scores (documents for music)
Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Original and entire drafts or transcripts of musical compositions or arrangements. Typically having the parts of all the different instruments or voices written on staffs one above another, so that they can be read at a glance.
Found in 65 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Born in czarist Russia, composer and pianist Vladimir Padwa immigrated to the United States in 1932 and was heard regularly in concert halls, on radio, and in recordings for RCA Victor. He co-founded the First Piano Quartet and taught at the New York College of Music. The Vladimir Padwa papers contain manuscript scores, many of which are holographs, of nearly all of Padwa’s compositions, including works for piano, large ensemble, and the stage. The collection also includes Padwa’s musical...
Overview Walter Spencer Huffman was a composer and music teacher who studied and served on the faculty of the Peabody Conservatory of Music in the 1940s and 1950s. From 1955 until his death in 2005, Huffman taught music privately in Maryland and continued to compose. The collection consists of holograph scores of approximately 150 works, including chamber music, symphonies, and choral music.
Overview William A. Chrystal was a pianist, composer, arranger, and conductor based in the Pittsburgh area for most of his career. He attended the Peabody Institute in the 1950s and earned a bachelor of music, master of music, and artist diploma in piano performance. The William A. Chrystal papers contain primarily manuscript music scores prepared by Chrystal, including his arrangements for piano or another solo instrument of classical works, popular songs, and jazz standards.
Overview Wilmer T. Bartholomew was a professor of music at the Peabody Institute and Goucher College who specialized in acoustics research, singing technique, and choral conducting. The Bartholomew papers contain published and manuscript scores composed by Bartholomew as well as various notes, research, correspondence, and publications.