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    Harold Spivacke collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains materials relating to Spivacke's life and career, including correspondence, student notebooks, speeches, his dissertation, photographs, clippings, programs, manuscript and printed music, artwork, awards and honorary degrees, and business papers. The Correspondence series contains both personal and business correspondence with composers, musicians, musicologists, and librarians, including Richard Angell, Higini Anglès, Leonard Bernstein, Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, Aaron Copland, Luigi Dallapiccola, Olin Downes, Carl ...

    • Contributor: Spivacke, Harold
    • Date: 1923
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    Lukas Foss papers, circa 1926-2000

    Lukas Foss was an American composer, conductor, pianist, and educator. The collection, which documents his life and career, consists of music holograph manuscript scores and parts, sketches, correspondence, business papers, programs, clippings, promotional materials, contracts, and financial documents.

    • Contributor: Foss, Lukas
    • Date: 1926
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    Lukas Foss papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection documents the life and career of Lukas Foss. The music materials consist of holograph manuscript scores and parts, and sketches. Later compositions, especially those which reflect his interests in twelve-tone and aleatory music, are accompanied by extensive supplementary notes, tone rows, mathematical charts, and performance instructions. Photocopied scores and parts often include annotations by Foss or various conductors and performers. The correspondence ...

    • Contributor: Foss, Lukas
    • Date: 1926
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    Frederick Loewe collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains music manuscripts from Loewe's stage and screen musicals that he wrote with lyricist Alan Jay Lerner, including Brigadoon, Camelot, Gigi, My fair lady and Paint your wagon. It includes songs that were cut from shows as well as individual songs not associated with a particular show, and songs from less well-known shows. The collection also includes a significant number of photographs ...

    • Contributor: Loewe, Frederick
    • Date: 1923
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    Daniel Nagrin collection, circa 1920-2006

    Daniel Nagrin (1917-2008) was an American dancer, choreographer, teacher, and writer. The collection contains materials relating to his life and career, and includes holograph and published scores, choreographic and dance technique notes, photographs, correspondence, marketing and fundraising materials, clippings, programs, teaching and administrative materials, production elements, articles by Nagrin and others, drafts of his books, business papers, and personal and biographical files. In addition, ...

    • Contributor: Nagrin, Daniel - Tamiris, Helen
    • Date: 1920
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    Joe Haymes big band arrangements, 1920-1960

    This collection chiefly consists of the musical arrangements of American arranger, pianist, composer and bandleader Joe Haymes (1907-1964). Most of the music manuscripts are in Haymes' own hand and many are his own compositions. They include scores, parts, lead sheets, piano-vocal scores, and sketches. Contains a small amount of newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence, and a discography.

    • Contributor: Haymes, Joe
    • Date: 1920
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    Vivian Fine music manuscripts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection chiefly consists of Fine's holograph scores, sketches, and parts for various works. Fine's compositions spanned a variety of musical genres: solo instrumental, chamber, orchestral, as well as accompanied vocal and choral pieces. A small quantity of correspondence, including with her teacher Ruth Crawford Seeger; programs; and clippings supplement the music manuscripts.

    • Contributor: Fine, Vivian - Vivian Fine Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1927
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    Daniel Nagrin collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains materials relating to Nagrin's life and career, in addition to a significant amount of materials related to Nagrin's first wife, dancer, choreographer, teacher, and theater director Helen Tamiris (1905-1966). The Helen Tamiris Materials series is arranged in the following subseries: Interview and Conference Panel Transcripts; Publicity Materials; Correspondence; Autobiography; Stage Directions, Choreographic Notes, Class Notes; Writings By or About Tamiris; New ...

    • Contributor: Nagrin, Daniel
    • Date: 1920
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    Max Rudolf papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains Rudolf's extensive correspondence with prominent 20th century musical figures, Metropolitan Opera annual files documenting his years with that organization, and a few photographs of Rudolf alone and with others. Rudolf corresponded with many notable figures from all realms of the music world, including Samuel Barber, Rudolf Bing, Luigi Dallapiccola, Norman Dello Joio, David Diamond, Antal Dorati, Glenn Gould, Erich Leinsdorf, Ira ...

    • Contributor: Rudolf, Max
    • Date: 1922
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    Halsey Stevens papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains music manuscripts, writings, research materials, programs, correspondence, and other materials related to Stevens' projects. Only the music materials are available online at this time. These materials consist of scores, parts, and sketches for works composed from about 1920 to 1987 and include instrumental works for keyboard, chamber ensemble, and full orchestra, as well as vocal and choral works and arrangements for ...

