Collection Items

  • Film, Video
    Grief videorecording | 1 video, 3 minutes, 9 seconds | Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress, October 2009. (General). Courtesy of William Grant Still Music, www.williamgrantstill.com (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Hampson, Thomas - Still, William Grant
    • Date: 2009
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Grief manuscript | 3p., 9 1/2 x 12 in. | Courtesy of William Grant Still Music, www.williamgrantstill.com (Copyright Notice). This item used by permission of the copyright holder. (Standard Restriction). Manuscript (Form).
    • Contributor: Still, William Grant

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  • Article
    Grief Song Collection. William Grant Still's setting of LeRoy V. Brant's text was composed in Los Angeles in 1953. According to Judith Anne Still, her father preferred his original title for the song "Weeping Angel." The song was not commercially published until 1955 by the Oliver Ditson Music Company. However, a copy of the manuscript was sent for copyright registration, processed on June 15, 1953, ...
    • Contributor: Still, William Grant