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  • Music: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Music - Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Contributor: Gershwin, George
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Web Pages
    • Date: 1924
  • Charlie Barnet collection of big band arrangements, 1939-1949

    Charlie Barnet (1913-1991) was an American bandleader, jazz saxophonist, composer, and arranger. The collection contains musical arrangements for approximately 650 songs and instrumental numbers used by Barnet and his band. The majority of these arrangements are represented by full scores, though thirty-seven are represented by parts only, and an additional thirty-one include both a full score and parts. Approximately fifty arrangers are represented in ...

    • Contributor: Barnet, Charlie - Burnett, Bobby - Burns, Ralph - Gibson, Andy - Hefti, Neal - Henderson, Horace - Humphries, Conn - Martin, Skip - Matthews, Dave - May, Billy - Moore, William (Arranger) - Siravo, George
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1939
  • Music: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Music - Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Web Pages
    • Date: 1924
  • Music: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Music - Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Contributor: Gershwin, George
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Web Pages
    • Date: 1924
  • Music: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Music - Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Contributor: Gershwin, George - Gershwin, Ira
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Web Pages
    • Date: 1928
  • Charles Hambitzer music manuscripts, circa 1910-1918

    Charles Hambitzer (1878 or 1881-1918) was an American pianist, teacher, and composer. His best known piano student was the teenage George Gershwin. Hambitzer's compositions include orchestral tone poems, incidental music for plays, two operettas, and a variety of shorter pieces.

    • Contributor: Hambitzer, Charles
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1910
  • Ragheb Moftah collection of Coptic Orthodox liturgical chants and hymns, 1926-1997

    The collection consists of transcriptions of Coptic chant music by Ernest Newlandsmith and Margit Toth. Both contain transcriptions of the Liturgy of St. Basil. Basil. Also part of the collection are audio tapes of Coptic chant music recorded by Moftah between 1940 and 1985, with the bulk recorded in 1965 and 1975-1985. Marian Robertson Wilson created a guide to Moftah's audio tapes in 1996, ...

    • Contributor: Moftah, Raghe - Newlandsmith, Ernest - Tóth, Margit - Wilson, Marian Robertson
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1926
  • Music: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Music - Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Contributor: Gershwin, George - Gershwin, Ira
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Web Pages
    • Date: 1928
  • Music from the Bob Hope collection, 1932-1997

    In a career that spanned nearly seventy years, American comedian and entertainer Bob Hope performed in theater, radio, film, and television, and in numerous public appearances, including his tours in support of the U.S. armed forces. Music from the Bob Hope Collection contains manuscript scores, instrumental parts, and lyrics for nearly 500 works used in Hope's films, television programs and personal appearances. These materials ...

    • Contributor: Hope, Bob - Alberti, Bob (Pianist) - Comstock, Frank - Harmon, Manny - Hill, J. (James L.) - Myers, Pete - Perito, Nick - Rogers, Shorty - Wolpe, Dave
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1932
  • Music: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Music - Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Contributor: Gershwin, George
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Web Pages
    • Date: 1924
  • Ella Fitzgerald collection, 1956-1992

    Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996) was a popular and highly-respected American jazz and pop vocalist and recording artist. The Ella Fitzgerald Collection chiefly consists of musical arrangements made for her by more than fifty arrangers and orchestrators. Arrangers whose works are found in this collection include: Buddy Bregman, Benny Carter, Frank DeVol, Russ Garcia, Billy May, Marty Paich, Nelson Riddle, and Gerald Wilson. The arrangements consist ...

    • Contributor: Fitzgerald, Ella - Bregman, Buddy - Bulling, Erich - Carson, Tee - Carter, Benny - Devol, Frank - Doggett, Bill - Ellington, Duke - Feller, Sid - Garcia, Russell - Holman, Bill - Hughart, Jim - May, Billy - Paich, Marty - Riddle, Nelson - Weston, Paul - Wilson, Gerald
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1956
  • Billy Byers collection, 1964-1980

    Billy Byers 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 ...

