12 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Conductors (Music)--United States.

  1. Publicity and awards from the Andre Kostelanetz collection, 1936-1963

    approximately 402 items. 2 containers. 0.5 linear feet. -- Recorded Sound Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Conductor and arranger. Correspondence, programs, interviews, awards, and scrapbooks document the work and prominence of Kostelanetz.

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  2. Serge Koussevitzky archive, 1880-1978

    around 200,000 items. 505 containers. 224 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Serge Koussevitzky was a Russian-born conductor, composer, and double bassist. The archive includes correspondence, personal and business papers, photographs, writings, clippings, scrapbooks, programs, and other materials which serve as a record of Koussevitzky's life and career, and document some of the most significant aspects of twentieth-century music. Through his work as a conductor and publisher, and his efforts to commission new musical works, Koussevitzky maintained deep ties with many of the finest composers and musicians of the day. These figures are represented in their personal and professional affiliations with the conductor. The collection extensively chronicles periods in the history of organizations such as the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Berkshire Music Center, the Koussevitzky Music Foundation, and the American International Music Fund. Material in the collection dates from Koussevitzky's years in his native Russia and also contains material created after Koussevitzky's death, reflecting his widow Olga's continuing work with various organizations and projects. Musical compositions commissioned by Serge Koussevitzky are part of the Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundation Collection, and are shelved in ML30.3c, ML30.3c2, ML30.3c3, and ML30.3e2.

  3. Franko Goldman family papers, 1886-1972

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

    Summary:

    The Franko Goldman Family Papers are primarily related to the professional lives of brothers Sam (1857-1937) and Nahan Franko (1861-1930), their nephew Edwin Franko Goldman (1878-1956), and his son Richard Franko Goldman (1910-1980). Sam and Nahan were violinists and conductors; Edwin was a bandmaster and band composer; and Richard was a bandmaster, composer, educator, and music critic. The materials include correspondence from prominent musicians, composers and conductors; a selection of writings, including a typescript of the unpublished autobiography of Edwin Franko Goldman and several articles by Richard Franko Goldman; photographs of Richard Franko Goldman, the Goldman Band, and various composers and musicians; and six scrapbooks belonging to Sam Franko that contain manuscript notes and commentaries and other ephemera relating to his life and career. In addition, the collection includes an autograph book compiled by Richard Franko Goldman's great-aunt Lybia Franko, which contains seventy-four inscriptions and autographs of prominent musical and theatrical figures.

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  4. Charlie Barnet collection of big band arrangements, 1939-1949

    approximately 650 items. 37 containers. 18 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Charlie Barnet (1913-1991) was an American bandleader, jazz saxophonist, composer, and arranger. The collection contains musical arrangements for approximately 650 songs and instrumental numbers used by Barnet and his band. The majority of these arrangements are represented by full scores, though thirty-seven are represented by parts only, and an additional thirty-one include both a full score and parts. Approximately fifty arrangers are represented in the collection, including Billy May, Andy Gibson, George Siravo, and Conn Humphries.

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  5. Lukas Foss papers, circa 1926-2000

    approximately 5,000 items. 39 containers. 18.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lukas Foss was an American composer, conductor, pianist, and educator. The collection, which documents his life and career, consists of music holograph manuscript scores and parts, sketches, correspondence, business papers, programs, clippings, promotional materials, contracts, and financial documents.

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  6. Victor Herbert collection, 1880-1939

    3,200 items. 211 containers. 75.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Victor Herbert was a composer, conductor, cellist, and co-founder of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). The music materials include mostly manuscript scores, parts and sketches for Herbert's stage, screen and orchestral works, and arrangements. The collection also contains Victor Herbert Orchestra encore part books and music by other composers. Additional materials include correspondence, programs, clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, promotional materials, iconography and legal papers.

  7. Andre Kostelanetz collection, 1922-1984

    approximately 150,000 items. 1293 containers. 7 mapcase folders. 401 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Andre Kostelanetz was a conductor, arranger, and pianist known for juxtaposing popular and classical repertoire in radio broadcasts and concert performances with some of the world's leading orchestras. He also commissioned several compositions which have since become staples in the orchestral repertoire, including works by Aaron Copland, William Schuman, and Jerome Kern. The collection consists of his musical arrangements, correspondence, business papers, programs, photographs, clippings, and scrapbooks, documenting his 50-plus-year career in the United States. It also includes materials related to the career of Kostelanetz's first wife, soprano Lily Pons.

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  8. William Remsen Strickland collection, 1926-1991

    8,600 items. 39 containers. 16.0 linear feet . -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection is comprised of materials related to the career of American conductor and composer William Remsen Strickland (1914-1991). It includes correspondence, concert programs, publicity materials, newspaper and magazine clippings, music manuscripts by Strickland and other composers, articles, speeches and notes, photographs, scrapbooks, datebooks, journals, and recordings.

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  9. John McGlinn collection, 1890s-2010

    approximately 27,450 items. 376 containers. 145 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    John McGlinn (1953-2009) was an American conductor and musical historian best known for his reconstructions, performances, and recordings of original Broadway orchestrations, including Show Boat and Anything Goes. The collection largely consists of scores and parts for music by Victor Herbert, Jerome Kern, Richard Rodgers, Arthur Schwartz, Harry Warren, and other notable Broadway composers. It also contains librettos, programs, writings, and other materials related to McGlinn's life and career.

  10. Leonard B. Smith papers, 1859-2001

    approximately 202,110 items. 737 containers. 9 mapcase folders. 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.