3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Choruses, Secular.

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.