14 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Band music--Scores.

  1. Francis Maria Scala papers, 1816-2013

    Approximately 900 items. 40 containers. 15.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Francis Maria Scala was an Italian-born naturalized American military band director, musician, and composer. The first musician to lead the United States Marine Corps (USMC) Band, Scala was one of its most influential directors. During his tenure from 1855 to 1871, he increased the size of the band, improved and enlarged its repertoire, enhanced its popularity through public outdoor concerts, and provided balanced instrumentation of both woodwinds and brass which set the groundwork for the improvements made under John Philip Sousa. The collection consists primarily of manuscript and printed music arranged or composed by Francis Scala for band concerts, military formations, and White House functions. It also includes photographs, clippings, programs, promotional materials, correspondence, and other materials.

  2. Christopher Dodrill collection on John Philip Sousa, 1876-1992

    approximately 300 items. 11 containers. 5.4 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    John Philip Sousa was an American composer, bandmaster, and arranger, known for his military and patriotic marches. Christopher Dodrill is an educator and noted Sousa researcher and collector. The collection includes many first editions of Sousa’s marches and concert works in mint condition, as well as many rare European editions of his works. It also contains published sheet music, photographs, promotional posters, advertisements, and posthumously produced commemorative mementoes.

  3. Leonard B. Smith papers, 1859-2001

    approximately 202,110 items. 737 containers. 300 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 books, chamber music, cornet and trumpet solos, clippings, correspondence, photographs, programs, and writings.

  4. Production materials for The Glenn Miller Story, 1939-1953

    approximately 400 items. 4 containers. 2 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Glenn Miller was an American band leader, trombonist, composer, and arranger. He is prominently known as the band leader for the award-winning Glenn Miller Orchestra and conductor of the Army Air Force Band during World War Two. This collection contains production and reference materials for The Glenn Miller Story, a biographical film of Glenn Miller's life and career. Materials include production reports, filming schedules, correspondence, photographs and film stills, scores, and a typed war diary compiled by Captain Don Haynes that covers Miller's time touring England in 1944 and in 1945 following his disappearance.

  5. Jerry Valburn collection on Duke Ellington, 1924-1989

    approximately 1,100 items. 17 containers. 11 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Jerry Valburn was an avid collector of sound recordings and other materials related to Duke Ellington. The Jerry Valburn Collection on Duke Ellington consists of printed music, photographs, programs, promotional material, articles, clippings, and other items. These materials trace Duke Ellington's professional career as a bandleader and his rise as a prominent figure in the development of jazz and its history.

  6. Allesandro and Speranza Liberati papers, 1880-1947

    approximately 355 items. 5 containers. 3 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Allesandro Liberati (1847-1927) was an Italian-born American cornetist, bandmaster, and composer. After making his public debut at age fourteen, he had extensive musical and military careers in Italy, Canada, and eventually the United States. This collection contains manuscript and printed scores and parts, iconography, books, correspondence, clippings, and other assorted personal papers from Allesandro's life, as well as several documents from his daughter, Speranza Liberati.

  7. Serge Rips collection of King Bhumibol Adulyadej music manuscripts, 1946-1995

    approximately 125 items. 2 containers. 1 linear foot. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927-2016), King of Thailand, was prominently known as the longest-reigning monarch in the world at the time of his death in 2016. He was also a gifted reed player with a passion for musical composition and jazz performance. This collection consists largely of his music manuscripts for songs and piano solo works.

  8. Warner/Chappell collection, 1880-1987

    approximately 55,000 items. 399 containers. 166.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Warner/Chappell Music is an American music publishing company that traces its establishment to Chappell & Co. in London in 1810. Warner/Chappell grew in part due to its acquisition of other music publishers, many of which played prominent roles in New York City's Tin Pan Alley and in the production of shows on Broadway and elsewhere. The Warner/Chappell Collection primarily consists of scores for musicals, most intended for Broadway, but some for film, television, and other venues. The majority of the scores are manuscripts in the hands of arrangers, songwriters, and copyists, and includes combinations of full scores, piano-vocal scores, parts, and lyric sheets. The collection also contains manuscripts for popular songs and works for orchestra, band, and chamber ensembles, as well as a small number of business papers and cancelled checks.

  9. Mayhew Lake music manuscripts, 1912-1955

    approximately 200 items. 5 containers. 2 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Mayhew Lake was an American conductor, arranger, orchestrator, and educator who served as the editor-in-chief of the band and orchestra department at Carl Fischer music publishers for thirty-five years. The collection contains holograph music composed or transcribed by Lake and includes marches, a concerto, a rhapsody, songs, ensemble exercises, and two operas.

  10. Louis M. Kruger performance library, 1879-1919

    approximately 675 items. 4 containers. 1.75 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Louis M. Kruger was a trombone player, violist, and dance orchestra leader in Washington, D.C., during the Gilded Age (roughly 1870-1900). His small performance library primarily consists of printed scores and parts for dance and theater orchestra and several manuscript works for band.