5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1996.

  1. Modern Music archives, 1909-1983

    around 810 items. 8 containers. 5.75 linear feet. Microfilm (93/20012 [MUS]--scrapbooks only). -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    The League of Composers was founded in New York in 1923 to promote American composers and introduce audiences to the best in new music through high quality performances. Its quarterly journal, Modern Music, was published from 1924 to 1946, and edited by Minna Lederman Daniel. It is one of the most distinguished collections of criticism and scholarship concerning early twentieth-century musical arts. The archives contains materials documenting the cessation of the journal, correspondence, financial and budget documents, fundraising materials, clippings, committee meeting minutes, photographs and artwork, stage and costume designs, contemporary concert and festival programs, scrapbooks containing promotional materials, publications of the League, and writings by Lederman Daniel.

  2. American Ballet Caravan music scores, 1935-1947

    180 items . 8 containers. 3.75 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    The collection of American Ballet Caravan Music Scores consists of full scores, parts, piano rehearsal and vocal scores for six ballets, at least two of them unrealized, for Lincoln Kirstein's dance company, which he founded in 1936. Three of the six ballets were commissioned by Kirstein during the Caravan's tour to Latin America in 1941. The works are Pastorela (Paul Bowles); Soirées musicale (Benjamin Britten, arranged for two pianos by Brian Easdale); Estancia (Alberto E. Ginastera); Fantasias Brasileiras: no. 4, for piano and orchestra (Francisco Paulo Mignone); Cinco Piezas Brevas for string orchestra, op. 14 (Domingo Santa Cruz); Juke Box (Alec Wilder); and Concerto for two violins and orchestra (J. S. Bach, arranged for two pianos by Stefan Wolpe).

  3. Erick Hawkins and Lucia Dlugoszewski papers, 1878-2000

    approximately 65,509 items. 460 containers. 317.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Erick Hawkins (1909-1994) was an American choreographer and dancer and the founder of the Erick Hawkins Dance Company. Lucia Dlugoszewski (1925-2000) was an American avant-garde composer and a frequent collaborator with Hawkins. Hawkins and Dlugoszewski married in 1962. This collection includes choreographic notes and notation, musical scores by Dlugoszewski and others, writings, correspondence, photographs, performance programs, recordings, books, art catalogs, and papers pertaining to the Erick Hawkins Dance Company and Foundation.

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  4. David E. Finley papers, 1921-1977

    31,000 items. 92 containers. 36 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Museum director and lawyer. Correspondence, subject files, financial papers, drafts of speeches and writings, family material, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating chiefly to Finley's duties as special assistant to Secretary of the Treasury, Andrew W. Mellon, his role in the founding and his subsequent service as director of the National Gallery of Art, and his activities with numerous other artistic and cultural organizations.

  5. Ruth Page correspondence on Billy Sunday, 1944-1960

    148 items. 1 container. 0.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    This collection consists primarily of the correspondence between American dancer-choreographer and company director Ruth Page or her first husband attorney Thomas Hart Fisher and composer Remi Gassmann, who was contracted to create the music score for Page’s ballet Billy Sunday (1948). Other letters to Gassmann from this period and a small number of programs and press clippings related to Page's or Gassmann's careers round out the collection.

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