6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Marches (Music).

  1. Christopher Dodrill collection on John Philip Sousa, 1876-1992

    approximately 300 items. 11 containers. 5.4 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    John Philip Sousa was an American composer, bandmaster, and arranger, known for his military and patriotic marches. Christopher Dodrill is an educator and noted Sousa researcher and collector. The collection includes many first editions of Sousa’s marches and concert works in mint condition, as well as many rare European editions of his works. It also contains published sheet music, photographs, promotional posters, advertisements, and posthumously produced commemorative mementoes.

  2. Harry and Sara Lepman collection, 1890-1945

    800 items. 7 containers. 2.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Dentist Harry Lepman and his wife Sara collected American political memorabilia and artifacts. The collection consists of sheet music, mostly songs, the majority of which were composed to rally public support for military efforts in the Spanish-American War, World War I and World War II. The patriotic titles are enhanced by colorful cover art depicting American patriotic themes and images. Many notable songwriters of the day are represented, including Irving Berlin, George M. Cohan, and Albert and Harry von Tilzer.

  3. Allesandro and Speranza Liberati papers, 1880-1947

    approximately 355 items. 5 containers. 3 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Allesandro Liberati (1847-1927) was an Italian-born American cornetist, bandmaster, and composer. After making his public debut at age fourteen, he had extensive musical and military careers in Italy, Canada, and eventually the United States. This collection contains manuscript and printed scores and parts, iconography, books, correspondence, clippings, and other assorted personal papers from Allesandro's life, as well as several documents from his daughter, Speranza Liberati.

  4. German national music collection, 1846-1974

    approximately 1,500 items. 31 containers. 14 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The German National Music Collection primarily contains manuscript and published sheet music, songbooks, and lyric sheets related to and written for the German armed forces, with the largest majority of this material having been published during the period of the Third Reich (1933-1945).

  5. Mayhew Lake music manuscripts, 1912-1955

    approximately 200 items. 5 containers. 2 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Mayhew Lake was an American conductor, arranger, orchestrator, and educator who served as the editor-in-chief of the band and orchestra department at Carl Fischer music publishers for thirty-five years. The collection contains holograph music composed or transcribed by Lake and includes marches, a concerto, a rhapsody, songs, ensemble exercises, and two operas.

  6. Paul Löwenberg collection of music by the Johann Strauss and Joseph Lanner families, 1825-1929

    approximately 1,636 items. 77 containers. 26 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Johann Strauss Sr. and Joseph Lanner have been dubbed the "waltz kings" for their significant contributions as composers of popular dance music during the nineteenth century. They transformed the music of a simple country dance into one that graced ballrooms around the world, laying the foundation for their sons to continue their work and further develop the waltz as a musical form. This collection primarily consists of first edition printed scores for piano works published by the two composers and their sons Johann Strauss Jr., Josef Strauss, Eduard Strauss, and August Lanner.