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 Christopher Lobingier (1944-2014) was a composer based in Baltimore who wrote the original score to the 1977 John Waters film Desperate Living and cofounded the Baltimore Composers Forum in 1993. This collection contains scores of original compositions by Chris Lobingier, including his score to Desperate Living, as well as materials related to the Baltimore Composers Forum, recordings, and other ephemera.
Overview Charles Henry Bochau (1870-1932) was a member of the Peabody Conservatory voice faculty from 1897 to 1932, director of the conservatory's glee club, and one of the founders of the Johns Hopkins Symphony Orchestra. The collection consists of manuscript and published scores of music composed by Bochau, including vocal music, symphonic music, and chamber music.
Overview Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji was a renowned pianist and composer whose complex music is rarely performed. The collection contains published writings as well as photocopied scores of Sorabji's music for piano, chamber ensembles, orchestra, organ, and voice.
Overview David Simon was a musician, composer, conductor, educator, painter, and arts administrator who founded the Baltimore School for the Arts and served as its director from 1979 to 1995. This collection includes manuscripts and facsimile copies of David Simon's scores, dating from approximately 1945 to 2000.
Overview Dawn Culbertson was an eclectic musician and composer based in Baltimore who experimented with the lute and recorder. Her papers contain original manuscript compositions, personal papers primarily from her student years, and recordings of her radio show, Exploring Early Music.
Overview Dina Koston (1929-2009) was a pianist and composer who co-founded the Theater Chamber Players in Washington, D.C. The Dina Koston papers include manuscript scores of her compositions, documents related to her performances, and audio recordings.
Overview A Baltimore native and Johns Hopkins University graduate, Edwin Litchfield Turnbull composed, arranged, and conducted music for the Johns Hopkins Musical Association and other local ensembles. The Turnbull scores contain manuscript and published scores composed or arranged by Turnbull.
Overview Enrico Caruso (1873-1921) was one of the most popular operatic tenors of his era. After beginning his career in his native Italy, Caruso immigrated to the United States and became a star at the Metropolitan Opera. His papers include manuscript and published scores belonging to Caruso, photographs, correspondence, scrapbooks and clippings about his career, caricatures and other artwork, recordings, and ephemera.