1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995--Manuscripts.

  1. Nicolas Slonimsky collection, 1873-1997

    approximately 118,600 items. 363 boxes. 198 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Collection contains materials collected by Slonimsky throughout his lifetime that document his life and work as musicologist, composer, conductor, lecturer and author. Included are personal biographical materials; Slonimsky's writings (drafts, typescripts, reprints, etc.) of newspaper, periodical, journal, and magazine articles, record liner notes, radio broadcasts, and talks, published and unpublished; music composed by Slonimsky, manuscript and printed; concert programs; correspondence, among many others, with Henry Cowell, Alexandre Gretchaninoff, Roy Harris, Charles Ives, and Edgar Varèse; biographical materials on composers and performers mostly generated when Slonimsky was editing Baker's and The international cyclopedia; music collected by Slonimsky, manuscript and printed and multi-composer collections; among the manuscripts are many short holographic works and fragments; scrapbooks; and iconographical material, such as family photographs and those of composers and musicians from the former Soviet Union, as well as little known musicians from the United States and elsewhere.

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