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Music -- 20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Harold Boatrite compositions

Identifier: HCS-001-030

The collection contains music sheet from Boatrite's compositions in choral music, organ music, piano music and string quarter music.

Dates: 1953 - 2006

David Proskauer Quaker Music

Identifier: HC.MC-950-296
Abstract This collection consists of Quaker music written by David Proskauer. It contains both handwritten and printed works, notably A Young Woman's Quaker Life, which feautures the poem Barbara Fretchie by John Greenleaf Whittier, and Proskauer's Quaker Voices: A Cantata, which features poems such as First Day Thoughts by John Greenleaf Whittier, Draw Breath by Geoffrey Weedon, Psalm 139 v. 1-7, Sonnet for a Quaker Wedding by Kenneth Boulding, and Faith by John Gould Fletcher. He's also included...
Dates: 1994 - 2018

Rolla Foley Papers

Identifier: HC.MC-950-310
Abstract This collection contains photographs, letters, documents, and pamphlets regarding Rolla Foley's musical career in the Near East between 1939-1945. He had various roles throughout music performances and festivals, most often compiling and editting the music, but also conducting on occasion. These festivals include the 1941 Palestine Children's Music Festival, the 1943 Children's Music Festival, the 1943 Syrian Students' Music Festival, the 1944-1945 Near East Music Festival, and the 1945 Folk...
Dates: 1941 - 1979

Steven Gerber papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1296
Abstract 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....
Dates: 1945 - 2015

John Sebastian papers

Identifier: HC.MC-828
Abstract Sebastian's papers consist of musical scores, a number of them in manuscript form, and some letters. Some scores are written for harmonica, some for other instruments, some arranged for orchestra. Many written and dedicated to composer and harmonica virtuoso John Sebastian.Works are arranged first in series, then alphabetically by composer. Composers include: Anthony Burgess, Luciano Chailly, Norman Dello Joio, Alan Hovhaness, Darius Milhaud, Alexander Tcherepnin, Heitor...
Dates: 1940 - 1974

John Sebastian papers

Identifier: HC.MC-828.1

News clippings, concert programs, correspondence, and scores related to the professional life of musician and composer John Sebastian.

Dates: 1937 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1954