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  • 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
  • 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
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    Tommy Newsom arrangements, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains dance band, symphonic orchestra, and small ensemble musical arrangements for 267 works. These 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 and are identified as such.

    • 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
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    Charlie Barnet collection of big band arrangements, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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 the collection, including Billy May, Andy Gibson, George Siravo, Conn Humphries, William ...

    • Contributor: Barnet, Charlie
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1939
  • Look down fair moon

    manuscript | Copyright 1970 by Boosey & Hawkes, Inc. Reprinted by permission of Boosey & Hawkes, Inc. (Copyright Notice). Due to copyright restrictions, only excerpts from this item are available. (Standard Restriction). Manuscript (Form).

    • Contributor: Boosey & Hawkes - Rorem, Ned - Whitman, Walt
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Notated Music
    • Date: 1970
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    George L. Tracy collection of music manuscripts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection primarily consists of sheet music, in addition to a small assortment of lyric sheets and a one-page typescript catalog list of Tracy's works. The bulk of the collection contains manuscripts written in Tracy's hand. The remaining portion consists of printed scores issued by such well-known music publishers as G. Schirmer, Oliver Ditson and Company, and G. Ricordi & Co, acclaimed for its ...

    • Contributor: Tracy, George Lowell
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1877
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    Ross Lee Finney collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Scores, holograph, mainly with notes on history of piece and monetary evaluations. Many scores are self bound holographs as well as a few published scores. Violin, piano, chamber, and vocal works.

    • Contributor: Finney, Ross Lee
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1906
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    Billy Byers collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Byers, Billy
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1964
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Hodges family collection, circa 1790-circa 1909

    The collection contains manuscript and printed music, writings, and other materials compiled and collected by Edward Hodges and subsequently by his son, John Sebastian Bach Hodges. Noteworthy among Edward Hodges' writings are the Annuary, an attempt in later life to depict his earlier life, and documents relating to the design and construction of the 1846 Erben organ at Trinity Church in New York. Music ...

    • Contributor: Smith, John Stafford - Hodges, George
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1790
  • Catalog Record

    Ella Fitzgerald collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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, Erich Bulling, Tee Carson, Benny Carter, Frank DeVol, Bill Doggett, Duke Ellington, Sid Feller, Russ Garcia, Bill Holman, Jim Hughart, Billy May, Marty Paich, Nelson Riddle, Paul Weston, and Gerald Wilson. The arrangements consist ...

    • Contributor: Fitzgerald, Ella
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1956
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    Hodges family collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection is comprised of manuscript and printed music, writings, and other materials compiled and collected by Edward Hodges and subsequently by his son, John Sebastian Bach Hodges. Noteworthy among Edward Hodges' writings are the Annuary, an attempt in later life to depict his earlier life, and documents relating to the design and construction of the 1846 Erben organ at Trinity Church in New ...

    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1790
  • Ich liebe dich transcription for piano solo

    manuscript score | [3] p. of music ; 31 cm. | Franz Liszt. (Statement Of Responsibility). Cover title. A facsimile of the autograph manuscript in the Music Division of the Library of Congress. Superlinear and interlinear German words; text by Friedrich Rückert. Commentary by Alan Walker on p. [3]. "Published by the Edward N. Waters Fund in the Library of Congress." acquire 2 shelf ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Liszt, Franz - Rückert, Friedrich - Walker, Alan - Music Division
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1993

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  • Tams-Witmark collection, 1701-1915

    The Tams-Witmark Music Library was established in 1925 through the merger of the Arthur W. Tams Music Library and the rental library of M. Witmark & Sons. The Tams-Witmark Collection contains music (manuscript and printed scores) that was being performed in the United States during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The scope of the collection ranges from eighteenth-century operas of Handel and ...

    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1701
  • Three Lieder on poems of Adolf Friedrich von Schack a facsimile of the autograph manuscripts of "Abenddämmerung," op. 49 no. 5, "Herbstgefühl," op. 48 no. 7, and "Serenade," op. 58 no. 8 ...

    Manuscript score | 1 score ([8] p.) ; 28 x 33 cm. + 1 booklet ([7] p. ; 30 x 33 cm.) | Johannes Brahms. (Statement Of Responsibility). For high voice with piano. Title from cover of booklet. Introd. by George S. Bozarth. German words printed also as text with English translation on p. [6-7] of booklet. Includes bibliographical references. Manuscript Score (Form). Manuscript ...

    • Contributor: Da Capo Fund in the Library of Congress - Brahms, Johannes - Schack, Adolf Friedrich Von - Bozarth, George S.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1983

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    Charles Hambitzer music manuscripts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The Charles Hambitzer manuscripts consist of sixteen orchestral scores or part sets for tone poems and incidental music, as well as several short pieces for various instruments and approximately twenty-five songs and stage numbers in piano-vocal format. Sketches and miscellaneous fragments are also represented. Although George Gershwin once recalled that Hambitzer, his first significant music teacher, "wrote what I then considered the finest light ...

    • Contributor: Hambitzer, Charles
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1910
  • 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
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    J. Fischer & Bro. music publishers collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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
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    Randolph S. Rothschild collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection primarily consists of manuscript, facsimile, and printed music 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.
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1942
  • 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
  • Alberto Nepomuceno collection, 1887-1920

    The collection consists primarily of scores, most of them photocopies of holographs, and printed material, including two operas, nine orchestral and twelve chamber and solo works, as well as about forty songs and other vocal works. In addition, the collection contains a small number of photographs, portraits of the composer and his wife, books, catalogs, and other printed materials.

    • Contributor: Nepomuceno, Alberto
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1887
  • 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: Smith, Leonard (Leonard Bingley) - Sousa, John Philip - Gilmore, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield) - Goldman, Edwin Franko - Finney, Ross Lee - American Composers Forum - Herman, Jerry - Flory, Med - Parker, Charlie
    • Date: 1840
  • 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
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    Music from the Bob Hope collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Music from the Bob Hope collection contains manuscript and photocopied full scores, conductor's scores, parts, lead sheets, instrumental parts, and lyric sheets for nearly 500 works performed in Hope's films, television programs and personal appearances. Many of the arrangements were written for short play-on and play-offs, interludes, and cues for Hope's television specials and USO tour appearances. The collection also includes fully arranged songs ...

    • Contributor: Hope, Bob
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1932
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    Songs of Edward Lipton, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains manuscript scores and lyric sheets for songs written by Edward Lipton between 1967 and 1984. They include songs written for children, topical songs, including anti-war and civil rights songs, campaign songs written for senators Paul O'Dwyer and Eugene McCarthy, humorous songs, love songs, and lullabies. In addtion, there are songs based on Jewish or Biblical themes, including a translation into English ...

    • Contributor: Lipton, Ed.
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Collection
    • Date: 1967