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    Leonard Bernstein Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) was an American composer, pianist, conductor, and educator. In 1951, he was commissioned by the Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress in for the composition Serenade for solo violin, string orchestra. In 1954, he was commissioned by the Koussevitzky Music Foundation for the composition Symphony No. 3, "Kaddish" for orchestra. The Music Division is the repository for the Leonard...
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
    • Date: 2002
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    Website of Steven R. Gerber Steven R. Gerber (1948-2015) was an American composer. In 1968, he was commissioned by the Hans Kindler Foundation for the composition Trio for Violin, Cello, and Piano. A holograph score and sketches are available in the Hans Kindler Foundation Collection (https://lccn.loc.gov/2016570574). Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Gerber, Steven R.
    • Date: 2018
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    Website of George Walker George Walker (1922-2018) was an American composer and pianist. In 1975, he was commissioned by the Hans Kindler Foundation for the brass quintet Music for Brass. The Music Division holds a holograph score in the Hans Kindler Foundation collection (https://lccn.loc.gov/2016570574). In 1988, he was commissioned by the Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress for the composition Sinfonia No. 2 for Orchestra. The...
    • Contributor: Walker, George
    • Date: 2018
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    Steven Stucky, composer Steven Stucky (1949-2016) was an American composer. In 1991, he was commissioned by the Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress for the composition Four Poems for A.R. Adams for baritone and chamber ensemble. The Music Division received a holograph score in 1993 (https://lccn.loc.gov/93704131). The Music Division is the repository for the Steven Stucky papers (https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu022018). Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Stucky, Steven
    • Date: 2019
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    Robert Starer's Home Page Robert Starer (1924-2001) was an American composer born in Austria. In 1988, he was commissioned with the McKim Fund in the Library of Congress for the composition Duo for Violin and Piano. The Music Division holds the holograph score (https://lccn.loc.gov/88752570). Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Starer, Robert
    • Date: 2018
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    George Russell George Russell (1923-2009) was an American composer, jazz pianist, arranger, and theorist. In 1999, he was commissioned with the McKim Fund in the Library of Congress for the composition Dialogue for Piano, Violin, and Synthesizers. Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Russell, George
    • Date: 2002
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    Henri Pousseur Henri Pousseur (1929-2009) was a Belgian composer. In 1966, he was commissioned by the Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress for the composition Couleurs croisées for orchestra. The Music Division received a holograph score in 1967 (https://lccn.loc.gov/73218926). Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Pousseur, Henri
    • Date: 2019
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    W. Spencer Huffman, Composer Walter Spencer Huffman (1921-2005) was an American composer. In 1956, he was commissioned by the Hans Kindler Foundation for the composition Quintet for Piano and String Quartet. A manuscript is in the Hans Kindler Foundation collection (https://lccn.loc.gov/2016570574). Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Huffman, Walter Spencer
    • Date: 2018
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    Jonathan Harvey, Composer Jonathan Harvey (1939-2012) was an English composer. In 1985, he was commissioned by the Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress in for the composition Timepieces for Orchestra. The Music Division received a holograph score in 1987 (https://lccn.loc.gov/88751730). In 1997, he was commissioned by the Koussevitzky Music Foundation for the composition Tranquil Abiding for small orchestra. The Music Division received a holograph score...
    • Contributor: Harvey, Jonathan
    • Date: 2018
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    Website of Walter S. Hartley Walter Sinclair Hartley (1927-2016) was an American composer. In 1953, he was commissioned by the Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress for the composition Chamber Symphony for woodwind and brass quintets, harp, and string orchestra. The Music Division received a holograph score in 1954 (https://lccn.loc.gov/m56000875). Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Hartley, Walter S. (Walter Sinclair)
    • Date: 2018
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    Roland Hanna and Rahanna Music Inc. "Sir" Roland Hanna (1932-2002) was an American composer and jazz pianist. In 1997 he was co-commissioned with the McKim Fund of the Library of Congress, Pennsylvania State University, and the Watson B. Duncan Theatre Palm Beach Community College Foundation for the composition Among These Cares for violin, piano, and eight dancers. The music was choreographed by Danny Buraczeski. LC Press release available: https://www.loc.gov/item/prn-97-056/library-of-congress-presents-jazzdance-by-danny-buraczeski/1997-03-31/. Website....
    • Contributor: Hanna, Roland
    • Date: 2019
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    Roberto Gerhard, Composer – Official Website Roberto Gerhard (1896-1970) was a Spanish composer. In 1959, he was commissioned by the Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress for the composition Symphony No. 3, "Collages" for orchestra and tape. The Music Division received a holograph score in 1961 (https://lccn.loc.gov/62027482). Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Gerhard, Roberto
    • Date: 2018
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    Official Vivian Fine Website Vivian Fine (1913-2000) was an American composer, pianist, and educator. In 1984, she was commissioned by the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation in the Library of Congress for the composition Ode to Henry Purcell for soprano and string quartet. The Music Division holds a holograph score and sketches (https://lccn.loc.gov/86753636). In 1984, she was commissioned by the Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress for...
