8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Choruses, Sacred.

  1. Luiz Heitor Corrêa de Azevedo papers, circa 1865-1990

    approximately 8,000 items. 83 containers. 70 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Luiz Heitor Corrêa de Azevedo (1905-1992) was a Brazilian musicologist, folklorist, educator, and music critic. His papers document his life and career through correspondence, writings, teaching materials, notebooks, research and subject files, photographs, and awards. Correspondence, as well as holograph, facsimile, and inscribed scores, illustrate Azevedo's relationships with twentieth-century composers from South America, North America, Central America, and the Caribbean. His own holograph sketches and scores chronicle his early years as a composer and arranger.

  2. Ross Lee Finney papers, 1926-1977

    approximately 1,100 items. 23 containers plus bound scores. 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.

  3. Samuel P. Warren collection, 1849-1915

    approximately 14,000 items. 57 containers . 23.25 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Samuel P. Warren (1841-1915) was an American organist, choral director, music editor, teacher, and composer. The collection consists of correspondence; concert, recital, and church service programs; and related materials documenting his performance career and, to a lesser extent, that of others.

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  4. Margaret ("Peggie") Dwight collection on Luigi Dallapiccola, 1936-1995

    1,150 items . 12 boxes . 6 linear feet . -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Luigi Dallapiccola (1904-1975) was an Italian composer known for his twelve-tone compossitions. The collection contains Dallapiccola's correspondence with Margaret (Peggie) Dwight, including more than 300 letters (written mostly in French) as well as postcards and telegrams. In addition, there are more than 200 articles and programs relating to Dallapiccola's career, most of them collected during those years. The collection also includes a few of Dallapiccola's holograph music manuscripts, most notably his opera Ulisse (Ulysses), excerpts or sketches of his works, and published editions of two full scores for Requiescant and Sex Carmina Alcaei.

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  5. Society for the Preservation of the American Musical Heritage collection, 1792-1969

    approximately 475 items. 16 containers. 6.25 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Karl Krueger was an American conductor, best known as the first American-born conductor of a major United States orchestra. He founded the Society for the Preservation of the American Musical Heritage in 1958 with the goal of collecting and recording music by American composers. The collection primarily consists of musical scores and parts with a small amount of business papers.

  6. Florence B. Price music manuscripts, 1928-1953

    26 items. 3 containers. 1 linear foot. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Florence B. Price was a composer and pianist who rose to prominence during the 1930s when she became the first African American woman to have a symphony performed by a major American orchestra. She is predominantly known for her songs and arrangements of spirituals, but also composed symphonies, concertos, instrumental chamber music, vocal compositions, instructional piano music, and music for radio. This finding aid collates classed holograph scores by Price written under her own name and that of her pseudonym, VeeJay, which were submitted as copyright deposits to the Library of Congress from 1928 to 1964.

  7. Bertha W. Edwards collection on Hiram Simmons, 1907-1980

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

    Summary:

    Hiram Simmons (1874–1938) was a Black composer and musician in Portsmouth, Virginia, known primarily for his gospel music. He also worked as an educator, music publisher, and organist. The Simmons material collected by Portsmouth librarian Bertha W. Edwards includes published music, one photograph, and a biographical sketch.

  8. Anton Gloetzner music manuscripts, 1870-1920

    approximately 170 items. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Anton Gloetzner (1850-1928) was a German-American composer, organist, and educator who taught at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., from 1873 to 1928. The Anton Gloetzner Music Manuscripts consist of holograph scores, parts, and sketches for his original compositions and arrangements of works by other composers. A significant quantity of unprocessed sketch material remains; descriptions of these items will be added to the finding aid at a later time.