• Collection
    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 ... 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
    • Date: 1956
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    Edison sheet music collection, 1830-1958 The collection consists chiefly of American sheet music published in the United States between the years 1830-1930. While a significant minority of the music in the collection is instrumental music, the vast majority is for voice and piano. Notable in this collection are imprints from California dating from before 1850, first editions by Irving Berlin and others, and many European imprints among the instrumental ...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Bellak, Ja's (James) - Bryan, Alfred - Cooper, George - Dubin, Al. - Gilbert, L. Wolfe (Louis Wolfe) - Grant, Bert - Grobe, Charles - Harrigan, Edward - Hays, Will. S. (William Shakespeare) ... Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Bellak, Ja's (James) - Bryan, Alfred - Cooper, George - Dubin, Al. - Gilbert, L. Wolfe (Louis Wolfe) - Grant, Bert - Grobe, Charles - Harrigan, Edward - Hays, Will. S. (William Shakespeare) - Heller, Stephen - Herz, Henri - Holland, Justin - Jerome, William - Johnson, Howard - Kahn, Gus - Kinkel, Charles - Lamb, Arthur J. - Mack, Edward - Maeder, J. Gaspard (James Gaspard) - Maylath, H. (Heinrich) - Meyer, Louis - Meyerbeer, Giacomo - Millöcker, Carl - Moelling, Theodore - Pixley, Frank - Root, George F. (George Frederick) - Russell, Henry - Smith, Harry (Harry Bache) - Sterling, Andrew - Strelezki, Anton - Sudds, William F. - Weatherly, F. E. (Frederic Edward) - Webster, Joseph Philbrick - Whiting, Richard A. - Wodehouse, P. G. (Pelham Grenville) - Work, Henry C. (Henry Clay) - Young, Joe
    • Date: 1830
  • Notated Music
    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: Bach, Johann Sebastian
    • Date: 1730
  • Notated Music
    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
    • Date: 1924
  • Notated Music
    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: Sousa, John Philip
    • Date: 1896
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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 ...
    • Date: 1701
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    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
    • Date: 1950
  • Notated Music
    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
    • Date: 1924
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    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: Sousa, John Philip - Smith, Leonard (Leonard Bingley) - Gilmore, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield) - Goldman, Edwin Franko - A.P. Schmidt Company - Adams, Charles R. - Apthorp, William Foster - Archer, Frederic - Barbour, Florence Newell - Barnes, Edward Shippen ... Sousa, John Philip - Smith, Leonard (Leonard Bingley) - Gilmore, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield) - Goldman, Edwin Franko - A.P. Schmidt Company - Adams, Charles R. - Apthorp, William Foster - Archer, Frederic - Barbour, Florence Newell - Barnes, Edward Shippen - Bartlett, Floy Little - Bauer, Marion - Beach, H. H. A. - Berwald, W. (William) - Bird, Arthur H. - Bischoff, J. W. (John W.) - Blumenschein, W. L. (William Leonard) - Bohm, Carl - Chadwick, G. W. (George Whitefield) - Foote, Arthur - Friml, Rudolf - Godowsky, Leopold - Hopekirk, Helen - Macdowell, Edward - Porter, F. Addison (Frank Addison) - Stewart, H. J. (Humphrey John) - Wilson, G. D. (Grenville Dean) - Wooler, Alfred
    • Date: 1854
  • Notated Music
    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
    • Date: 1928
  • Notated Music
    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: Brahms, Johannes
  • Notated Music
    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
    • Date: 1924
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    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
    • Date: 1926
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    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 ... 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
    • Date: 1942
  • Notated Music
    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: Brahms, Johannes
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    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
    • Date: 1947
  • Notated Music
    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: Brahms, Johannes
  • Notated Music
    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
    • Date: 1928
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    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
    • Date: 1790
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    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
    • Date: 1939
  • Notated Music
    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: Sousa, John Philip
    • Date: 1896
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    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.
    • Date: 1967
  • Notated Music
    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: Sousa, John Philip
    • Date: 1896
  • Notated Music
    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
    • Date: 1924
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    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
    • Date: 1887