Found 13 collections related to Music -- United States -- 20th century

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Yaddo (Artist's colony). Music Group
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 90-09
141 sound discs, analog; 141 sound discs, analog
Yaddo is an artists' colony and music festival in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. The collection primarily contains recordings of concerts and rehearsals from the 1937, 1938, and 1940 Festivals. Also included are private recordings of Otto Luening doing... more
Lucier, Alvin
Music Division | JPB 16-03
24.6 linear feet (58 boxes, 2 volumes, 2 oversized folders, 1 tube); 2.5 gb (1462 computer files)
Alvin Lucier (born 1931) is an American composer who is best known for exploring the nature of sound and sonic environments. His papers, dating from 1939 to 2015, strongly represent his career as a composer and pedagogue over five decades. Most of... more
American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
Music Division | JPB 12-12
32.84 linear feet (79 boxes)
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is an organization of more than 420,000 artists that protects the copyrights of its members. The ASCAP records represent a portion of the artists who joined the society from the... more
Green, Ray, 1908-1997
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 299
34.79 linear feet (90 boxes)
May O'Donnell was an American modern dancer and choreographer. Her husband, Ray Green was an American composer who created works for dance companies as well as orchestral, choral, and children's pieces. The May O'Donnell and Ray Green papers... more
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 88-33
These noncommercial music and spoken word recordings were collected by Henry Cowell and primarily consist of his own compositions and lectures, as well as numerous field recordings of folk and ethnic music. Additional recordings contain music by... more
National Association for American Composers and Conductors
Music Division | JPB 03-15
27.7 linear feet (65 boxes)
The National Association for American Composers and Conductors, Inc. (NAACC) was founded by Henry K. Hadley in 1933. It was an organization dedicated to the task of fostering American Music. The collection contains correspondence, legal and... more
Hundley, Richard
Music Division | JPB 16-09
21.9 linear feet (66 boxes); 13.3 mb (2 computer files)
Richard Hundley (1931-) is an American composer of vocal music. The Richard Hundley papers, dating from the early 1900s to 2014 (bulk dates 1950s-2014), document the composer's career through scores, subject files, performance files, photographs,... more
Oberlin, Russell, 1928-2016
Music Division | JPB 17-20
6.83 linear feet (20 containers)
Russell Oberlin (1928-2016) was an American singer and teacher renowned for being the first countertenor in the United States, and one of the earliest in the world to have an international career. His papers, dating from 1930 to 2016, document his... more
Applebaum, Stan, 1922-
Music Division | JPB 19-01
6.54 linear feet (25 containers, 1 volume)
Stanley Applebaum (1922-2019) was an arranger and composer who was highly active in the New York City popular and commercial music industry from the 1940s to the early 2000s. Among his clients were Skitch Henderson, the New York Pops, Ben E. King,... more
Amram, David
Music Division | JPB 14-29
74.92 linear feet (114 boxes, 33 volumes, 3 oversized folders, 2 tubes)
David Amram (born 1930) is an American composer, conductor, and multi-instrumentalist active in classical, jazz, and folk music. The David Amram papers, dating from 1937 to 2011, most strongly represent his career path from the 1950s through the... more
Wolff, Christian, 1934-
Music Division | JPB 18-10
13.37 linear feet (35 containers)
Christian Wolff (born 1934) is an American composer and literary scholar closely associated with John Cage, Morton Feldman, David Tudor, Earle Brown, Frederic Rzewski, Alvin Lucier, Cornelius Cardew, and other mid- to late-20th century modernists.... more
Gauthier, Eva, 1885-1958
Music Division | JPB 13-29
20.0 linear feet (80 boxes)
Éva Gauthier (1885-1958) was a Canadian-American vocalist best known for her performances of contemporary music and her associations with George Gershwin, Igor Stravinsky, and other composers. Her collection of published scores documents her vast... more
Rollins, Sonny
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 898
73.43 linear feet (144 boxes, 18 volumes, 18 tubes, 7 oversized folders); 37.13 gigabytes (969 computer files)
Theodore Walter "Sonny" Rollins (born September 7th, 1930) is an American jazz tenor saxophonist. His papers, dating from the 1910s to 2015 (the bulk dates from the 1950s onward), document the musical, personal, and career development of one of... more