5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles.

  1. Alberto Nepomuceno collection, 1887-1988

    approximately 150 items. 6 boxes. 13 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Alberto Nepomuceno was a Brazilian composer, conductor, and teacher. The collection consists primarily of scores, most of which are photocopies of holographs, including two operas, nine orchestral, and twelve chamber and solo works, as well as approximately forty songs and other vocal works. In addition, the collection contains several photographs of the composer and his wife and other printed materials.

  2. Halsey Stevens papers, circa 1920-1987

    approximately 2,500 items. 51 containers. 20.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Halsey Stevens was an American composer, musicologist, and teacher. He is best known for his chamber music works and published monograph, The Life and Music of Béla Bartók. The collection contains music manuscripts, writings, research materials, programs, correspondence, and other materials related to his projects. Only the music materials are available online at this time. These materials consist of scores, parts, and sketches for instrumental works for keyboard, chamber ensemble, and full orchestra, as well as vocal and choral works and arrangements for varying instrumentations.

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  3. Ellen Bender music scores, 1980-2021

    50 items. 8 containers. 3.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Ellen Bender is an American composer, flutist, and educator who has based her career in Boston, Massachusetts. She was married to composer, flutist, and educator Robert Di Domenica until his death. Bender’s works range from solo compositions (Suite for Flute Solo, 2008) to those for small ensemble (Trio for Flute, Viola, and Piano, 2005) and orchestra (Variations for Orchestra, 1984; The Tragic Triad, 2008). Many of her compositions are written for flute, either as a solo instrument or in ensemble, and several may be performed by flute choir.

  4. Florence B. Price music manuscripts, 1928-1953

    26 items. 3 containers. 1 linear foot. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Florence B. Price was a composer and pianist who rose to prominence during the 1930s when she became the first African American woman to have a symphony performed by a major American orchestra. She is predominantly known for her songs and arrangements of spirituals, but also composed symphonies, concertos, instrumental chamber music, vocal compositions, instructional piano music, and music for radio. This finding aid collates classed holograph scores by Price written under her own name and that of her pseudonym, VeeJay, which were submitted as copyright deposits to the Library of Congress from 1928 to 1964.

  5. Randolph S. Rothschild collection, 1942-1992

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


    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.