2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Parris, Robert, 1924-1999.

  1. Robert Evett collection, 1942-2001

    approximately 1,450 items. 9 containers. 6.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Robert Evett (1922-1975) was a composer, arts editor, and critic who made his home primarily in the Washington, D.C., area. This collection contains several scores, sketches, and instrument parts for works composed by Evett; biographical information collected by Evett's family after his death; and his published book and music reviews for the "Atlantic Monthly," "New Republic," and "Washington Star-News."

  2. Robert Parris music manuscripts, 1959-1972

    22 items. 1 container plus 6 bound scores. 1.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Robert Parris (1924-1999) was an American composer who specialized in small ensembles. After studying at the Juilliard School of Music with Peter Menin and William Bergsma and completing a Fulbright Scholarship with Arthur Honegger in France, Parris settled in the Washington, D.C., area where he taught at George Washington University for more than three decades. His works have been performed by the National Symphony Orchestra, including the world premiere of his Concerto for Five Kettledrums and Orchestra, which brought him international recognition. The collection contains manuscript scores, parts, and sketches for original compositions by Parris.