    • Contributor: Fine, Vivian
    • Date: 2018
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    Official Norman Dello Joio Web Site Norman Dello Joio (1913-2008) was an American composer. In 1954 he was commissioned by the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation at the Library of Congress for the composition The Lamentation of Saul for baritone voice and six instruments. The Music Division holds the holograph score (https://lccn.loc.gov/m55002145). Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Dello Joio, Norman
    • Date: 2019
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    Official David Diamond Website David Diamond (1915-2005) was an American composer. In 1945, he was commissioned by the Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress for the composition Symphony No. 4 for orchestra. The Music Division received a holograph score in 1945 (https://lccn.loc.gov/m53000907). In 1981, he was commissioned with the McKim Fund in the Library of Congress for the composition Sonata No. 2 for violin and piano....
    • Contributor: Diamond, David
    • Date: 2018
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    Meyer Kupferman Web Site Meyer Kupferman (1926-2003) was an American composer and clarinetist. This website was created by a former student of Meyer Kupferman on behalf of the composer’s widow. In 1970, he was commissioned with the McKim Fund in the Library of Congress for the composition Fantasy Sonata for violin and piano. The Music Division holds a holograph score (https://lccn.loc.gov/76285434). The Music Division is the repository for...
    • Contributor: Kupferman, Meyer
    • Date: 2018
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    Arthur Jarvinen Arthur Jarvinen (1956-2010) was an American composer. In 1991, he was commissioned by the Koussevitzsky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress for the composition The Modulus of Elasticity for viola and chamber ensemble. The Music Division received a holograph score in 1992 (https://lccn.loc.gov/92755369). Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Jarvinen, Arthur
    • Date: 2019
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    John Cage: Official Website / The John Cage Trust John Cage (1912-1992) was an American composer, music theorist, and philosopher. In 1965, he was commissioned by the Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress for the composition Cheap Imitation for orchestra without conductor. The Music Division received a holograph score in 1972 (https://lccn.loc.gov/74205112). In 1991, he was commissioned with the McKim Fund in the Library of Congress for the composition Two^4 for...
    • Contributor: John Cage Trust - Cage, John
    • Date: 2018
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    Earle Brown Music Foundation Earle Brown (1926-2002) was an American composer. In 1972, he was commissioned by the Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress for the composition Cross Sections and Color Fields for orchestra. The Music Division received the holograph score in 1975 (https://lccn.loc.gov/unk84213752). Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Brown, Earle
    • Date: 2018
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    Roger Shapiro Fund for New Music Dina Koston (1929?-2009) was an American composer and pianist. She established the Roger Shapiro Fund for New Music in memory of her husband. In 1997, she was commissioned with the McKim Fund in the Library of Congress for the composition Duo in Two Parts for violin and piano. The Music Division holds holograph sketches and multiple holograph score versions (https://lccn.loc.gov/2007700594). Website. electronic | Electronic...
    • Contributor: Koston, Dina
    • Date: 2018
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    Music of Lee Hoiby Lee Hoiby (1926-2011) was an American composer. In 1987, he was commissioned with the McKim Fund in the Library of Congress for the composition Serenade for violin and piano, Op. 44. The Music Division holds a holograph score (https://lccn.loc.gov/87753348). Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Hoiby, Lee
    • Date: 2018
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    Britten-Pears Foundation Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) was an English composer, conductor, and pianist. In 1942, he was commissioned by the Koussevitzky Music Foundation for the composition Peter Grimes, an opera in three acts. The Music Division received a holograph score in 1945 (https://lccn.loc.gov/m56000894). Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Britten-Pears Foundation - Britten, Benjamin
    • Date: 2018
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    Henry Brant, composer Henry Brant (1913-2008) was a Canadian-born American composer and orchestrator. In 1995, he was commissioned by the Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress for the composition Plowshares and Swords for orchestra. The Music Division received a holograph score in 1996 (https://lccn.loc.gov/96703626). Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Brant, Henry
    • Date: 2018
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    Stephen Albert - Composer Stephen Albert (1941-1992) was an American composer. In 1989 he was commissioned with the McKim Fund at the Library of Congress for the composition Tribute for Violin and Piano Quartet. The Music Division holds a holograph score (https://lccn.loc.gov/89750222). Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Albert, Stephen
    • Date: 2019
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    Wynton Marsalis Official Website Wynton Marsalis (b. 1961) is an American composer, trumpeter, and educator. In 1998, he was commissioned by the Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress for the composition All Rise for symphony orchestra, jazz orchestra, and chorus. The Music Division received a signed computer printout in 2002 (https://lccn.loc.gov/2003555500). Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Marsalis, Wynton
    • Date: 2010