Amedeo De Filippi (1900-1990) was an American composer and arranger. The Amedeo De Filippi score manuscripts, dating from 1927 to 1928, hold either manuscripts or manuscript copies of scores for piano, instrumental groups, or vocal music by De Filippi. Most are undated.
Karl L. King was an American bandmaster and composer of band and circus music. A baritone player in several town and circus bands, King served as Bandmaster for Barnum & Baileys Greatest Show on Earth from 1917 to 1918, and became leader of the Fort Dodge Military Band in 1920. In addition, King was one of the founders of the American Bandmasters Association, and was named honorary life president in 1967. King composed many pieces, most notably the march Barnum & Baileys Favorite, as well as pieces for many American universities and school bands. The Karl King Collection consists of 245 manuscripts published by K.L. King Music, C.L. Barnhouse, J.E. Agnew, and the Fillmore Bros. Co., among other publishing houses. Manuscripts date from 1909 to 1955, with the bulk of manuscripts published by K.L. King Music being undated. Also included in the collection are biographical materials, photographs, a program, and correspondence donated by Mrs. Shirley Ryon.
University at Buffalo, State University of New York - Music Library
The collection consists of 123 scores of compositions by Leo Smit, principally in copies of holographs. There are 21 scores of works by other composers arranged or transcribed by Smit. The remaining 41 scores are works by other composers either inscribed to Smit or marked for performance by Smit.
James Bolle (b.1931) is an American conductor and composer who was instrumental in founding numerous musical organizations, including the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra and the New Hampshire Symphony Orchestra. As a composer, his major works include the opera Oleum Canis, five sinfonias, four string quartets, concerti, orchestral works, songs and chamber music. The James Bolle Score Collection includes materials relating to Monadnock Music, press books, and manuscript copies, final score copies, and individual instrumentation from many of Bolles most famous works, including the Christopher Smart Cantata, and four concerto for violin, piano, oboe, and clarinet.