The George Howerton Papers, filling nine boxes, illuminate Howerton's life, career and interests. While the entirety of the collection ranges from 1923 to 1999, the bulk of the content lies between 1935 and 1971. The Papers fall into six general categories: 1) biographical information, 2) teaching materials, 3) programs and concert information, 4) information on clinics and festivals and programs from these occasions, 5) presentation and lectures, and 6) publications.
Rose Marie Grentzer (1914-1985) was a music educator who helped raise awareness about and fostered scholarship on audio-visual aids, international music education, and American music. After leading and enhancing music education programs at Juilliard, the University of Michigan, and Oberlin, she developed the graduate program in music education at the University of Maryland. Professor Grentzer taught and gave speeches throughout the world; was active in the Music Educators National Conference (MENC) (later the National Association for Music Education (NAfME)), Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity, and numerous other organizations; and cultivated the University of Maryland Madrigal Singers into an international touring choral group. This collection contains papers from her professional activities, organizational affiliations, and personal relationships, as well as photographs, correspondence, recordings, sheet music, subject files, embossers, posters, a scrapbook, ... Read More
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Oliver Daniel was an American arts administrator, musicologist, radio director and producer, and composer. The collection includes correspondence, manuscript and printed scores, photographs, programs, clippings, scrapbooks and periodicals.
California State University, Dominguez Hills - Department of Archives and Special Collections
This collection contains the papers, photographs, videos, and musical recordings related to organist, conductor, and musicologist Dr. Don Lee White. The collection documents African-American church music, church history, and the evolution of spiritual music in African-American churches. It also includes several compilations of hymns along with audio and video recordings of church and classical performances.
Syracuse University - Special Collections Research Center and University Archives
Collection of musical works and publications from many different sources. This includes printed sheet music, bound collections of music, books on music, books of music, opera programs, libretti, opera scores, church bulletins and announcements concerning musical performances, catalogues of music, and periodicals concerning music.
The professional and personal papers of Charles B.[Bruner] Fowler (1931-1995), eminent American arts advocate, educator, editor, writer and philosopher, fill 236 boxes. The collection consists of published and unpublished articles, including related research and correspondence; published reports, pamphlets and educational materials; chapters written in books; authored and edited books, including personal copies of each; unpublished keynote addresses and speeches; reports of studies and projects, presentations at conferences, seminars and symposia; unpublished scripts; recorded interviews and speeches; slides and photographs; and memorabilia related to Dr. Charles Fowler's work.
Philip Gordon (1894-1983) was a composer, arranger, conductor, and music educator who lived and worked in New Jersey and was active in both state and national music education organizations. The Philip Gordon Papers covers the period from 1924-1988; the bulk of the material dates from 1951-1985. The collection consists of published scores of band, orchestra, instrumental ensemble, choral arrangements and recordings of Gordon's compositions, unpublished scores, financial documents, and personal correspondence.
Will Earhart (1871-1960) was born in Franklin, Ohio. He began teaching in Ohio, and by 1888 he was music supervisor in the public schools of Greenville, Ohio. By 1898 he was Director of the Richmond (Indiana) High School Orchestra and helped establish the Richmond Civic Orchestra. In 1912, Earhart was Director of Music in the Pittsburgh Public Schools. A year later, Earhart founded and administered the University of Pittsburgh's Department of Public School Music. Earhart held several offices in the Music Educators National Conference (MENC), later known as the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), including vice president (1910) and president (1915-1916). This collection contains published and unpublished typescripts, articles, books, pamphlets, reviews, and music by or about Will Earhart. It also includes personal and professional letters and correspondence, addresses, and photographs.
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Collection contains materials collected by Slonimsky throughout his lifetime that document his life and work as musicologist, composer, conductor, lecturer and author. Included are personal biographical materials; Slonimsky's writings (drafts, typescripts, reprints, etc.) of newspaper, periodical, journal, and magazine articles, record liner notes, radio broadcasts, and talks, published and unpublished; music composed by Slonimsky, manuscript and printed; concert programs; correspondence, among many others, with Henry Cowell, Alexandre Gretchaninoff, Roy Harris, Charles Ives, and Edgar Varèse; biographical materials on composers and performers mosly generated when Slonimsky was editing Baker's and The international cyclopedia; music collected by Slonimsky, manuscript and printed and multi-composer collections; among the manuscripts are many short holographic works and fragments; scrapbooks; and iconographical material, such as family photographs an those of composers and musicians ... Read More