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AMRC. American Music Research Center

 Record Group
Identifier: AMRC

Found in 75 Collections and/or Records:

George Lynn scores and manuscripts

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-62
Scope and Contents Scores of George Lynn (1915-1989), composer, choral conductor, organist; student of Roy Harris, Randall Thomson and John Finley Wililamson; Assistant professor of Music, University of Colorado at Boulder (1950-52); Music Director, Westminster Choir College (1964-69); Visiting Composer-in-residence, University of New Mexico (1971); Choral conductor, Colorado School of Mines and Lorettor Heights College (1971-86); Visiting professor of choral music, Rice University (1986-87), including...
Dates: ca. 1950-1989

George T. Simon Papers

Identifier: CoU-GMA-13
Scope and Contents

Materials collected by George T. Simon, Musician, music critic for Metronome (1935-1955), record producer, and author of Glenn Miller and His Orchestra; containing correspondence to and from Glenn Miller and family and friends; articles by Simon on Glenn Miller; proofs of Simon's book Glenn Miller and His Orchestra, photographs; correspondence and reviews about his book.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1935–1955

Glenn Giffin interviews and writings

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-40
Scope and Contents

Writings and recorded interviews conducted by Glenn Giffin (1943-2012), Denver Post music and dance critic; graduate of the University of Colorado Boulder (B.Mus.) and the University of Denver (Master of Library Arts); curator of the University of Denver's Carson-Brierly Dance Library; receipient of the Dance Alliance services in the field award, 2009. Includes 404 cassette tape interviews of musicians for his Denver Post column.

Dates: 1967-2003

Gloria Grotzinger sheet music collection

Identifier: COU-AMRC-103
Scope and content

Song sheets from the collection of Gloria Grotzinger, formerly of Loveland, Colorado. Includes extensive selections from the early American songbook, especially in the areas of early 20th century musical theatre, patriotic songs, and coon songs. Includes a first printing piano vocal score of the musical, "Showboat," with all original language.

Dates: 1846-2009

Gordon Dooley dance orchestra music

Identifier: CoU-GMA-26
Abstract The Gordon Dooley Dance Orchestra Music represents the professional library of the Gordon Dooley Orchestra, a society dance band prominent in the Denver area from the early 1960s through the early 2010s. The collection of music largely consists of the arrangements produced by Gordon Dooley for his ensembles of varying instrumentation. Supplemental holdings include photos, memorabilia and other artifacts related to Dooley and particularly his early association with Alton Glenn Miller, with...
Dates: ca. 1941-2012

Gordon Myers music and personal papers

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-69
Scope and Contents

Papers of Gordon Myers (1919–2006), composer, musicologist, humorist, professor of music at Columbia College (1965–68) and Trenton State College (1968–85), member of New York Pro Musica, including published and unpublished music manuscripts; correspondence; scrapbooks; programs; and audio and video recordings of Myers' compositions and performances. Includes the score and parts to God's Trombones, his dissertation (ED D.) from Columbia University.

Dates: 1919–2006

Grauman's Theatres scores

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-113

Printed scores and parts for 3,845 orchestrations from the late nineteenth century and through the Silent Film Era.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1882-1937

Hank Troy Silent Film Cue Sheets and Scores

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-90
Scope and Contents

Collection contains cue sheets, music scores and parts from 1895 to 1927 for silent films.

Dates: 1903-1930

Helen Walker-Hill Collection

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-92
Scope and Content

Music compositions by black women, collected by Helen Walker-Hill, author, pianist and musicologist; Ph.D., University of Colorado; assistant adjunct piano faculty, University of Colorado [1983-1990]; including reproductions of music scores and recordings. Documented music by black women throughout the twentieth century, and includes an oral interview with Margaret Bonds as well as a lecture by Dr. Walker-Hill.

Dates: ca. 1950-1990

Howard B. Waltz papers

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-93
Scope and Content

Collection consists of awards, articles, clippings of performances 1930-1999, piano pedagogy, sheet music and songbooks, student recital programs 1941-1979, reel-to- reel tapes of performances, and original compositions.

Dates: 1930-1999

Hugh McAmis Collection

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-65
Scope and Contents

Collection contains clippings and photographs related to Hugh McAmis, organist and composer in Texas, early twentieth century

Dates: Majority of material found in 1890–1910

J. Bunker Clark papers

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-19
Scope and Contents

Writings on American music history collected by J. Bunker Clark (1931-2003), Professor of Music, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, as part of NEH-funded seminars occuring 1976-1978.

Dates: 1978-1979

Jean Berger manuscripts and personal papers

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-6
Scope and Contents Papers of Jean Berger (1909-2002), born Artur Schlossberg, professor of Music (1961-1968), founder of the John Sheppard Music Press, including manuscript and published scores and parts; scrapbooks; drafts of memoirs and related correspondence; diaries (1948-2002); personal correspondence, especially with Henry Pleasants, Rita Berger and Jon Berger; geneological records; business papers and correspondence concerning copyright, the American Society of Composers and Publishers (ASCAP),...
Dates: 1931-2002

John and Anna Gillespie papers

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-37
Scope and Contents

Papers of John E. "Jack" Gillespie (1921—2003), Professor of music, University of California at Santa Barbara, author, musicologist and organist, including more than five thousand pieces of photocopied sheet music collected by Dr. Gillespie and his wife Anna Gillespie, used for researching their Bibliography of Nineteenth Century American Piano Music.

