8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Sousa, John Philip, 1854-1932.

  1. Christopher Dodrill collection on John Philip Sousa, 1876-1992

    approximately 300 items. 11 containers. 1 mapcase folder. 5.4 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    John Philip Sousa was an American composer, bandmaster, and arranger, known for his military and patriotic marches. Christopher Dodrill is an educator and noted Sousa researcher and collector. The collection includes many first editions of Sousa’s marches and concert works in mint condition, as well as many rare European editions of his works. It also contains published sheet music, photographs, promotional posters, advertisements, and posthumously produced commemorative mementoes.

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  2. Leonard B. Smith papers, 1859-2001

    approximately 202,260 items. 739 containers. 9 mapcase folders. 301 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Leonard B. Smith (1915-2002) was an American cornetist, concert band conductor, and band music publisher. Smith is primarily known as the leader of the Detroit Concert Band (1946- circa 1990), and the approximately 3,200 titles in the concert band library comprise the largest portion of the collection. Also included is a portion of the Ford Sunday Evening Hour Orchestra music library, method books, chamber music, cornet and trumpet solos, clippings, correspondence, photographs, programs, and writings.

  3. Charles Miller collection of music manuscripts, 1924-1945

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

    Summary:

    Charles Miller was an arranger, orchestrator, copyist, and editor who worked with many prominent Broadway composers of the early twentieth century. The collection primarily contains holograph and manuscript piano-vocal scores and scores for piano by Victor Herbert, Victor Jacobi, Werner Janssen, Jerome Kern, Fritz Kreisler, and Vincent Youmans, as well as a typescript article about Victor Herbert written by Miller.

  4. 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.

  5. Music of the Sousa Band and Victor Grabel, 1861-1954

    approximately 2,600 items. 26 containers. 9 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Conductor, composer, and arranger John Philip Sousa shared a portion of his early music library with fellow band conductor, composer, and arranger Victor Grabel, a small section of which comprises this collection. The materials include arrangements and transcriptions of songs, arias, overtures, dances, and suites created for the Sousa Band, printed arrangements, and original compositions by Sousa and Grabel. The works are chiefly represented by printed and manuscript parts.

  6. John Philip Sousa collection, 1849-2004

    approximately 9,000 items. 96 containers. 14 mapcase folders. 48.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Though composer, arranger, and conductor John Philip Sousa is best known for his marches, his oeuvre also includes many songs, dances, overtures, suites, fantasies, and operettas, among others. The collection consists largely of holograph full scores for band and orchestra, but there are also some parts, sketches, and printed scores, as well as works by other composers. The business papers document the operations of John Philip Sousa, Inc., primarily after his death. The collection also includes photographs, book drafts, and miscellaneous items featuring Sousa and The Sousa Band.

  7. Minnie Maddern Fiske and Harrison Grey Fiske papers, 1818-1955

    18,000 items. 114 containers plus 12 oversize and 1 artifact. 50 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actress (Minnie Maddern Fiske) and theater manager (Harrison Grey Fiske). Correspondence, play scripts, prompt books, playbills, box office receipts and invoices, financial and legal papers, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, broadsides, illustrations, drawings, certificates, set design drawings and blue prints, and drafts of plays, speeches, and articles written by Minnie Maddern Fiske and her husband, Harrison Grey Fiske, documenting her theatrical career and life and his work as theater critic and manager, playwright, director, and producer of plays for the American stage.

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  8. Carrie Jacobs-Bond collection, circa 1896-circa 1944

    circa 1,050 items. 11 boxes. 7 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Carrie Jacobs-Bond Collection consists of music manuscripts, papers, photographs, and other materials relating to the personal and professional life of American sentimental song composer Carrie Jacobs-Bond. The collection contains 37 music manuscripts (18 holographs), poetic and prose sketches, and typescripts of children's books and scripts. It includes correspondence, principally in the form of greeting cards, including one from the publisher Gustave Schirmer, a letter from Shirley Temple, and correspondence from President and Mrs. Warren G. Harding. There are also business papers relating to Jacobs-Bond's printing business, as well as photographs and clippings; the former are of Douglas Fairbanks, Gracie Fields, John Philip Sousa, and President Harding.

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