8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Music criticism and reviews.

  1. Glenn Dillard Gunn papers, 1802-1961

    approximately 750 items. 14 boxes. 4.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Glenn Dillard Gunn was an American pianist, conductor, music critic, and teacher. The collection contains correspondence from notable musical figures such as Ferruccio Busoni, Teresa Careño, Percy Grainger, and Moriz Rosenthal, as well as writings by and about Gunn, photographs, annotated printed scores, scrapbooks, and other items that document Gunn's life and career.

  2. Randolph S. Rothschild collection, 1942-1992

    approximately 225 items. 11 boxes. 6 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Randolph S. Rothschild Collection consists primarily of music and accompanying correspondence, programs, and reviews. The majority of the music in the collection is facsimile scores of compositions commissioned by the Chamber Music Society of Baltimore and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra from American composers such as Milton Babbitt, Henry Cowell, Ross Lee Finney, Lukas Foss, Ernst Krenek, Roger Reynolds, Christopher Rouse, Gunther Schuller, and Charles Wuorinen. Many of these scores are inscribed to Rothschild and signed by the composers, and a few include programs and reviews of the concerts at which they were performed.

  3. Nikolai Lopatnikoff collection, 1916-1979

    around 1085 items. 27 boxes. 37 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection includes music, manuscript and printed, of Lopatnikoff, as well as of other composers; correspondence and personal papers; photographs, clippings, and programs; writings by and about Lopatnikoff; and offical documents. A significant amount of material is related to Lopatnikoff's opera Danton. Among the correspondents are Rudolf Bing, Aaron Copland, Serge Koussevitzky, Joseph Rosenstock, Julius Rudel, Nicolas Slonimsky, and William Steinberg.

  4. United States Information Agency Artistic Ambassador Program musical commissions, 1973-1988

    approximately 50 items. 4 containers. 2.60 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection consists of works commissioned by the United States Information Agency and other materials related to the organization’s Artistic Ambassador Program. It includes holograph music manuscripts, sketches, performance reviews, biographical materials, and administrative documents.

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  5. Robert Evett collection, 1942-2001

    approximately 1,450 items. 9 containers. 6.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Robert Evett (1922-1975) was a composer, arts editor, and critic who made his home primarily in the Washington, D.C., area. This collection contains several scores, sketches, and instrument parts for works composed by Evett; biographical information collected by Evett's family after his death; and his published book and music reviews for the "Atlantic Monthly," "New Republic," and "Washington Star-News."

  6. Research materials on music in Boston, 1798-1830

    approximately 150 items. 1 container. 0.25 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Following the American Revolutionary War, the city of Boston emerged as a vibrant scene for music performance and publishing. This collection contains transcriptions of newspaper articles and advertisements related to music from Boston publications during the late eighteenth and early nineteeth centuries. Contents include performance reviews, concert publicity, sheet music publisher advertisements, instrument retail sales, music instruction, and other matters of business.

  7. Luiz Heitor Corrêa de Azevedo papers, circa 1865-1990

    approximately 8,000 items. 83 containers. 70 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Luiz Heitor Corrêa de Azevedo (1905-1992) was a Brazilian musicologist, folklorist, educator, and music critic. His papers document his life and career through correspondence, writings, teaching materials, notebooks, research and subject files, photographs, and awards. Correspondence, as well as holograph, facsimile, and inscribed scores, illustrate Azevedo's relationships with twentieth-century composers from South America, North America, Central America, and the Caribbean. His own holograph sketches and scores chronicle his early years as a composer and arranger.

  8. Morton Subotnick papers, 1956-2004

    approximately 2,150 items. 26 containers. 24 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Morton Subotnick (born 1933) is an American composer and teacher known for his innovation in the field of electronic music. He helped develop synthesizers and controllers that revolutionized the creation and consumption of electronic and electro-acoustic music in the home and concert hall. His papers include workbooks of sketches, patch diagrams, and electronics schematics for his compositions, along with a small number of published scores. They also contain subject files of correspondence, reviews and interviews, royalties statements, travel papers, and programs.

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