3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Musical settings.

  1. Helen Hopekirk collection, 1875-1954

    approximately 450 items. 13 containers. 4.75 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Helen Hopekirk (1856-1945) was a Scottish-born American composer, pianist, and educator of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. During her lifetime she maintained a rigorous performance schedule throughout Europe and the United States and studied under numerous artists. Her compositions were often inspired by traditional Scottish and Gaelic folk-songs and the works of poets and other authors. This collection contains music manuscripts by Hopekirk and other composers, biographical materials, writings by and about Hopekirk, scrapbooks, and other items that document her life and career.

  2. Arthur Foote music manuscripts, 1888-1919

    10 items. 1 container. 1 linear foot. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Arthur Foote was a American composer, pianist, educator, and church musician. As a member of the Boston Six, also known as the Second New England School, Foote and his colleagues were considered pivotal in the establishment of American classical music. The collection contains ten of Foote's works, most of which are manuscripts in his hand. Included are scores for orchestral, chamber, and solo piano works.

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

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

    Summary:

    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.