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Salvatore Minichini Music Collection

 Collection 0182-SCPA
Salvatore Minichini was an American bandmasters and composer. As conductor of the Italian Royal Marine Band he made several recordings of Italian marches and operatic transcriptions between 1923 and 1929, and composed 22 marches for band including I Zingari ("The Gypsies"), Chimes of America, and New Frontier. The Salvatore Minichini Music Collection consists Minichini’s extensive collection of manuscript scores and Italian band music. The collection contains 9,447 items and spans the years 1874 to 1973.


  • 1874-1973
  • Majority of material found within 1920-1950

Use and Access to Collection

There are no restricted files in this collection.


270.00 Linear Feet

Related Material

For other related archival and manuscript collections, please see the following subject guides.
Salvatore Minichini Music Collection
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Finding aid written in English

Library Details

Part of the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library

University of Maryland Libraries
8270 Alumni Drive
College Park MD 20742 United States