Dates: ca. 1950-2000

John Carbonell Sheet Music Binders Volumes

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-99

19th century music sheets bound into volumes by their original owners, collected over a 40-year period by John Carbonell, and acquired by the American Music Research Center in 2006

Dates: 1794-ca. 1900

John Carter recordings

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-18
Scope and Contents

Recordings and supporting materials of John (1929-1991), composer, jazz clarinetist, band leader; M. Mus, University of Colorado (1956); Down Beat Magazine Jazz Hall of Fame.

Dates: 1929-1990

John DeGraw Ramaley Personal Papers

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-77
Scope and Contents

Papers of John DeGraw, Ramaley, M.Mus. University of Colorado (1938), including personal items of John D. Ramaley including awards, photographs, and writings.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1938–1950

John P. Langs

Identifier: COU-4209

Karl Kroeger papers

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-50
Scope and Contents Papers of Karl Kroeger (b. 1932), composer, musicologist, librarian; B.Mus., B.Mus.Ed., M.Mus, University of Louisville, M.S. University of Illinois, Ph.D., Brown University; Head, University of Colorado Music Library (1982-1994); Curator, American music Collection, New York Public Library (1962-1964); Composer-in-residence, Oregon Public School Systerm (1964-1967); Director, Moravian Music Foundation (1972-1980); Visiting Lecturer, University of Keele (1980-1981). Includes composition...
Dates: 1949-2004

Lilia Mackay-Cantrell manuscripts and papers

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-63
Scope and Contents

Original compositions, correspondence, and scrapbook related to Lilia A. Mackay-Cantell (1885-1950), composer, music teacher, impressaria.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1914–1930

Lillian Kessler sheet music

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-110
Scope and Contents

Music materials collected by Lillian Kessler (1908-1993), containing approximately 800 pieces of 19th century piano and piano/vocal sheet music and anthologies.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1908–1993

Mike Ford recordings

Identifier: CoU-GMA-25
Scope and Contents

Disc recordings collected by Glenn Miller fan and collector, Mike Ford, of Boulder, Colorado

Dates: Majority of material found in 1940–1959

Moravian Church Music Collection

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-67
Scope and Contents

Collection contains research and teaching materials used by Sister Mary including music and booklets published by the Moravian Church in Bethlehem, Pa. and Winston-Salem, N. C., notes, articles, and clippings.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1960–1980

Nadia Boulanger and American Music: A Memorial Symposium, records

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-9
Scope and Contents

Proceedings of "Nadia Boulanger and American Music: A memorial symposium," presented in honor of the 25th anniversary of the founding of the American Music Research Center in 1969, including planning records, video and photographic documentation of the event, and donations by former students of Boulanger, especially AMRC board member Don G. Campbell.

Dates: 2004

Nelson Eddy and Jeanette MacDonald Memorabilia

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-34
Scope and Contents

Memorabilia related to Nelson Eddy (1901-1967) and Jeanette MacDonald (1901-1965), screen actors and musicians, collected by multiple collectors.

Dates: 1901-1967

Nick Perito Manuscripts and Papers

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-71
Scope and Contents

Manuscripts and papers of Nicholas "Nick" Perito (1924-2005), pianist, composer, arranger, conductor; Bachelor of Music, Juilliard School of Music (1949); including manuscript compositions, scripts, correspondence, photographs, and papers documenting Perito's career. Of special interest are the scores and scripts documenting Perito's many credits as music producer for TV specials, including the Kennedy Center Honors, and materials documenting his work with Perry Como.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1924–2005

Paul Tanner Recordings and Memorabilia

Identifier: CoU-GMA-15
Scope and Contents

Recordings, artifacts, and memoribilia collected by Paul Ora Warren "Lightnin'" Tanner (1917-2013), trombonist, electro-thereminist, inventor; PhD, University of California, Los Angeles (1975); developer of the electro-theremin; member, Glenn Miller Orchestra (1938-1942).

Dates: Majority of material found in 1917–2013

Perry Como scores and scripts

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-26
Scope and Contents

Scores and scripts of Perry Como, born Pierino Como (1912-2000), noted singer, recording artist, and television personality, including scripts, full scores, and instrumental parts from the Perry Como Show (1955-1963), TV specials, and recording projects; published sheet music; photographs; recordings; and memoribilia.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1912–2001

Raging Grannies of Denver records

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-76
Scope and Contents Records for the Denver chapter of the Raging Grannies, ca. 2002-2008. Included are membership lists, newspaper clippings, online news articles, internal and external correspondence, publicity materials, typed songs, including original and proposed versions, are also in the collection. Three CD recordings, which include one holiday album, comprise the studio recordings of the collection. Two VHS tapes document 11 live performances in Denver and Colorado from 2002-2003. Also included are...
Dates: ca. 2002-2008