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Composition (Music)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

George Antheil papers

Identifier: Coll 456

Collection contains an original musical composition by George Antheil, an American composer.

Dates: Between 1922 and 1959

Howard Barlow music manuscript, Little violin piece

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1920 Jan 1] 1: [Barcode: ALMA244873]
Identifier: CA 1920 Jan 1

Collection is comprised of a violin piece written by Howard Barlow, music director of CBS between 1927-1943, and conductor of the long-running Voice of Firestone at NBC.

Dates: 1920

Marcia Davenport Music Manuscripts collection

Identifier: Coll 445

The collection contains original music manuscripts from early 20th-century composers, including William Rhys-Herbert, Celius Dougherty, and Deems Taylor.

Dates: 1916-1921

Leonard Friendly papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 236

Leonard Friendly was a music author and arranger who also ran radio music programs on WPIK, KSL, and on Portland, Oregon's radio station KWJJ. The collection (1947-1960) contains music manuscripts, phonograph records, business correspondence, letters for fans, and letters regarding Friendly's radio programs, financial records, radio performance files, and promotional material.

Dates: 1947-1960

Avery Robinson papers

Identifier: Ax 247
Abstract George Avery Robinson (1878-1965) was born in Louisville, Kentucky. After attending Harvard and working as a business manager, Robinson served in France during the First World War. He moved to England in 1920 to study music composition and work as treasurer for the Royal Philharmonic Society. He returned to the United States in 1931 where he continued to compose and arrange music, work with numerous popular musicians such as Roland Hayes and Paul Robeson, and work with his wife's perfume...
Dates: 1895-1964

Nellie "Nell" Miller Seely papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 585

Nellie "Nell" Miller Seely (1878-1968), a daughter of Oregon pioneers, became a songwriter, milliner, painter and poet. The collection contains correspondence, published and unpublished music manuscripts, music notebooks, photographs, memorabilia, and phonograph records.

Dates: 1933-1966

Jon Sutton papers

Identifier: Coll 477

The collection comprises the papers of composer, musician, and artist Jon Sutton, and includes artifacts, biographical material, professional papers, books and poetry, musical scores, recordings, news clippings and ephemera, and photographs and artwork.

Dates: 1947-2017; Majority of material found within 1952-1999