AMRC. American Music Research Center
Found in 75 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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Columbia College (1965–68) and Trenton State College (1968–85), member of New York Pro Musica, including published and unpublished music manuscripts; correspondence; scrapbooks; programs; and audio and video recordings of Myers' compositions and performances.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.
Printed scores and parts for 3,845 orchestrations from the late nineteenth century and through the Silent Film Era.
Collection contains cue sheets, music scores and parts from 1895 to 1927 for silent films.
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.
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.
Collection contains clippings and photographs related to Hugh McAmis, organist and composer in Texas, early twentieth century
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.
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.
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
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.
Papers of John DeGraw, Ramaley, M.Mus. University of Colorado (1938), including personal items of John D. Ramaley including awards, photographs, and writings.
Original compositions, correspondence, and scrapbook related to Lilia A. Mackay-Cantell (1885-1950), composer, music teacher, impressaria.
Music materials collected by Lillian Kessler (1908-1993), containing approximately 800 pieces of 19th century piano and piano/vocal sheet music and anthologies.
Disc recordings collected by Glenn Miller fan and collector, Mike Ford, of Boulder, Colorado
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.
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.
Memorabilia related to Nelson Eddy (1901-1967) and Jeanette MacDonald (1901-1965), screen actors and musicians, collected by multiple collectors.
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.
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).
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.