, composer, and recording artist. The papers chiefly contain musical arrangements and lead sheets for approximately 800 songs. While many of the arrangements ...

    • Contributor: McRae, Carmen - Boland, Francy - Burns, Ralph - Carter, Benny - Clayton, John - DI Novi, Gene - Holman, Bill - Jones, Jimmy - Jones, Thad - Katz, Fred - Keating, John - Mardin, Arif - Matz, Peter - Nelson, Oliver - Pierce, Nat - Rogers, Shorty - Sebesky, Don - Simmons, Norman - Wilkins, Ernie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Count Franz von Brunswick, 1806 [i.e. 1807] May 11

    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 23 cm.) | In ink. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters of Beethoven, 143. (Citation/Reference). Composer. Manuscript (Form). Print ...

    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1807
  • Charles Tournemire collection, circa 1868-1962

    Charles Tournemire was a French composer, organist, and teacher. The collection chiefly consists of holograph, manuscript and printed music by Tournemire and other composers. In addition, the collection contains librettos, a scrapbook, ...

    • Contributor: Tournemire, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Bartók-Freund collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Source materials relating to early works of Béla Bartók (1881-1945). Small but important collection of source materials relating to the life and work of composer Béla Bartók originally compiled by the Hungarian ...

    • Contributor: Bartók, Béla
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Bhumibol Adulyadej (King of Thailand) collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Bhumibol Adulyadej (b. 1927) King of Thailand, was crowned in 1946. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and educated in the United States and Switzerland, he learned to play a number of reed instruments ...

    • Contributor: Bhumibol Adulyadej
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1946
  • Herbert L. Kirk collection, circa 1870-1993

    Herbert L. Kirk (1926-1994) was a writer, editor, and publishing consultant. The collection chiefly consists of material relating to his book, Pablo Casals, a Biography (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1974). It includes ...

    • Contributor: Kirk, H. L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material