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Composers -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Australian Consulate Composers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-20210703
Scope and Contents This collection is currently unprocessed and access to it may therefore be limited. Researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections for more information on access to this collection.The Australian Consulate Composers Collection is comprised of more than 110 scores, 80 recordings, and supporting materials providing an overview of classical music production in Australia over a period of some 25 years. The work of...
Dates: circa 1962-1988

John L. Brown papers 2

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS205
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The John L. Brown papers 2, consists of 271 folders of alphabetically arranged correspondence with prominent twentieth-century graphic and performing artists, composers, publishers and writers including Josephine Baker, George Braziller, John Cage, Albert Camus, Marc Chagall, Carlos Chavez, Henry Steele Commager, George Dillon, John Dos Passos, Angna Enters, Paul Flamand, Gaston Gallimard, Julien Green, Alfred and Blanche Knopf, Claude Levi-Strauss, Jose Limon, Andre Malraux, Jacques...
Dates: 1940-1995; Majority of material found within 1945-1970

William B. Cooper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-20230202
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of music manuscripts created by William B. Cooper, dating from around 1945 to 1987. In addition to the music manuscripts, it also includes lyrics, a list of composition by Cooper, abstracts of compositions, a manuscript on modern church music, programs, clippings, and other related documents. The collection includes one phonograph (LP) recording titled "We Praise Thee O Lord." It features music played by Cooper, William Farley Smith (conductor),...
Dates: 1945 - 1993

Noel Da Costa Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-181130
Scope and Contents This collection is currently unprocessed and access to it may therefore be limited. Researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections for more information on access to this collection.The collection consists of the papers of Noel Da Costa, a musical composer and college professor who taught at Rutgers University for over 30 years. It primarily consists of music manuscripts by Da Costa, audio recordings (by Da Costa,...
Dates: 1950-2002

Mark Fax Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-20170822
Content Description Music manuscripts of the composer Mark Fax, including choral arrangements and vocal solos, chamber music, piano and organ pieces, operas, orchestral works, studies and sketches. Fax composed music in many genres, classical, popular, and sacred; all are represented in the collection. Of note are Fax's regular collaborations with poet Owen Dodson and composer Hall Johnson. A small file containing miscellaneous papers related to his music (copyright filings and posthumous notes by his wife,...
Dates: 1932 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1972

Eugene W. Hancock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-20230803
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of music manuscripts of compositions by Eugene W. Hancock. It also includes biographies of Hancock and other Black composers, a letter from Robert J. Batastini (G.I.A. Publications), "Spiritual Lullaby" by William B. Cooper, "Funf Stucke fur Orchester" by Anton Webern, and the 1990-1991 choral music schedule for West End Presbyterian Church.

Dates: 1970 - 1994

W.C. Handy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-110629
Scope and Contents This collection is currently unprocessed and access to it may therefore be limited. Researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections for more information on access to this collection.The collection contains material related to W.C. Handy, including music manuscripts, printed music, correspondence, photographs, typescripts for radio plays that feature Handy's music, and other ephemera.For more information,...
Dates: circa1937-1981

Paul Hume Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS228
Scope and Contents The personal papers of music critic Paul Hume comprise this collection. Highlights include correspondence from luminaries of the music world such as Marian Anderson, Pearl Bailey, Leonard Bernstein, Rudolph Bing, Nadia Boulanger, Antal Dorati, Alberto Ginastera, Serge Koussevitsky, John La Montaine, Lotte Lehmann, John Mauceri, Gian Carlo Menotti, Eugene Ormandy, Rosa Ponselle, Ned Rorem, Mstislav Rostropovich, Bidu Sayao, Beverly Sills, Gerard Souzay, George Szell, Virgil Thomson, Alan...
Dates: 1871 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1990

Ruth Norman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-180524
Scope and Contents The collection consists musical compositions authored by pianist and composer Ruth Norman, including music manuscripts and printed scores. Norman produced a variety of works, including piano solo compositions, organ solo compositions, choral compositions, solo vocal compositions, and orchestral compositions. The collection also includes a small amount of related documents, such as concert programs, correspondence, promotional flyers, and composition lists. Finally, the collection also...
Dates: 1969 - 2007