7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Cantatas.

  1. Alan Hovhaness music manuscripts, 1939-1969

    approximately 925 items. 6 containers plus 23 bound scores. 3 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Alan Hovhaness was an American composer, researcher, and organist of Armenian descent. He is predominantly known for works heavily inspired by non-European traditions and for drawing on exotic rhythmic, melodic, and instrumental resources founded in his own Armenian ancestry, other Middle Eastern styles, and, in his later years, Japanese and Korean instruments and styles. This finding aid collates classed holograph scores, parts, and sketches by Hovhaness that he donated to the Music Division from 1959 to 1970.

  2. Ernst Bacon collection, 1898-1990

    approximately 6,000 items. 54 boxes. 16 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Ernst Bacon was an American composer, pianist, and conductor. Largely a self-taught composer, Bacon also became an esteemed administrator and educator, serving as director of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) Federal Music Project in 1935 and later as composer-in-residence at Syracuse University from 1947-1963. The collection contains music, writings, correspondence, iconography, programs, clippings, publicity materials, and other miscellaneous items.

  3. Robert Craft collection on Igor Stravinsky, 1912-1966

    Approximately 300 items. 24 containers. 12.4 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Robert Craft Collection on Igor Stravinsky consists of music by composer and conductor Igor Stravinsky, primarily scores and parts in the form of publisher proofs, ozalid copies, or other photo reproductions. Most items are annotated by Stravinsky with his corrections, conducting markings, or both. Some parts contain annotations by performers. The bulk of the music dates from the middle of Stravinsky’s neoclassical period in the 1940s and his serial period, which began in the 1950s and continued to the end of his life. Robert Craft became Stravinsky’s music assistant after meeting the composer in 1948. This collection is part of the music and recordings he amassed through their association.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Loretta C. Manggrum papers, 1941-1992

    approximately 150 items. 4 containers. 1.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Loretta C. Manggrum was a Black American pianist, composer, and music educator best known for her sacred cantatas and choral works. She was the first Black student to enroll at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music and graduated in 1953 at age 57 before starting a career teaching music in Cincinnati. The collection consists largely of scores for choral and piano solo works, as well as a small amount of other materials that document her life and career.

  7. 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.