    • Contributor: Byers, Billy
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1964
  • Music: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Music - Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Web Pages
    • Date: 1924
  • Music: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Music - Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Contributor: Gershwin, George - Gershwin, Ira
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Web Pages
    • Date: 1928
  • Songs of Edward Lipton, 1967-1984

    Edward Lipton (1934-2011) was a songwriter and performer primarily known for writing children's songs. The collection contains manuscript scores for songs he wrote for both children and adults. Many are accompanied by lyric sheets.

    • Contributor: Lipton, Ed.
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1967
  • Richard Rodgers collection, 1917-1980

    The collection consists predominantly of Rodgers's music holographs--sketches, vocal scores (many with lyric sheets included) and short scores. In addition, the collection includes full scores for 8 of the Rodgers and Hammerstein shows. Also included is a small number of programs, photographs, miscellaneous papers, and a few miscellaneous items.

    • Contributor: Rodgers, Richard - Hart, Lorenz - Hammerstein, Oscar, II
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1917
  • Randolph S. Rothschild collection, 1942-1992

    The collection consists primarily of music (ms., facsimile, and printed) and accompanying correspondence, programs, and reviews. The majority of the music in the collection comprises facsimile scores of compositions commissioned by the Chamber Music Society of Baltimore and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra from prominent American composers, such as Dominick Argento, Milton Babbitt, Henry Cowell, Jacob Druckman, Ross Lee Finney, Lukas Foss, Leon Kirchner, Ernst ...

    • Contributor: Rothschild, Randolph S. - Argento, Dominick - Babbitt, Milton - Cowell, Henry - Druckman, Jacob - Finney, Ross Lee - Foss, Lukas - Kirchner, Leon - Krenek, Ernst - Lewis, Robert Hall - Moss, Lawrence - Reynolds, Roger - Rouse, Christopher - Schuller, Gunther - Shapey, Ralph - Weisgall, Hugo - Wuorinen, Charles
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1942
  • Inquiry Form - Performing Arts - Ask a Librarian (Library of Congress)

    Ask a librarian: An online reference service from the Library of Congress that allows researchers to submit reference questions to Library of Congress reading rooms and receive expert research assistance (within 5 business days.)

    • Contributor: Herman, Jerry - Finney, Ross Lee - American Composers Forum
    • Date: 1950
  • Tommy Newsom arrangements, 1947-1999

    Tommy Newsom (1929-2007) was a saxophonist, arranger, bandleader, and composer. The collection contains musical arrangements that he wrote for dance band, symphonic orchestra, and small ensemble. The arrangements include manuscripts, printed copies, and photocopies for both full scores and orchestral parts. Most of the music dates from his thirty-year stint with the Tonight Show band. A few of the arrangements are by other arrangers ...

    • Contributor: Newsom, Tommy
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1947
  • J. Fischer & Bro. music publishers collection, 1950-1970

    The J. Fischer & Bro. Music Publishers Collection contains music manuscripts and published or photo-reproduced musical scores, in original or arranged versions. The majority of the collection are choral works, both sacred and secular, many with piano or organ accompaniment. In addition, there are original works for organ and piano, as well as piano and organ transcriptions. Most of these works were published by ...

    • Contributor: J. Fischer & Bro
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1950
  • Music: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Music - Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Web Pages
    • Date: 1924
  • Music: Bach to Baseball Cards - Conservation Highlights (Preservation, Library of Congress)

    Music - Bach to Baseball Cards: Preserving the Nation's Heritage at the Library of Congress

    • Contributor: Gershwin, George
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Web Pages
    • Date: 1924
  • Winston Sharples music manuscripts, 1943-1968

    Winston Sharples was an American composer best known for his work with animated short films, such as Casper, the Friendly Ghost, Popeye the Sailor, and Jeepers and Creepers. The collection consists of manuscript particells (piano scores with dialogue and cues), scores, parts, and lyric sheets related to his professional engagements.

    • Contributor: Sharples, Winston - Oriolo, Joe - Seeger, Hal
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1943
  • Jerome Kern collection, 1905-1945

    The collection consists primarily of Kern's show music, some holograph sketches; most are manuscript full and vocal scores of Kern's orchestrators and arrangers, especially Frank Saddler and Robert Russell Bennett. Film and other music also is represented, as well as a small amount of correspondence.

    • Contributor: Kern, Jerome - Saddler, Frank - Bennett, Robert Russell
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1905