1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Hovhaness, Alan, 1911-2000--Autographs.

  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.

    Summary:

    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.