8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Ballets--Scores.

  1. American Ballet Caravan music scores, 1935-1947

    180 items . 8 containers. 3.75 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection of American Ballet Caravan Music Scores consists of full scores, parts, piano rehearsal and vocal scores for six ballets, at least two of them unrealized, for Lincoln Kirstein's dance company, which he founded in 1936. Three of the six ballets were commissioned by Kirstein during the Caravan's tour to Latin America in 1941. The works are Pastorela (Paul Bowles); Soirées musicale (Benjamin Britten, arranged for two pianos by Brian Easdale); Estancia (Alberto E. Ginastera); Fantasias Brasileiras: no. 4, for piano and orchestra (Francisco Paulo Mignone); Cinco Piezas Brevas for string orchestra, op. 14 (Domingo Santa Cruz); Juke Box (Alec Wilder); and Concerto for two violins and orchestra (J. S. Bach, arranged for two pianos by Stefan Wolpe).

  2. Alex North music for documentary film, theater, dance, and concert, 1910-1984

    approximately 221 items. 28 containers. 13 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Alex North (1910-1991) was an American composer of music for feature films, dance, theater productions, and the concert hall. He brought a new and uniquely "American" sound to his works. The collection contains performance materials for dance works, incidental music for theater productions, songs, musical comedies and revues, and concert works. A small amount of scripts, promotional materials, and clippings are also included.

  3. Elliott Carter music manuscripts and other papers, 1933-1971

    approximately 18,900 items. 55 containers plus bound scores. 19 linear feet. 22 microfilm reels. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Among other accolades, American composer Elliott Carter was a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Music for his second and third string quartets. A student of Nadia Boulanger, his works combined American and European styles of modernism, and his compositional style, based around collections of pitches, was later described as musical set theory. Carter was also known for his use of proportional tempo changes, which is referred to by scholars as metric modulation. Carter composed in a wide variety of genres, including symphonies, concertos, chamber music, ballets, and choral music. This finding aid collates classed holograph scores, sketches, and parts by Carter that were donated to the Music Division beginning in the 1960s. Additional music materials, programs, and a small amount of photographs and other papers will be added to this document in the future.

  4. Léo Delibes music manuscripts, 1857-1890

    85 items. 6.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Léo Delibes was a French composer known primarily for his stage works, including operas, ballets, and incidental music. His compositions display the wit, lightness, and elegance characteristic of nineteenth century French music and were premiered at the Théâtre des Bouffes-Parisiens, Opéra-Comique, and Théâtre Lyrique, among others. His ballets Coppélia and Sylvia and opera Lakmé have remained standards of the repertoire. The collection includes holograph manuscripts and sketches for many of his operas, ballets, and vocal and piano music.

  5. Erick Hawkins and Lucia Dlugoszewski papers, 1878-2000

    approximately 65,509 items. 460 containers. 317.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Erick Hawkins (1909-1994) was an American choreographer and dancer and the founder of the Erick Hawkins Dance Company. Lucia Dlugoszewski (1925-2000) was an American avant-garde composer and a frequent collaborator with Hawkins. Hawkins and Dlugoszewski married in 1962. This collection includes choreographic notes and notation, musical scores by Dlugoszewski and others, writings, correspondence, photographs, performance programs, recordings, books, art catalogs, and papers pertaining to the Erick Hawkins Dance Company and Foundation.

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  6. Alexander Zemlinsky music manuscripts and other papers, 1887-1939

    approximately 350 items. 28 containers. 8 linear feet. 13 microfilm reels. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Alexander Zemlinsky was an Austrian composer, conductor, pianist, and educator whose students included Arnold Schoenberg, Alban Berg, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Alma Mahler, and Anton Webern. The collection consists of holograph music manuscripts for nearly all of Zemlinsky’s repertoire, as well as some printed music. Other materials include manuscript and printed music by other composers, personal papers, correspondence, and writings by others.

  7. Morton Gould performance library, 1920s-1996

    approximately 35,500 items. 466 containers. 193 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Morton Gould was a composer, conductor, arranger, and pianist. The collection contains materials created by Gould or under his supervision for studio use as well as compositions and arrangements for concert performances, film and television scores, stage works, juvenilia, and sketches. These materials were stored for many years at his principle publisher, G. Schirmer.

  8. Arthur Gold and Robert Fizdale collection of music manuscripts, 1948-1965

    9 items. 1 container. 1 linear foot. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Arthur Gold (1917-1990) and Robert Fizdale (1920-1995) were an American piano duo who performed together throughout the second half of the twentieth century. During their careers, a number of prominent composers in the United States and Europe wrote works for the duo, including Georges Auric, Luciano Berio, Paul Frederic Bowles, John Cage, and Francis Poulenc. This collection contains nine music manuscripts of works for two pianos either commissioned by or dedicated to Gold and Fizdale from notable composers of the twentieth century, including three members of the French group "Les Six."