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Composers -- United States -- Archives

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Brent Michael Davids scores

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-28
Scope and Contents

Photocopied scores of Brent Michael Davids, composer.

Dates: ca. 1985-2000

Daniel Jones manuscripts

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-45
Scope and Contents

Manuscripts of Daniel Jones (1888-1932), American composer and pianist. Includes compositions of Jones' spouse, Edith Howell Jones.

Dates: 1913-1932

Dave Grusin manuscripts

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-39
Scope and Contents

Manuscript scores of Dave Grusin (b. 1934), composer, graduate of the University of Colorado (B.Mus., 1956), including manuscript scores and parts for film and television compositions, as well as sketches and published arrangements. Notable in the collection are manuscript and sketches of several award-winning and award-nominated film scores, including "The Milagro Beanfield War," "On Golden Pond," and "The Fabulous Baker Boys"

Dates: ca. 1960-2000

Dennis Riley Manuscripts and Personal Papers

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-72
Scope and Contents

Personal papers of Dennis Riley (1943-1999), compososer, pianist, pioneer of computer music notation; student of George Crumb, Ben Johnston, and Storm Bull; M.Mus. University of Illinois (1968), Ph D. University of Iowa (1973); MacDowell Colony Fellow, Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow, Joseph H. Bearns Prize fwinner. Includes music compositions, teaching materials, correspondence, and audio recordings.

Dates: ca. 1968–1999

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

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

Richard Toensing manuscripts and papers

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-104
Scope and Contents The Richard Toensing manuscripts and papers comprise scores and professional materials encompassing Toensing’s career as a composer and teacher. The centerpiece of the collection is 21 boxes of scores spanning his entire career as a composer, from his 1964 Doxologies I (for Wind, Brass, and Percussion) to his final work Serene and Heavenly Bells (2014). Many of the scores are supplemented with data discs that include the...
Dates: 1964-2015

Thomas Brosh manuscripts and personal papers

Identifier: CoU-AMRC-13
Scope and Contents

Manuscripts and personal papers of Thomas D. Brosh (b.1946), composer, music theorist; graduate of the University of Kansas, University of Colorado Boulder, Banff School of Fine Arts, University of Denver, Catholic University; professor and dean emeritus, Community College of Aurora (1980-2001), formerly asssistant professor of theory and composition, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (1972-1980). Includes manuscripts, correspondence, programs and publicity, and audio recordings.

Dates: 1966-2006