7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Musicals--Excerpts--Scores.

  1. Luther Henderson papers, circa 1930-2003

    approximately 17,250 items. 134 containers. 56 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Luther Henderson was an American arranger, orchestrator, conductor, music director, and composer. He worked on over fifty Broadway musicals, including Ain't Misbehavin' and Jelly's Last Jam. He was a frequent arranger and orchestrator for Duke Ellington. The collection contains music manuscripts, correspondence, business and financial papers, photographs, promotional materials, clippings, realia, and other materials related to his career.

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    Some or all content stored offsite.

  2. Arthur Schwartz papers, 1900-1983

    approximately 7,650 items. 58 containers. 27.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Arthur Schwartz was an American composer and film producer. He is particularly known for his songwriting partnership with lyricist Howard Dietz. The collection, which documents his life and career, includes music manuscripts, sketches and lyric sheets, correspondence, photographs, scripts, clippings, publicity materials, financial and legal documents, writings, and awards.

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    Some or all content stored offsite.

  3. Don Walker collection, 1932-1984

    around 10,500 items. 133 containers. 52 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Don Walker was an arranger, orchestrator, composer, lyricist, and author, who was particularly known for his Broadway orchestrations. The collection, which relates primarily to his career, includes holograph music manuscripts and printed scores from musicals, radio and television shows, and films; scripts; personal and business papers that include correspondence, clippings, and financial documents; writings; and photographs.

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    Some or all content stored offsite.

  4. Andre Kostelanetz collection, 1922-1984

    approximately 150,000 items. 1291 containers. 400 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Andre Kostelanetz was a conductor, arranger, and pianist known for juxtaposing popular and classical repertoire in radio broadcasts and concert performances with some of the world's leading orchestras. He also commissioned several compositions which have since become staples in the orchestral repertoire, including works by Aaron Copland, William Schuman, and Jerome Kern. The collection consists of his musical arrangements, correspondence, business papers, programs, photographs, clippings, and scrapbooks, documenting his 50-plus-year career in the United States. It also includes materials related to the career of Kostelanetz's first wife, soprano Lily Pons.

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    Some or all content stored offsite.

  5. Vinton Freedley papers, 1865-1936

    approximately 50 items. 1 container. 1 linear foot. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Vinton Freedley (1891-1969) was a producer of American musical theater, including works by Vernon Duke, George and Ira Gershwin, Burton Lane, and Cole Porter. The Vinton Freedley Papers consist chiefly of manuscript and printed music for these and other composers such as Hoagy Carmichael, Ray Henderson, Herbert Johnson, and Jimmy McHugh.

  6. Nelson Riddle arrangements for Billy Eckstine, 1950-1957

    approximately 350 items. 7 containers. 2.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Nelson Riddle (1921-1986) was a trombonist, composer, and arranger who worked with prominent vocalists during the 1940s through 1960s, including Nat King Cole, Billy Eckstine, Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, and Frank Sinatra. Eckstine (1914-2019) was an American popular and jazz singer and bandleader. The Nelson Riddle Arrangements for Billy Eckstine consists of holograph scores and printed parts for arrangements of popular songs that Riddle created for Eckstine during the 1950s.

  7. Charles Miller collection of music manuscripts, 1924-1945

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

    Summary:

    Charles Miller was an arranger, orchestrator, copyist, and editor who worked with many prominent Broadway composers of the early twentieth century. The collection primarily contains holograph and manuscript piano-vocal scores and scores for piano by Victor Herbert, Victor Jacobi, Werner Janssen, Jerome Kern, Fritz Kreisler, and Vincent Youmans, as well as a typescript article about Victor Herbert written by Miller.