4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Fantasias (Music).

  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.


    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. Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation collection on Nicolò Paganini, 1810-1967

    approximately 1,125 items. 29 containers. 18 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Nicolò Paganini was an Italian violinist, violist, and composer known for his technical prowess and virtuosity. This collection contains a significant amount of iconography depicting Paganini as well as other composers and related objects and places. Other materials include manuscript and printed music, correspondence, programs, publicity materials, personal papers, publications, and clippings that document Paganini’s professional activities and personal life. Additional catalogs, inventories, and other materials in the papers of Maia Bang Hohn provide further information about the contents and history of the collection.

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

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


    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.

  4. McKim Fund collection, 1929-2021

    approximately 200 items. 14 containers plus bound items. 21 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    The Leonora Jackson and William Duncan McKim Fund at the Library of Congress was established in 1970 to commission works for violin and piano, sponsor a series of concerts at the Library of Congress, and to purchase letters by prominent composers. The collection includes scores for the commissioned musical works, programs from the sponsored concerts, and all purchased letters. Newly commissioned materials will be added to the finding aid as they are received.