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Archives & Manuscripts

Composers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

John Davison papers

 Series
Identifier: HC.MC-839
Abstract John Davison was a prolific composer who taught music at Haverford College from 1959 until his death in 1999. Several of his compositions were performed and recorded by orchestras throughout the United States. Within this collection are drafts of almost all his 144 scores, as well as audio recordings of a couple dozen of his pieces. Thus any researcher interested in his work should start here. Also of note to alumni are the scores Davison saved from his students.

John Davison Papers: Additions, 1939-1999 HC.Coll.839.1

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-839.1
Overview John Davison was a prolific composer who taught music at Haverford College from 1959 until his death in 1999. Several of his compositions were performed and recorded by orchestras throughout the United States. Within this collection are drafts of many of his compositions, including Robert Burns: Poems and Songs, an anthology which he completed with John Ashmead. Also included are audio recordings of a couple dozen of his and students' pieces. This collection is...

Steven Gerber papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1296
Overview Steven R. Gerber (1948-2015) was an American classical composer. After studying music at Haverford College and Princeton University, he went on to compose a number of pieces for chamber, orchestra, choir, voice, and solo instruments. He is especially known for the frequency with which his works have been performed in Russia, where he participated in several musical tours in the 1990s. This collection contains materials related to Gerber’s musical compositions/business and personal life. The...