    • Contributor: Stevens, Halsey
    • Date: 1920
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    Halsey Stevens papers, circa 1920-1987

    Halsey Stevens was an American composer, musicologist, and teacher. He is best known for his chamber music works and published monograph, The Life and Music of Béla Bartók. The collection contains music manuscripts, writings, research materials, programs, correspondence, and other materials related to his projects. Only the music materials are available online at this time. These materials consist of scores, parts, and sketches for ...

    • Contributor: Stevens, Halsey - Bartók, Béla
    • Date: 1920
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    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 to his life and career, including correspondence, student notebooks, speeches, his dissertation, photographs, clippings, programs, manuscript and printed music, artwork, awards and honorary degrees, and business papers.

    • Contributor: Spivacke, Harold
    • Date: 1923
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    Ethel L. Voynich papers, 1928-1948

    Ethel Lillian Voynich (1864-1960) was a social activist, novelist, translator, and composer. Voynich's musical compositions, based principally on sacred or poetic texts, are represented by holograph manuscript scores, sketches, lyric sheets, printed music, and notes. The remaining materials consist of subject files on musicological topics, research materials, and a handful of programs.

    • Contributor: Voynich, E. L. (ethel Lillian) - Voynich, E. L.
    • Date: 1828
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    Ethel L. Voynich papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Voynich's musical compositions, based principally on sacred or poetic texts, are represented by holograph manuscript scores, sketches, lyric sheets, printed music, and notes. The collection also contains subject files on musicological topics, including documentation of Voynich's studies with musicologist Josef Chominski and her associations with notable Gloucester composer-poet Ivor Gurney; research materials, including work done at the Pius X School of Liturgical Music in ...

    • Contributor: Voynich, E. L. (ethel Lilian)
    • Date: 1928
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    Max Rudolf papers, 1922-1993

    Max Rudolf was a German-born American conductor and music educator. He is best known for his work with the Metropolitan Opera, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and the Curtis Institute of Music. The collection contains Rudolf's extensive correspondence with prominent 20th century musical figures, Metropolitan Opera annual files documenting his years with that organization, and a few photographs.

    • Contributor: Rudolf, Max
    • Date: 1922
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    Joe Haymes big band arrangements, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection chiefly consists of Joe Haymes' musical arrangements, including many of his own compositions. Most of the music manuscripts are in Haymes' own hand, and include scores, parts, lead sheets, piano-vocal scores, and sketches. In addition, there are a few newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence, and a discography.

    • Contributor: Haymes, Joe
    • Date: 1920
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    Morton Gould papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains music, including holograph and copyist manuscripts, printed scores, orchestral parts, lyric sheets, and sketches of Gould's compositions and arrangements; correspondence from friends and associates, including items from notable public figures, performers, and composers such as Leonard Bernstein, Ernest Bloch, Bill Clinton, Agnes DeMille, Percy Grainger, Ronald Reagan, Jerome Robbins, Artur Rodzinski, and Nicolas Slonimsky; business papers, including comprehensive G. Schirmer works ...

    • Contributor: Gould, Morton - G. Schirmer, Inc
    • Date: 1920
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    Frederick Loewe collection, 1923-1988

    Frederick Loewe was a German-born composer who wrote, with lyricist Alan Jay Lerner, the scores for such musicals as My Fair Lady, Camelot, Gigi, and Brigadoon. The collection contains music manuscripts from Loewe's stage and screen musicals, as well as individual songs not associated with a particular show. In addition, the collection contains photographs, a small amount of correspondence, clippings, business papers, writings, and ...

    • Contributor: Loewe, Frederick - Lerner, Alan Jay
    • Date: 1923
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    Morton Gould papers, 1920-1996

    American composer, conductor, arranger, and pianist. The collection contains music, including holograph and copyist manuscripts, printed scores, orchestral parts, lyric sheets, and sketches of Gould's compositions and arrangements; correspondence; business papers; writings; photographs; scrapbooks; programs and promotional materials related to his career; and financial and legal documents.

    • Contributor: Gould, Morton
    • Date: 1920
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    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 contains a small amount of correspondence, programs, and clippings.

    • Contributor: Fine, Vivian
    • Date: 1927