6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Arrangements (Music).

  1. Les Paul papers, 1904-2000

    5,900 items ; 42 containers ; 21 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Les Paul was a Grammy-winning musician and inventor known for his virtuosic guitar playing, pioneering of multitrack recording, and invention of the solid-body electric guitar. His inventions left an indelible impact on the music industry. In addition to live concerts he performed on the radio and on television, notably with his second wife, singer and guitarist Mary Ford. The Les Paul Papers...

  2. David Diamond papers, 1915-2003

    approximately 48,450 items ; 279 containers ; 125 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    David Diamond was an award-winning American-Jewish composer and prominent symphonist of the mid-twentieth century. A former student of Roger Sessions and Nadia Boulanger, Diamond ultimately composed eleven symphonies and countless other chamber and vocal works, such as his influential Symphony no. 4 (1945), Elegy in memory of Maurice Ravel (1938), and Rounds (1944). His social circle of musical...

  3. Chordettes collection of musical arrangements, 1938-1995

    870 items ; 11 containers ; 3.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Chordettes was an American female vocal quartet popular during the 1950s and early 1960s. The collection contains orchestra and band arrangements for songs, medleys, and jingles, including their hits "Mr. Sandman" and "Lollipop." It also includes a small amount of photographs.

  4. John Herbert McDowell papers, 1908-1983

    7,000 items ; 56 containers ; 30 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    John Herbert McDowell was an avant-garde dance, theater, film, and concert music composer. The collection contains his holograph scores and sketches, as well as programs, scripts, correspondence, photographs, and an Ampex 620 suitcase amp and speaker.

  5. Leonard B. Smith papers, 1859-2001

    approximately 201,110 items. 731 containers. 294 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Leonard B. Smith (1915-2002) was an American cornetist, concert band conductor, and band music publisher. Smith is primarily known as the leader of the Detroit Concert Band (1946- circa 1990), and the approximately 3,200 titles in the concert band library comprise the largest portion of the collection. Also included is a portion of the Ford Sunday Evening Hour Orchestra music library, method...

  6. Music of Machito and his Afro-Cubans, 1930s-1980s

    approximately 1,600 items . 23 containers. 8 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Latin jazz musician and band leader Machito (circa 1908-1984) was active on the New York City jazz scene with his innovative band the Afro-Cubans from 1940 to the early 1980s, forming an influential legacy that includes salsa music and Afro-Cuban jazz. The collection contains approximately 150 manuscript and published compositions and arrangements performed by the ensemble, as well as clippings,...