15 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Operas.

  1. Edna St. Vincent Millay collection, 1919-2001

    135 items ; 1 container ; .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and poet. Correspondence, literary drafts, photographs, and family papers relating to Millay’s life and literary career.

  2. George L. Tracy collection of music manuscripts, 1877-1920

    approximately 250 items ; 9 containers ; 3 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    George Lowell Tracy was an American composer, conductor, arranger, and instructor. The collection documents his professional career as composer and arranger and is comprised entirely of music.

  3. Charles Tournemire collection, circa 1868-1962

    67 items. 9 containers. 5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Charles Tournemire was a French composer, organist, and teacher. The collection chiefly consists of holograph, manuscript and printed music by Tournemire and other composers. Also included are several libretti, one scrapbook, and other annotated or inscribed materials.

  4. Serge Diaghilev/Serge Lifar collection, 1750-1950

    around 1,350 items ; 81 boxes ; 91 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection is comprised in large part of printed music, widely representing 18th century Italian and 19th century Russian operatic music. Includes rare pre-revolutionary editions of Russian folk songs, annotated performance scores of Stravinsky, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Gounod, Cimarosa. Non-musical materials include three letters from S. Prokofiev to S. Diaghilev, rare edition of books...

  5. Jascha Heifetz papers, 1786-1991

    approximately 17, 500 items. 280 boxes. 52 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Russian-American musician Jascha Heifetz was a virtuosic violinist who became a dedicated teacher. The collection includes his personal music library of original compositions, arrangements, and transcriptions. Concert programs document his performances from 1911 to 1974, and photographs, photo albums, and scrapbooks span the violinist's entire life. The correspondence contains letters from...

  6. Alberto Nepomuceno collection, 1887-1988

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

    Summary:

    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...

  7. Owen Wister papers, 1829-1966

    26,130 items ; 103 containers ; 41 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and writer of western novels. Correspondence, diaries and journals, family papers, drafts of articles, poems, novels, short stories, speeches, and other writings and papers; includes partial ms. and dramatizations of Wister's The Virginian and his libretto for "Villon; a Romantic Opera in Four Acts." Family correspondents include Fanny Kemble (Wister's grandmother), Sarah Butler Wister...

  8. John Raitt papers, 1930-2009

    approximately 10,000 items. 88 containers. 37 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    John Emmet Raitt (1917-2005) was a singer and actor, performing as a leading man during Broadway's Golden Age. Though he is best remembered for originating the role of Billy Bigelow in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel (1945), he sustained a six-decade career in various stage roles along with a prolific concert calendar. The collection documents Raitt's theatrical and concert career and...

  9. Elliott Carter music manuscripts and other papers, 1933-1971

    approximately 18,900 items. 55 containers plus bound scores. 19 linear feet. 22 microfilm reels. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Among other accolades, American composer Elliott Carter was a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Music for his second and third string quartets. A student of Nadia Boulanger, his works combined American and European styles of modernism, and his compositional style, based around collections of pitches, was later described as musical set theory. Carter was also known for his use of...

  10. Arthur Gold and Robert Fizdale collection of music manuscripts, 1948-1965

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

    Summary:

    Arthur Gold (1917-1990) and Robert Fizdale (1920-1995) were an American piano duo who performed together throughout the second half of the twentieth century. During their careers, a number of prominent composers in the United States and Europe wrote works for the duo, including Georges Auric, Luciano Berio, Paul Frederic Bowles, John Cage, and Francis Poulenc. This collection contains nine music...