3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Overtures.

  1. 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.

  2. Henry Donch performance library, 1811-1928

    approximately 5,400 items. 37 containers. 15 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Henry Donch was a musician, conductor, arranger, composer, and educator who lived in Washington, D.C. He led ensembles such as Donch's Band and Donch's Orchestra and taught violin, flute, clarinet, cornet, guitar, and banjo at Georgetown University. The collection is primarily comprised of printed and mansucript sets of parts for society orchestra and band that Donch used with his professional ensembles as they performed at events in the Washington, D.C., area and at summer resorts in the nearby mountains. There are also works for chamber ensembles, method books, and a small amount of miscellanous papers. Please note that the collection contains works with demeaning titles.

  3. Hans Spialek papers, 1895-1984

    approximately 4,800 items. 34 containers. 14 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Hans Spialek (1894-1983) was an orchestrator, composer, and conductor active from the 1920s to the 1940s. He primarily orchestrated musical theater works, including those by Cole Porter and Richard Rodgers. The collection includes his compositions and arrangements as well as music owned by him and his wife Dora Boshoer, personal and professional correspondence, photographs, programs, and clippings.