5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Chamber music--Scores and parts.

  1. Wililam A. Newland and Charles Zeuner collection of music, circa 1735-circa 1900

    around 2,000 items. 58 boxes. 20 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Primarily music (printed and manuscript) for piano, 2 or 4 hands, and songs, with a concentration in sacred vocal works in Latin and English. (The music in Latin may represent the only known source of pre-Cäcilienverein 19th-century American Catholic Church music.) Composers range from Mozart and Rossini to George F. Root and Oliver Shaw. The collection contains the largest extant source of music by Charles Zeuner which was purchased by Newland after Zeuner's death.

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  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 Evett collection, 1942-2001

    approximately 1,450 items. 9 containers. 6.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Robert Evett (1922-1975) was a composer, arts editor, and critic who made his home primarily in the Washington, D.C., area. This collection contains several scores, sketches, and instrument parts for works composed by Evett; biographical information collected by Evett's family after his death; and his published book and music reviews for the "Atlantic Monthly," "New Republic," and "Washington Star-News."

  4. Ross Lee Finney papers, 1926-1977

    approximately 1,100 items. 23 containers plus bound scores. 8 mapcase folders. 9.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Ross Lee Finney (1906-1997) was a twentieth century American composer and educator. He served on the faculty of Smith College in Massachusetts and as faculty and composer-in-residence at the University of Michigan. His musical education included both classical training and traditional American folk music, both of which directly influenced his compositional style. Finney's music was cateogrized as tonal and melodic and included serial and twelve tone techniques, particularly in his later works. This collection contains music manuscripts from his early career through 1969, as well as a selection of correspondence, programs, photographs, and clippings related to Finney's family and career.

  5. Henry Donch performance library, 1811-1928

    approximately 5,400 items. 37 containers. 15 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Henry Donch was a musician, conductor, arranger, composer, and educator who lived in Washington, D.C. He led ensembles such as Donch's Band and Donch's Orchestra and taught violin, flute, clarinet, cornet, guitar, and banjo at Georgetown University. The collection is primarily comprised of printed and mansucript sets of parts for society orchestra and band that Donch used with his professional ensembles as they performed at events in the Washington, D.C., area and at summer resorts in the nearby mountains. There are also works for chamber ensembles, method books, and a small amount of miscellanous papers. Please note that the collection contains works with demeaning titles.