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African American composers

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

A. Jack Thomas music manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0022
Abstract

Alfred Jack Thomas was an African-American composer, educator, and conductor who served as a bandmaster in the United States Army and became the first African American to conduct the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. The A. Jack Thomas papers contain manuscript scores and instrumental parts for three of his compositions for orchestra: Mirage, Scenes Pastoral, and Etude en Noir.

Dates: 1940 - 1941

Cal Lampley papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0027
Abstract

A record producer, composer, pianist, critic, and educator, Cal Lampley taught at the Peabody Conservatory and Morgan State University for many years after working in the record industry. The Cal Lampley papers contain manuscript scores of his music and a small collection of concert programs and related papers.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1980-1990