2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Popular instrumental music.

  1. Music from the Bob Hope collection, 1932-1997

    approximately 18,600 items. 204 containers. 58 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    In a career that spanned nearly seventy years, American comedian and entertainer Bob Hope performed in theater, radio, film, television, and numerous public appearances, including his tours in support of the U.S. military. Music from the Bob Hope Collection contains manuscript scores, instrumental parts, and lyrics for nearly 500 works used in Hope's films, television programs, and personal appearances. These materials are part of the Bob Hope Collection held by the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division of the Library of Congress.

  2. 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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