26 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Motion picture music.

  1. Jerome Kern collection, 1905-1951

    approximately 7,470 items. 102 boxes. 45 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists primarily of Kern's show music and holograph sketches, most of which are manuscript full and vocal scores of Kern's orchestrators and arrangers, especially Frank Saddler and Robert Russell Bennett. Film and other music is also represented, as well as a small amount of correspondence.

  2. Vernon Duke collection, 1918-1968

    around 17,500 items. 146 boxes. 52 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Vernon Duke (born Vladimir Dukelsky) was an American composer and songwriter. He rose to success in the 1930s with hit songs such as "April in Paris" and "Autumn in New York" and later collaborated with many leading composers and lyricists of the period, including George and Ira Gershwin, Serge Prokofiev, and Serge Koussevitzky. The collection contains manuscript and printed music, correspondence, subject files, photographs, and other materials related to his career.

  3. Billy Byers collection, 1964-1980

    1,167 items. 35 containers. 7 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Billy Byers was a composer, arranger, orchestrator, and musician (trombonist). The collection primarily contains full scores in Byers' hand. It represents a sampling of Byers' work as a composer, arranger, and orchestrator. The material shows the diverse styles, musical forces, and variety of performing venues in which he worked. The scores include works for recordings, live performances, television, and film; for small combos, big bands, and orchestras; and for singers of various styles, including pop, jazz, rock, rhythm and blues, and disco.

  4. Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco papers, 1822-1998

    approximately 7,900 items. 161 containers. 71 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco was an Italian composer. The collection, which consists of materials related to his professional and personal activities, includes holograph music manuscripts, printed scores, libretti, writings, correspondence, business papers, photographs, programs, and clippings.

  5. Morton Gould papers, 1920-1996

    approximately 19,000 items. 150 containers. 65.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    American composer, conductor, arranger, and pianist. The collection contains music, including holograph and copyist manuscripts, printed scores, orchestral parts, lyric sheets, and sketches of Gould's compositions and arrangements; correspondence; business papers; writings; photographs; scrapbooks; programs and promotional materials related to his career; and financial and legal documents.

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  6. Roy Harris papers, 1893-1998

    6,450 items. 88 containers. 40.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Roy Harris was an American composer. The collection contains materials that document his life and career, including manuscript scores, published and unpublished writings, correspondence, business papers, financial and legal documents, programs, publicity files, photographs, scrapbooks, work files, posters, clippings, and biographical materials.

  7. Billy May arrangements, 1939-1995

    approximately 200 items. 16 containers. 13.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Billy May (1916-2004) was an American arranger, composer, musician, and bandleader. The collection chiefly consists of holograph or photocopied manuscript scores, parts, lead sheets, and manuscript sketches. Additional materials include printed scores, part changes, film cues, and a handful of counterpoint exercises.

  8. Winston Sharples music manuscripts, 1943-1968

    2,400 items. 36 containers. 14 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Winston Sharples was an American composer best known for his work with animated short films, such as Casper, the Friendly Ghost, Popeye the Sailor, and Jeepers and Creepers. The collection consists of manuscript particells (piano scores with dialogue and cues), scores, parts, and lyric sheets related to his professional engagements.

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  9. Irving Berlin collection, 1895-1990

    753,000 items. 932 containers. 703 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Irving Berlin was an American lyricist and composer of over 1,200 songs. He was also a music publisher, theater owner, and a founding member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). The collection, which documents all aspects of his life and career, contains music scores, Berlin's handwritten and typewritten lyric sheets, publicity and promotional materials, personal and professional correspondence, photographs, business papers, legal and financial records, scrapbooks filled with press clippings, awards and honors, artwork and realia.

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  10. Music from the Bob Hope collection, 1932-1997

    approximately 18,600 items. 204 containers. 58 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    In a career that spanned nearly seventy years, American comedian and entertainer Bob Hope performed in theater, radio, film, television, and numerous public appearances, including his tours in support of the U.S. military. Music from the Bob Hope Collection contains manuscript scores, instrumental parts, and lyrics for nearly 500 works used in Hope's films, television programs, and personal appearances. These materials are part of the Bob Hope Collection held by the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division of the Library of Congress.